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Carreg Cennen Castle

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Address: Trapp, Llandeilo SA19 6UA, Wales
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+44 1558 822291
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9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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This spectacular gray-stone fortress dates back to the 13th century, and is...

This spectacular gray-stone fortress dates back to the 13th century, and is noted for its awesome views from the craggy hilltop upon which the castle sits.

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Fascinating

A stunning location for a unique and interesting castle ruin. We had fun wandering around the site and exploring the various rooms and corridors that still remain. Stunning views... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Scott F
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A stunning location for a unique and interesting castle ruin. We had fun wandering around the site and exploring the various rooms and corridors that still remain. Stunning views and a stomach turning drop off one side. Worth the visit!

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Thank Scott F
Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I visited this site for the day as we were looking for something to do, I stumbled across it on a website and we decided that was the place as I loved how it looked. It was empty when we arrived so we had the whole place to ourselves. the shop was little and cwtchy. We walked... More 

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England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

Visited on a cold but very sunny day in December. It is £5 to get in and there is a coffee shop at the bottom of the walk to the Castle. People very often get married here as there is a well appointed room in which this can take place.

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Thank RussellEngland
bristol
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Visited this attraction whilst holidaying in the area Good value for money Staff welcoming and knowledgable

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

From the moment you see it driving up the small lane, it commands attention. Built on a high hilltop it is isolated from everything around it and is the quintessential ruined castle. Be warned it's a steep walk up but it is worth every second. Take time to explore he castle and make sure you visit the cave, although you... More 

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Thank Henchelson
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

Stunning location - was lucky enough to have a bright sunny November day for my visit. Cold and windy but beautiful! Enjoyed the cave too!

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Thank methenomad
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Our family of 2 adults and 2 children (aged 12) visited the castle in early September. The journey in our campervan was slightly nerve-wracking due to the narrow roads/lanes that led. However - the carpark had more than enough room - and it was an easy walk up to the castle. The admission fee wasn't too expensive - and it... More 

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

High on the hilltop it would have been difficult to get inside this one due to the shear drops down the Cliffside. Unfortunately couldn't get in as it was closed but the external views are breath-taking.

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Coalville, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

It's a shame my visit was spoilt by the rude owners! You really do get the feeling they think they're kings as they "own" the castle (apparently it was on the deeds by accident when they bought the farm & so they refused to give it back!) They were rude to me 2x about my dog in the space of... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

A lovely walk uphill to get there and once you're there, the views and scenery are absolutely stunning, unbeatable and so worth the short walk. The ruins are well enough intact to allow your imagination to envisage how the castle would have been many years ago. Family run with a lovely cosy tea room serving hot and cold food and... More 

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