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Carreg Cennen Castle

Trapp, Llandeilo SA19 6UA, Wales
44-155-882-2291
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Ranked #2 of 11 attractions in Llandeilo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Historic Sites
Activities: Walking
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Delta, BC
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

A neat place and fun to explore right down the cave underneath. It may not be easy access, but, I guess most castles aren't! The history of the castle was fun to explore. There is a fun little snack bar and souvenir shop to.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The castle is an amazing trip, staff are really friendly and helpful Food is great in the cafe, great homemade traditional food Will certainly be visiting again

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Easy to find just follow the signs to the small village of trapp. Large carpark Quite a daunting castle towering over you as its right on the top of a hill but the path from the car park zig zags so its not loke montain climbing! There are some fablous walks around the castle some harder than others you can... More

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London, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
81 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We have been trying to visit this castle for several years, we live in London & only occasionally visit South Wales, each time we have planned to visit the castle it has poured with rain. This time it was third time lucky & we made it on a gloriously sunny day. It was worth both the wait & the climb.... More

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Rugby
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103 reviews 103 reviews
87 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The aspect from the car park is rather daunting - the castle seems a terribly steep climb and, equally, a long way away, but once we started out, even crumblies like us found it quite manageable. The sun was shining and there was a stiff breeze which made for clear skies and lovely views. The castle is a ruined -... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Although it is a bit of a drive most things worth seeing in Wales are!! Free parking and only £4 entrance fee it's a bargain. Don't forget to take a torch so you can check out the caves, or you can hire there for £1.50. I would recommend the riverside walk which goes off down hil to the left at... More

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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

More brown signs needed to find Castles in this part of the country.And my TomTom stuggled,but dont be put off a fabulas castlle with equally great veiws in all directions.Nice Tea room at the bottom selling home made chutney and jams .toilet in carpark but miles from anywhere else.

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Eldersburg, Maryland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

but it is a bit of a drive off the beaten path (even for Wales), and involves a steep walk to get to it. Several unique features, including requiring two draw bridges and a left hand turn just to get to the main gate, a tunnel to a cave from the main Keep, and fantastic pastoral views.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Steep country road with places to stop for cars to pass. Car park is tight but plentiful to park (reverse parking advised) Pay at the top of steep climb at a hut for the castle BUT WE FAILED!! NO CARDS ACCEPTED.....just CASH. We did not have any cash, advised to climb down to the tea shop for assistance. The tea... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Can't fault this for the castle experience - up on a hill that gets your heart pumping, with enough of the ruins standing to give you a sense of the various castle parts and rooms, and a ave under the castle, a great view and a visitor centre/cafe/shop with a great view too. Parking, friendly people - thoroughly good day... More

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