Clun Castle started as a Motte and Bailey castle, built by the Norman, Robert de Say, around 1140-50, as part of the Marcher lordship known as the Honour of Clun.

Overlooking the River Clun and close to the confluence of the Clun and River Usk, the site was chosen for its defensive advantage and the presence of a natural rockery mound which could easily serve as the motte. Climb to the top to explore the ruins and take in the spectacular views of the surrounding area.

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