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Castle ruins, fabulous views

Castle is just ruins with no information boards (worth printing out their official webpage to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Graham W
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Picturesque ruin

This castle is on the edge of a cliff overlooking the river valley that runs down to Three Cliffs... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2019
Henchelson
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Litchborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Castle is just ruins with no information boards (worth printing out their official webpage to take). However, fabulous views of the bay make the walk worthwhile. We parked at the golf course, signage for the official walking route is very poor but the direct route...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Graham W
Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

This castle is on the edge of a cliff overlooking the river valley that runs down to Three Cliffs bay. It’s a lovely place to visit as part of a coastal walk. It’s a small ruin so won’t take long to look round.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Henchelson
Reviewed April 7, 2019

No visit to the Gower is complete without walking across to the breathtaking views from Pennard Castle, access via golf course and marked paths, the views from the front of the castle are to be seen and marvelled at, access to the beach via wide...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank David E
Reviewed March 18, 2019

Lovely ruins of a castle, with beautiful views and over-friendly cattle. It overlooks the beach of which you can reach using foot paths. Has no clear/ marked carpark but can easily park in the village. Beware of golfers!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TirionBethan
Reviewed December 11, 2018

I was brought up in Pennard and love the castle and the amazing view over the valley below and Three Cliffs Bay, well worth a visit just for the stunning scenery

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cardiffcolleen
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We stopped off here briefly on our way to the beach and it was a great place to visit. The journey to the castle from the road involves walking through a golf course but this is easily navigated and not as issue. There is not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank adam6210e
Reviewed August 30, 2018

There's not much left of the castle and no info boards so I don;t know anything about it, but the views from the castle are amazing with good walks over to the end of the headland through a golf course.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FredFII
Reviewed August 28, 2018

There are few words to describe the views from Pennard Castle, down across Three Cliffs Bay, parking in one of the side street opposite the common/ golf course and follow the white stone marked path across the common, pass the ww2 water tower and you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

It is not very easy to get to and is basically 3 part walls. No information on site, so you need to do your homework to understand the history of the castle.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jordanrichard1
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

The view from the top is great and the view of the castle from the bottom is good. It's a steep hard walk up against the shifting sand cliff but worth it.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Its a ruin so entry is free& uncontrolled and it's always open - on a public footpath so dogs welcome, but I think dogs might not be permitted on the beach below in the summer months so do check. Might just be the beaches... More
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