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Manorbier Castle

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Address: Manorbier, Tenby SA70 7SY, Wales
Phone Number: +44 1834 870081
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The birthplace of the 12th-century scholar, Gerald of Wales.

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Small castle

Small castle which if your in the area is worth a visit. Close to the beach also so the car park near can get busy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
853peterm
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Small castle which if your in the area is worth a visit. Close to the beach also so the car park near can get busy.

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I spent about 2 hours with my family here, exploring the gardens and towers. Great to mix up with time on the beach. Fantastic views along the coast. Nice cafe, and gardens to relax in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Manorbier castle is set in beautiful grounds, it is very well kept, and interesting for all ages. We went with grandparents and young children, and everyone loved it. Although the castle is not very big, it is interesting with nooks and crannies, turrets above and dungeons below, and a really lovely grassy courtyard where you can just sit and enjoy... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Imagine being part of a raiding party coming across this place in the Medieval period on a misty day and being told that you are going to storm it .... While the garrison hunkered down within are encouraging you to 'Bring it on!' in whatever language was the lingua franca then .... Well back to the real world and we... More 

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Derby, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Castle plus beach plus rock pools plus waves to body board. Manobier has it all. The castle is privately owned and even has holiday cottages to hire. It is well preserved has sone amazing art installations at present which although very modern just seem to work.

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle itself is beautiful but the visitor experience was disappointing. On top of the entry fee you have to purchase an additional guidebook to get any history about the castle, most of the rooms are bare and with one exception don't offer much information about the castle. The courtyard is stunning, the castle certainly makes a beautiful wedding venue,... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Basically quite an extensive Castle in partial ruins,a very peaceful, tranquil, historically informative visit, don't expect Knights in Shining Armour, Bows and Arrows or Cannon, just somewhere to have a very pleasant experience, with a nice, Friendly Cafe where you can sit out (Weather permitting) and absorb the atmosphere. Dedicated Car Parking for Castle Visitors.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting historical place.Birthplace of Gerald of Wales. Mainly in ruins with some small internal areas.

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uk
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The castle is nice but there is not much to see especially for kids. Felt the entrance fee was a little steep compared to what the likes of Pembroke Castle offers. This said it is worth a visit and the proximity to a nice beech proved to deliver the highlight of the day and for free.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my second visit to this castle after many years have passed,it was just as lovely to explore it again ,this time with my Fiance of many years and my step daughter ,who is 19 Yrs old.We loved the garden within it and I loved the views from the towers towards the church and the beach.I think it makes... More 

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