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Laugharne Castle

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Address: King Street, Carmarthen SA33 4SA, Wales
Phone Number: 01994 427906
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A brilliant ruin and lovely views!

A castle has been on the site for centuries. The current incarnation, which is now a ruin, is from 1500s I think. You can no longer go inside the castle ruins. But you can walk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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116 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A castle has been on the site for centuries. The current incarnation, which is now a ruin, is from 1500s I think. You can no longer go inside the castle ruins. But you can walk all around it. Beautiful gardens nearby, and the views over the estuary are fantastic in all directions. Laugharne itself may be best known for its... More 

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

This castle is really worth a visit, beautiful little garden and amazing views. Love it, will be visiting again

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Escucha, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

originally we went to see where Dylan thomas wrote his famous works just up the hill from the castle.as we walked down the hill you cant help but see the castle, although we had already seen one side of it from the car park just off the square. we went in past the very friendly staff and into the museum... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

A fabulous caslle, no 'no go ' areas. Stroll through the picturesque grounds and look out over the estuary. Gorgeous.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Closed, also Cadw so no National Trust free access even if it was open. Only £3.30 to get in when open so not a big problem

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Pembroke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

A lovely castle to walk around with great view of the estuary. Give it a try before or after a visit to Dylan's place.

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

Located in the pretty village of Laugharne, turn off at St Clears between Carmarthen and Tenby. The castle is more a romantic looking Castle than a defensive one, however it is in reasonable condition for a ruin. a small museum tells about the history of the Castle. All the staff are very friendly. worth a visit The pubs are good... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

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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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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