The community of Raglan is situated in the county of Monmouthshire, South Wales.
Llandenny, Pen-y-Clawdd and Kingcoed are wards within the Raglan community with two thousand residents and six hundred houses. Raglan is twinned with Parcé-sur-Sarthe, Pays de Loire. At the heart of the village is the medieval church, which was originally built in the 13th and 14th century and rebuilt in the 15th century (St Cadoc’s) and the Beaufort Hotel.
Raglan is famous for the castle where construction work started in 1430’s and took over 150 years to complete. It has been stated that it was built for show rather than battle, The history books show Oliver Cromwell’s forces camped there for around thirteen weeks. The castle was eventually taken and was systematically destroyed by parliament. The remains are still impressive and overlooks Raglan village and surrounding communities.