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Oxwich is a grand Tudor house, built in courtyard style. Gower is a marvel. Heritage buffs and beach bums alike love this beautiful peninsula. In years gone by, the wealthy built wherever the view suited. The Mansel family chose a lovely spot on a...more
All reviews fortified manor house worth a visit information boards dressing up clothes nice gift shop beach car park interesting place to visit few hours ice cream tudor costumes cadw ruins quill colouring misty visitors
These ruins are off the beaten track. There is plenty of free parking & spotlessly clean toilets. Also a good size shop which sells very nice ice cream, however there is not an awful lot to see here.
We (when I say we I mean...More
A castle definitely in ruins, but a great place for playing with the 'kiddywinks.' 'Hide and seek' springs to mind, as it doesn't normally take that long to walk round these ruins, but equipped with a home=made sword oh what fun you can have, imagining...More
We walked from Oxwich Bay to the castle (beware there are a lot of steep steps up and down in the wooded area). Lovely castle with things for kids to do in the exhibition. Well prepared information boards, good shop.
I enjoyed walking the grounds and looking at all the ruins, but also thought there is not much to see there. Some areas were out of bounds, and others not well preserved. It had some simple activities prepared for children - like period costumes and...More
Was surprised that I had to pay to enter this place (£4), as this sort of thing is usually free. It’s basically an old ruin with a couple of signs to read. There are much better castles in South Wales.
Oxwich castle is slightly more recent than the medieval and Norman sites I normally go to, but it's a wonderful place with lots of character. It's not a huge place but I found the history interesting and the illustration panels brought the place to life....More
Thank you for your question. I am happy to confirm that dogs on leads are welcome at Oxwich Castle. You can find a list of all of our sites that welcome dogs on our website on the Planning Your Visit page in our Days Out... More
Thank you for your question. I am happy to confirm that dogs on leads are welcome at Oxwich Castle. You can find a list of all of our sites that welcome dogs on our website on the Planning Your Visit page in our Days Out section.