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National Coracle Centre

Cenarth Falls, Cenarth SA38 9JL, Wales
+44(0)1239 710980
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Ranked #3 of 3 attractions in Cenarth
Type: Specialty Museums
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We had not realised that the use of coracles was so international. As well as coracles from various parts of Wales they have them from Tibet, Vietnam and North America among others.

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Towcester, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I have already railed elsewhere on Tripadvisor about Cenarth, a beauty spot that the inhabitants are trying their best to destroy. Now it is the turn of the main attraction apart from the falls and river. Bundled together are the National Coracle Centre, The Water Mill and the obligatory souvenir and antique shop. I have never been especially fond of... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Whilst staying at the cottage next door to the Coracle Centre it made sense to pay a visit. There was lots to see and learn and the proprietor was really helpful and knowledgeable. There was a surprise for us as well as one of the photos showed the floods in Bangor On Dee many years ago and The Buck House... More

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This is one of those quirky little places that you might miss, but is well worth a visit! It's well laid out and Martin is charming and so keen to share his knowledge - we loved it!

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kunduku
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97 reviews 97 reviews
36 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

I spent a really enjoyable hour at the museum and enjoyed both the coracle room and a stroll down to the mill. The coracle room was full of interesting information and it was easy to digest as it was written in short bursts which held my interest. There were lots of photographs and local recollections in addition to the coracles... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

A friendly and informed guy was running the place when we visited. For £2.50 an adult you get a guided tour of the room next to the shop which includes a demonstration of how to get into and use a coracle for fishing or exploring. Various types of craft are distributed around this room and each has a story which... More

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England
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Well set out and interesting. Needs about 3/4hr to read everything in the smallish room. Avoid the Scone /welsh tea at the Salmon Leap across the bridge. Worst scones I have ever tasted. Could have played cricket with them. Also the Welsh cakes.

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Carmarthen
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87 reviews 87 reviews
9 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

This is so interesting, the history, the knowledge of the owner and the care taken to ensure enjoyment. A so to take home souvenirs full of interest. We will return.

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Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

not enough places to eat but lovely place to visit, museum is interesting, nice local pub . Great waterfalls nearby..look fort eh eels a delight for the kiddies with fishing nets.

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Tregaron, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Followed the signs, went in the shop, ignored by a very bored shopkeeper- no signs or details of the centre so went back out. We could have asked but why should we/ A smile and a greeting costs nothing

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