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Parking just a short walk away, this is a stunning ruined castle set in a lovely quiet place. Lots... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bagshot, United Kingdom
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Our two teenagers thought our time here was one of the best activities of the holiday... A huge... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank Anna F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Parking just a short walk away, this is a stunning ruined castle set in a lovely quiet place. Lots of areas to explore.

Thank jomatthews123
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Pepsi40
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

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

Thank NicCJ
Reviewed 28 June 2018

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

Thank c_brown637
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Excellent little castle with parking for 5 or 6 cars (free) about 200 metres away. Good ruins and nicely kept grounds. Information plaques give a reasonable history of the site. A good idea of the sheer opulence and indulgences of the greedy Bishops of the...More

Thank gazzaman69
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Car parking for half a dozen cars is about 250 metres from the castle entrance, both parking and castle are free. It is a small castle, not fully complete or as large as some nearby examples such as Carew but enough to give a very...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Tuesday 8 May 18, My husband and I went to visit another castle under the care of Cadw, we went to visit Llawhaden Castle just five miles away from Wiston Castle. The ruins of Llawhaden Castle stand on a hill overlooking the River Cleddau. The...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Being an Irish person and with a family name "Aidan" this was a "must see" for us. It was a lovely tranquil spot and the ruin itself is wonderful.

Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Out of the way impressive castle, free to get in which is surprising given how extensive the remains are. Plenty to explore and not usually many people there. Very quiet and atmospheric; well worth seeking out.

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