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Manorbier Castle

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Address: Tenby, Wales
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Description: The birthplace of the 12th-century scholar, Gerald of Wales.

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Visited on a Groupon deal as an 'ending' to a weekend of coastal walking and wasn't disappointed. The castle is easy to find with it being well signposted from the main road, the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Porth, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

We stumbled across this castle whilst visiting Tenby last week, It is a beautiful Castle set in an absolutely breathtaking location, I have noticed in previous reviews that there is a distinct lack of information around the castle and i agree with this, you could provide a more interactive and educational experience, i would have loved to know what role... More 

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Porth, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Visited on a Groupon deal as an 'ending' to a weekend of coastal walking and wasn't disappointed. The castle is easy to find with it being well signposted from the main road, the car park is a council owned site accross the road from it, near to the beach, it's £1 per hour or £5 per day (April 2015). Parking... More 

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Cheadle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Quiet and tranquil place, a short walk to the clean beach. The 12th century church is well worth a visit, beautiful stained glass windows on all walls.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Beautiful castle set in a lovely location but there was absolutely no information provided about the castle at all. We went with our family and the children learnt nothing about a castle and its different parts or why it had been built there or who had owned it. Given that it was £5.50 for an adult and £15 for a... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
11 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

On Easter my husband and I visited Manorbier with its Norman Castle and stunning beach surrounded by bushes of golden broom. Fantastic day, you can just enjoy the day in the Castle garden or walk to the beautiful beach. You can take your dog with you :). Maybe more choices at the bar? sunday 5 April 2015

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Neath
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We had a wonderful sunny morning at Manorbier Castle, with its fantastic sea views. Reasonably easy to find, with Castle sign posts once you get quite close by. The car park is well sign posted (Beach Car Park) and is very large - £1 for 1 hour & £3 for 3 hours. There are toilets in the car park -... More 

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Avebury
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I have stayed at the house within the grounds of Manorbier Castle and as a site, it exudes an old world charm that on glorious days creates the perfect sun trap. It made a great centre from which to visit the surrounding area and when the day is over, climbing the tower to look out to sea as the sun... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Manorbier Castle is stunning. There is a little "secret gate" which you can use to walk straight up to the entrance over the moat. The castle was having work done during our visit but one of the staff let me have a quick peek into the grounds --- it is an amazing Norman 12th century castle. Manorbier is a beautiful... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

This is a great castle that has been preserved, a place of great history with equal beauty and charm, you can just visit or stay

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
34 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This is one of the most picturesque castle you are ever likely to come across. With its ivy covered walls attractive gardens and instead of a cobbled courtyard a nicely laid out lawn, a very nice place to spend a warm sunny day. Having said all that its hard to imagine it was a once a very formidable fortress. It... More 

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