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“One of West Wales' best kept secrets.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Kidwelly Castle

Kidwelly Castle
Castle Road | Kidwelly, Carmarthen SA17 5BQ, Wales
44-155-489-0104
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Ranked #1 of 30 things to do in Carmarthen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Carmarthen, Wales, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“One of West Wales' best kept secrets.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Its really well-preserved so you can see how it was all laid out but not too busy like some castles.

Visited March 2013
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 attraction reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
“Fantastic castle!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

A wonderfully well preserved castle with a fascinating history. Great views from the castle walls and towers and dungeons to explore! A great day out for children and adults alike.

Visited April 2013
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Union, Missouri
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This castle is the most easy to vist of all the castles. Also, it has much of the original structure still standing. You can explore many rooms and the grounds and marvel at what life must have been like a couple thousand years ago. I especially liked this castle because of the easy access and because so much of the castle remains.

Enjoy this castle and visit with the people in the gift shop for local history and an insight into the castle history. You will not be disappointed. If I lived there I would visit this castle a lot.

Visited March 2013
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Henley, Oxfordshire
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Brilliant!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

It still feels like a proper castle despite the fact it originated in the 11C - you can really visualise the castle in its prime, complete with murder holes, drawbridge and moat! Kids loved running around and getting up the towers and the ramparts. Brilliant stuff.

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Much More to See”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013 via mobile

A gem of a Castle, with plenty if rooms to explore, floored towers, a wall walk, interpretation panels and great views from the top. Well worth a visit!

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