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“A BIT OF HISTORY THAT HAS A BRIGHT FUTURE”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Carew Castle

Carew Castle
Ranked #4 of 43 things to do in Tenby
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Carew Castle and Tidal Mill’s rich history spans over 2,000 years and tells of knights of the realm, kingmakers, Elizabethan intrigue and Civil War devastation. Set in a stunning location overlooking a 23-acre Millpond, the Castle is one of the most architecturally diverse in Wales; from the west a Norman fortress, yet from the north a splendid Elizabethan mansion. The site also incorporates the only restored Tidal Mill in Wales, an 11th century Celtic cross, a Medieval bridge and picnic area all linked by a mile-long circular walk, suitable for buggies and wheelchairs, with magnificent views over the Millpond.
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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“A BIT OF HISTORY THAT HAS A BRIGHT FUTURE”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2012

Carew castle is a favourite with local schools but is never too busy ,The castle walk is interesting and to the rear is an old mill so you can spend a few hours looking around, a good, cheap family day out. The Carew Inn just opposite the entrance is a tidy place with a nice beer garden. and nearby is the Milton Brewery pub/restaurant. If you go on a Sunday Carew market just 150 yards away is another atraction and just off the main road from St. Clears to Pembroke Dock its easy to go on to Oakwood, Manor Park, the Great Wedlock dinosaur experience, Folly Farm etc. plus of course some wonderful beaches.

Visited October 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Lovely”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2012

A lovely place to visit. The combination of the castle, the mill and a nice walk too is great. Little cafe over by the mill where you can get a cuppa and cake is ideal too!

Visited September 2012
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Not worth visiting in rain”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2012

It was raining when we visited. The castle itself is a ruin not worth visiting in rain as it has no roof. The mill, which is part of the complex is interesting and gives the best views of the castle across the water

Visited August 2012
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Impressed”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2012

The castle is a more modern experience than others in the area. You get to see a more classical presentation of the castle in an educational style. Good if you like history.

Visited October 2011
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Northampton, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Nice little castle”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2012

We visited this in August 2012, it was a nice little castle, with lots of information available on the history and several architectural features. We were givven a laminated A3 sheet which allowed us to walk through the castle in an order which meant we could fully appreciate the place.

Unfortunately the main hall was not accessible as the roof was being replaced due to it's age and condition, however when it's finished it'll be a really nice place to see.

Visited August 2012
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