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Using our CADW guide, we noticed that Llawhaden Castle was only 5 minutes down the road from our accomodation and free to visit.
Parking is a short walk from the castle in the village, but free.
Free entry to the CADW maintained castle.
It's free ! Great place to visit and bring a picnic gorgeous views . Perfect little village on top of a hill and great walks down to the church and the river . Walk down a drive to get to the public footpath and it...More
The short walk through the village to the castle was easy with a pushchair, very nice to look at the beautiful houses there!
There was far more to the castle than we imagined and the kids absolutely loved discovering all the little hideaways and ruined...More
We parked in the village and it was just a short walk to the castle. It is owned by Cadw, but is open access. There is a beautiful ruined gatehouse and it leads to a large site to explore. There are towers to climb, with...More
Stopped off here on way to Picton Castle. Yep nice and a bigger ruin with more to see but it is in the sticks a little and for only maybe a 20 minute stop off you need to be on way to somewhere. But was...More
Our two teenagers thought our time here was one of the best activities of the holiday... A huge compliment! Really easy to visit (free parking, free entry, interesting info to help you picture what it was like, safe access etc) and just fun to explore....More
My family all the visiting castles and this is one of the best as it is a very small castle but brilliantly preserved and allows you to walk around it and really experience the size and quite a few stairs to various balconies et cetera
Though it had been a property of the Bishops of St Davids for quite sometime before the arrival of the Normans and was actually destroyed by the Welsh in the late 12th century the Castle we see today is largely the work of Bishop Thomas...More