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Carmarthen Castle

Nott Square, Carmarthen SA32, Wales
44-126-723-1557
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Ranked #15 of 18 Attractions in Carmarthen
Type: Castles
Most recent review
- Sep 9, 2014
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English first
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We had a leaflet and two maps but gave up the search after driving around for nearly two hours. There are NO signs to the castle anywhere around Carmarthen! - not good for visitors

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

It was ok, free to go and see what was left. On the plus side there was audio information which gave a history of a life of a family of the time.

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lampeter
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I hate to admit it but i had never been before dispite visting family here for 9 years. Moved to lampeter in march and my kids were bored of shoppi g so i thought this would offer respite. Its very small and not that impressive in terms of structure but the cell and police station are well done and the... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Very little to see. It looks great from the outside but was disappointed with the inside. I think a great opportunity has been lost.

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Leeds
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235 reviews 235 reviews
125 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

On our way back to Llandudno, from Anglesy, we stopped off for a quick look at the castle. On driving in we saw it in the distance and then 'lost it' - how can you lose such a big castle? Obviously the road markings were not very good as we have driven all over the world, Then we saw it... More

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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218 reviews 218 reviews
212 attraction reviews
241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

In response to one of the earlier reviews,it is nonsense to say that everything in England costs,as they put it. Places such as Durham and Salisbury Cathedral,York Railway museums and most London attractions are free and way better than this naff little Castle. I'm site we've got better in Australia! Carmarthen is a dump as well. Go to Cardiff castle... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I was hoping to see a bigger castle than was there. Not much left which was a shame. But Camarthen town is a nice place to visiti

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Yes it's small, there's not a lot there, but it's free! And the staff member in the museum was extremely friendly and helpful. We visited with two small children and a dog and it was just right for their attention span. And the keep tower was a great place to have our sandwiches!

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Not a huge amount to see, but it is worth a visit if you are in Carmarthen to see other things. Entrance is free and it affords some nice views of Carmarthen.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Castle would be a lot better if they did more with it/to it. It's not a day trip but rather half an hour of your lucky job. Very small and not a lot to see

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