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Carmarthen Castle

Nott Square, Carmarthen SA32, Wales
+44 1267 231557
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Good for history buffs

There is not a lot of castle left ,but reading the story's of the pop up figures dotted round you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Grimsby, United Kingdom

Not much remains of Carmarthen Castle, Cromwell and his boys saw to that, but there are interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Nott Square, Carmarthen SA32, Wales
+44 1267 231557
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There is not a lot of castle left ,but reading the story's of the pop up figures dotted round you find how hard life was for the Welch people years ago. Good view of the river from top and excellent tourist information office,the staff are...More

Thank lottie49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much remains of Carmarthen Castle, Cromwell and his boys saw to that, but there are interesting bits in it, not least as it was used as the County Jail for a number of years. Make sure you climb the stairs to the top of...More

2  Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very little left of Carmarthen Castle now, and most of that is occupied by the council. Entry is free. It's cool the way it looks as it dominates the town, and there are some lovely views over the Twyi when you go inside, where you...More

Thank ScouseGirlOnTheMove
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this on a recent visit to Carmarthen - apart from the gatehouse there are a couple of old gaol cells to visit and plenty of local information on offer

Thank Hancocks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we came to Wales I knew I had to visit the birthplace of Merlin. We got to Carmarthen, we saw the outer wall of the old castle immediately. We parked and walked back down, a short walk. And then we went into the visitor's...More

1  Thank Ringo_Mersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our trip was to visit several castles in Wales so we travelled from Caernarfon making our way south. Carmarthen was the second overnight stop. If you like Castles well worth the visit.

Thank embee44
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I love visiting castles and there history not much left of this castle but pictures show a very substanial castle for the period

Thank Kenneth B
Reviewed 23 August 2017

As most reviewers have noted, there isn't a lot of the castle left, but it is a free attraction and a nice way to spend 1/2 hour. The Tourist information bureau is in the castle, and we found them very helpful and friendly. If you...More

Thank Jo H
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We came on a day trip travelling on the steam train Tornado. I had not been to Carmarthen before and was looking forward to seeing the castle. I had seen a programme on Castles on the television just before I left. However, the castle I...More

Thank Hilary P
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Having been unable to find any signs or anything helpful as to where the castle is, we just wandered around Carmarthen enjoying the shopping opportunity. Purely by luck did we happen across the 'Castle'. As soon as we realised it was free we knew there...More

Thank Anya W
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Julie L
6 October 2016|
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Marian W
26 July 2016|
Response from Martin C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, this should read Carmarthen, a typo which unfortunately is hard to rectify.