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Laugharne Castle

Address: King Street, Carmarthen SA33 4SA, Wales
Phone Number: 01994 427906
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Ranked #3 of 14 Attractions in Carmarthen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Cultural
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We briefly visited here - had a very quick look at the Castle and the home - the"Boathouse" of famous Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. It was very quiet despite this being his 100th birthday month. The house of Thomas and the 'writing shed' were up a fairly steep path but worth a little walk to peek inside. No time to... More

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10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The views were stunning and considering its mostly ruins the kids had a great time exploring, running around and climbing. Even though its ruins there is still plenty of information to fill the gaps in your own imagination

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Situated in a quiet village the castle holds the centre of attraction but is supported by woodland walks taking in some historic places used by Dylan Thomas and a few shops, bars and tea rooms that are well worth a visit.

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Ramsgate
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Although a ruin the Castle still maintains a sense of history. Very reasonably priced. Even the poor weather didn't detract from the enjoyment in fact it only enhanced the feel of what the previous inhabitants must have endured. Well worth a visit

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Cardiff, Wales
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226 reviews 226 reviews
107 attraction reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This castle, one of many constructed by the Norman conquerors, is truly a magical place to visit. We were visiting the area with relatives from Australia who take great interest in matters historical, and they loved this place. The castle is hard-by the sea shore, and would have once dominated the adjacent port now sadly much silted up, providing secure... More

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WestWales
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

An amazing place full of history. character and atmosphere and of course you are in Dylan Thomas country. Lovely walks to the front of the castle which overlooks the amazing estuary. Plenty of parking but be careful of tidal flooding.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

It was an enjoyable experience, the castle was interesting and we had a wonderful time. We enjoyed the whole area surrounding the castle.

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

It was great to be able to explore this castle during the 'open doors' weekend. There was a little information guide for you to follow around but I felt there could have been a more information and history presented. The views over the estuary were beautiful in the sunshine and the grounds and castle remains were all maintained to a... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This isn't the best preserved or the most impressive castle in the area but it's still worth a visit. It's set in a beautiful spot with stunning views from the top, a beautiful garden and has its own fascinating history. There's a tiny shop in the entrance and very helpful staff.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We visited Laugharne Castle at the end of the day and I wished we'd got there earlier. Lovely little castle with beautiful views and grounds. The Curator of the castle was very friendly and happily chatted about the castle and the local area. I'd definitely recommend a visit.

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