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Carreg Cennen Castle

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Address: Trapp, Llandeilo SA19 6UA, Wales
Phone Number: 44-155-882-2291
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9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Walking
Description: This spectacular gray-stone fortress dates back to the 13th century, and...
This spectacular gray-stone fortress dates back to the 13th century, and is noted for its awesome views from the craggy hilltop upon which the castle sits.
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Amazing castle on the edge of the Brecon Beacons

Majestic. So huge. Wished so much more was still preserved. An amazing (B-road; watch out newbies) drive to the edge of the Brecon Beacons, we spent a breezy Sunday afternoon... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Majestic. So huge. Wished so much more was still preserved. An amazing (B-road; watch out newbies) drive to the edge of the Brecon Beacons, we spent a breezy Sunday afternoon climbing up the hill to spend time on this castle campus. You can feel how busy this little town must have been. The looks out west and south of the... More 

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A lovely walk you can pick between the yellow or red route. There are hills up and down. Great views from the top by the castle we go there often.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely views, scarey cave. Well worth the little walk up to see the views and enjoy the cave. A very peaceful surrounding.

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Llandeilo, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great shop and cafe with freshly made food and drink plus it has a license had lovely cream scones and freshly brewed coffee. Will be back

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I have visited Carreg Cennen Castle for over 40 years and it never loses its appeal. As a young boy I was enchanted by this magical, huge, structure and just a little terrified by the thought of dragons living in the dungeons below (Thanks Dad). Now in my 40's I realise its not such a huge Castle, and maybe my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

It is quite a climb, but then you get something. After a warm welcome and paying a small fee you climb and start to feel the history from the first moment. Very special is the gallery. . After the castle we enjoyed a signposted round-walk and after that a stroll in the shop and a nice cup of tea. Well... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Carreg Castle is off the beaten path, but well worth it, especially if you like to explore and walk the beautiful and mystic Welsh countrysite. The Castle itself isn't the easiest to locate but stick with it. Just when you think you'll never find it, a sign appears. There is dedicated free parking with picnic benches and a couple stone... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Visited Cennen Castle on 19.07.2015 and had a fantastic few hours exploring the Castle and caves. Bit of a climb up but more than worth it, the views are fantastic and you must visit the caves they were magical. Please wear comfortable footwear and hire a torch from the shop/cafe for the caves, the floor is obviously very uneven and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Me and my fiance have always loved this castle. It's such a beautiful place; it's hard not to! Every time we visit were welcomed in so nicely :) in whatever weather, it's definitely worth a trip up there. The cafe is lovely, along with the selection of wonderful cakes! I'd recommend the carrot ;) We are so excited to be... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Nice walk up a hill, amazing old ruins. Do visit the caves underneath! Flowers, sheep, views to the hills all round. You could get a real sense of what life must have been like when the castle was full of people.

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Additional Information about Carreg Cennen Castle

Address: Trapp, Llandeilo SA19 6UA, Wales
Phone Number: 44-155-882-2291
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Llandeilo
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

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