Uhrovec, a little village of the same name is nearby. The village hides the birth place of Ludovit Stur - a house where he was born and raised. In the same house the leader of the Prague Spring of 1968 Alexander Dubcek was born. There is a museum devoted to both important persons in their home.
The Uhrovec Castle was built between 1251 and 1293.
The castle stands at the side edge of the Nitricke Vrchy Hills, which are a part of the Strazovske vrchy. The castle's altitude is about 600 meters above the sea.
There are several information tables on the way to the castle.
The castle is under reconstruction.
Newly reconstructed roofs cover the upper castle and the chapel.
The Janko’s Hill with the Memorial of the Slovak National Uprising heroes is nearby. There is the Hotel Partizan at the same area.
By Car from Bratislava
Go to the higway from Bratislava to Trencin. Turn right to the Banovce nad Bebravou (E572) before you reach Trencin. In Banovce na Bebravou turn left to the Uhrovec village an then it is about 6 kilometers to the Uhrovske Podhradie village from Uhrovec village. The length of the whole route Bratislava - Uhrovske Podhradie is about 150 kilometers.