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Oxwich Castle

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nice family walk

had a lovely morning exploring this castle and the kids loved trying the clothes and props on... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
julie c
lovely few at castle

Spent a pleasant few hrs at the castle. Not loads to see but interesting and nice to sit outside... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Karen W
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Oxwich is a grand Tudor house, built in courtyard style. Gower is a marvel. Heritage buffs and beach bums alike love this beautiful peninsula. In years gone by, the wealthy built wherever the view suited. The Mansel family chose a lovely spot on a...more
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Oxwich, Swansea SA3 1LS, Wales
+44 1792 390359
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Reviewed 5 days ago

had a lovely morning exploring this castle and the kids loved trying the clothes and props on upstairs. nice touch.

Thank julie c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was surprised that I had to pay to enter this place (£4), as this sort of thing is usually free. It’s basically an old ruin with a couple of signs to read. There are much better castles in South Wales.

Thank Rhyd L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oxwich castle is slightly more recent than the medieval and Norman sites I normally go to, but it's a wonderful place with lots of character. It's not a huge place but I found the history interesting and the illustration panels brought the place to life....More

Thank Koffee741
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I had visited Oxwich Castle (a fortified Manor House) on a school trip many years ago. I doubt it has changed but....it was not what I recalled. There is a car park (but no one had opened the pedestrian gate meaning a sizeable number of...More

Thank Helen J
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Spent a pleasant few hrs at the castle. Not loads to see but interesting and nice to sit outside and relax in rhe sun Nice gift shop gulp i spent loads. Toilets are immaculate. No coffee shop but you can buy a coffee from the...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We visited Oxwich Castle and thought it was very well presented and the people who worked there were extremely friendly and helpful. There was a shipwrecks talk which was fun and informative which was free. There is also the chance to dress up in old...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Our grandchildren (9 and 3) chose this in preference to the beach and were not disappointed. They enjoyed doin gther questionnaire.

Thank Percy W
Reviewed 2 July 2018

If you enjoy the local history - you'll find all the fortifications around here fascinating - as we did.

Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Not a lot here but you can walk to it from Oxwich bay which is probably a better plan than driving to it. Lots of activities for kids.

Thank Maxim123153
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Very disappointing. We visit castles all over GB every year...this was the worst experience. It took us 5 Min to get through. 1 Room to visit, clothes to try... look around a very small Ruin - thats it. Not worth it. entrance should be for...More

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Carol R
22 March 2017|
Response from cardiffcolleen | Reviewed this property |
Open most of the year on a daily basis as far as I know
Kelly P
4 March 2016|
Response from Cadw_Wales | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. I am happy to confirm that dogs on leads are welcome at Oxwich Castle. You can find a list of all of our sites that welcome dogs on our website on the Planning Your Visit page in our Days Out... More