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Address: Nott Square, Carmarthen SA32, Wales
Phone Number: 44-126-723-1557

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It was ok but expected more

Expected more from what we heard but compared to other castle we have been to it was disappointing. Perhaps we should have spent more time there

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
Dorothy C
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Telford, United Kingdom
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Bridge, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Lovely little castle does not take long to walk around but there lots to read which is interesting, think young kids would get board but it's nice to pop in if your in the town

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Telford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Expected more from what we heard but compared to other castle we have been to it was disappointing. Perhaps we should have spent more time there

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I am glad to see how Carmarthen castle has become open to the public in the 21st century. As a child I always used to wonder what it was like inside. Purchased an excellent authoritative book by Neil Ludlow whilst there and the lady working there was enthusiastic and helpful.

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Swansea County, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

found this interesting little castle at the top of carmarthen town centre. it's actually all that remains of a somewhat more substantial structure that was destroyed in the past. There is a little museum and and shop packed with info about the local area. great views from the gatehouse battlements. All this and free entry!.

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South Cerney, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

On my way to this castle I was very apehensive as I am not one for looking round old stuff. However I spent 2 hours walking round and enjoyed every minute. Would fully recommend a visit. The £6.85 to enter is very good value as you can leave and re enter as many times as you wish up until 5pm.the... More 

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

What a delight. I spent about an hour visiting the old police station and met a lovely lady called Merlin who could not have been more helpful. She told me all about the castle and its history as well as giving me lots of helpful information on everything in the surrounding area. She also gave me two town walks which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Right smack dab in the center of downtown Carmarthen, the castle doesn't take long to see. Considering the age it is mainly ruins but has been well preserved since Camarthen is the oldest town in Wales, built in 75AD. You are still able to get some great views of the town by climbing around the castle. Worth a quick stop!

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

You will not have to spend long here to get a feel for the castle as there is not much left of the ruins but it is an interesting place nonetheless. You will have great views, pop in if you're in the town centre!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I love this caslte.There are only bit's of it left but the view's are still amazing. Once you know the history of it...Well it becomes a favorite castle. It's all down to the location & being the easiest place to cross the river. Thousands of year's ago the Celts had an extensive trade network from Carmarthen. The roman's were here... More 

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Found the castle while looking for the tourist information, has lots of interactive boards for the children to listen to and press, the views from the castle are good and the castle ruins are interesting to walk round and admission is free.

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Address: Address: Nott Square, Carmarthen SA32, Wales
Phone Number: 44-126-723-1557
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Carmarthen

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