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Dinefwr Castle

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Address: A483, Llandeilo SA19 6RT, Wales
Phone Number: +44 1558 823902
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Dinefwr is a wonderful 800 acre estate with parkland walks, a Mill Pond,...

Dinefwr is a wonderful 800 acre estate with parkland walks, a Mill Pond, Bog Wood Boardwalk, Childrens Play Area, Newton House with Tea rooms and courtyard shopping area and a Medieval Castle. The estate and Newton hosue are owned and managed by the National Trust. Castle Woods and Dinefwr Castle are owned by the South Wales Wildlife Trust and managed by Cadw.

Dinefwr is a beautiful place to escape the rush of modern life and enoy the scents and sounds of nature. Whether you are marvelling at the wonderful panoramic views of the Towyi river from the castle parapets or getting up close to the dragonflies on the Mill Pond, you cant help but fall in love with Dinefwr's Parkland. There are walks to suit all abilities and childrens tracker packs to help families discover and have fun together.

Newton House is not a noral National Trust dressed house but instead acts as an exhibition telling the history of times gone by. The charm of Newton House is truely expereinced on the free Hidden House Tour. It is a house with no ropes and very much a space for families to enjoy. Fancy playing a steinway piano ? You can in Newton House. Inside the house there is also the Billiard Room, a licenced restaurant, the China Passage Art Gallery; and the Inner Courtyard Gift Shop show casing local products and plants.

Car Parking charges apply to those who are not members of the National Trust but allow free access to the parkland walks, play area and boardwalk as well as the access to the Castle. Admission to Newton House is charged separately but is free to National Trust members.

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Lovely day at dynefwr castle and manor house. Reasonably priced too. Didn't eat at the cafe but it all looked fab. Will definately be visiting again, especially at Christmas when... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely day at dynefwr castle and manor house. Reasonably priced too. Didn't eat at the cafe but it all looked fab. Will definately be visiting again, especially at Christmas when they have the Christmas fayre.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been a member of the nt now for a year and 3 weeks ago was the first time i had been.i only live 13 miles away why have i never been before? Anyway it is now my favourite place.haven't been up to the castle as it was raining.but newton house is so good for children of all ages my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We started the trip looking at the house where the young ladies said " unlike other NT properties" we encourage you to touch items ,look at items and dress up in hats, cloaks etc how fab, wonderful property. Then it was outside to to interact with the beautiful "white park cattle" a very ancient herd. Then off to the castle,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The weather wasn't brilliant so did make climbing the stairs and walkways a little more fun. This castle however is in beautiful landscape. Nice tea rooms on the walk back to car park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely place to go for a walk, explore the castle and enjoy the wonderful views of the Towy Valley. It is managed by CADW but you can enter with a National Trust membership. Otherwise it was £10 for a family ticket.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I went along last night too the Badger watch and it was brilliant and great too see the badgers so close and we spend two pricesless hours with them and sadly this was the last one of the year and will be looking forward to do it again next year.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went exploring when in the area one night for work. I ran through the National Trust grounds around the fine country house and ended up at the castle. It was a glorious day and it was great to be able to go in and look round the castle. I would suggest visiting this to anyone in the area. Terrific... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely walk on a lovely day. When the sun is shining there's no better place to be than the Welsh country side. Wander around the castle and walk through the ferns to see the deer in the fields. Before having a cool drink in the big house and a wonder around to see what life would have been like above... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fun The views from the high battlements were well worth the climb. The house was very hands on ,kids aged 7 10 11 14,had alot of fun-everything from trying on clothes to belting out songs on the piano,and the 'life below stairs' made quite an impression on all of us. The deer park was a great background for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinefawr castle and surrounding parklands is an excellent place to escape for a few hours or longer. Accessible for all, ideal for families, dog walkers and all ages. We enjoy walking up to the castle, up to you if you take the longer walk or find an easier ramble. Bluebell woods in May are a sight to enjoy. The boardwalk... More 

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