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Kidwelly Castle

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Address: Castle Road | Kidwelly, Carmarthen SA17 5BQ, Wales
Phone Number: 44-155-489-0104

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Let your imagination take you back in time.

From arriving at the castle we were impressed. The castle is in such good condition there is enough of the ruins to be able to imagine how life would have been. The lady in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

From arriving at the castle we were impressed. The castle is in such good condition there is enough of the ruins to be able to imagine how life would have been. The lady in the shop told us tales of the castles history as well. We took the dog with us (he wasn't aloud above or below ground level but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

a must visit place and to carry home some memorebilia. specially for the people who want to see the heritage. though there are many on the hills but this one is well maintained and well kept

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

What a great piece of history and its very accessible. Lots to see with breathtaking views. Cheap entry with helpful, friendly staff. Dont miss out on this place if castles are you thing.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The castle is in fantastic condition which is then easy for you to imagine how it was all those years ago. There is a fair bit to explore and there are some fun stairs and great views to keep everyone entertained.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Boring Sundays: found this place. (from the Rhondda) loved every minute of it. Tested the GoPro out, Photos added, it says it all :)

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Escucha, Spain
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65 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

we had been shopping In Carmarthen and as we drove back through Kidwelly we saw the castle and thought we would visit. I drove up off the main road and parked the car in the car park. we walked in and noticed that there were great places still remaining inside, from the wall walk the views were exceptional now I... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Great way to spend an hour or two. Lots of places to explore; behind walls, spiral staircases, wall walk. Great views all around Kidwelly and beyond. The lady in the gift shop was very helpful, friendly, and informative. Also met a lovely black and white, tailless cat, in the car park, who followed us into the castle.

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Near to Carmarthen in south Wales this is one of four castles you could visit in a day that are close to each other (pembroke/carew and manobrier are the others. I would not say this is a 'pretty castle' as someone else described it ,it is what it was ment to be , a brutal stronghold It has a fantastic... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Beautiful great history , lovely afternoon spent so much to learn about how they lived and what they endured

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Located at Kidwelly south of Carmarthen in South Wales The castle is a ruin, but has plenty of walls and structure left to understand its strength and importance as a castle. sited next to the river which at one time would have been its main communication with the outside world, roads were just mud tracks then with lots of pot... More 

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