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Kidwelly Castle

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Kidwelly Castle

Really worth the visit. The weather was fantastic and the views from the castle were lovely... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Storm C
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I went here with my family and it was a really good experience. You can go inside the castle and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Llanelli, United Kingdom
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Kidwelly is on a par with the other great castles of Wales. We all get our moments. But if you want a truly medieval moment, catch a glimpse of Kidwelly shrouded in early morning mist. Spine-tingling stuff. So complete and well-preserved it’s a...more
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Castle Road | Kidwelly, Carmarthen SA17 5BQ, Wales
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All reviews well worth a visit nooks and crannies information boards small car park gift shop steep steps entrance fee little gem few hours small shop friendly staff great visit free entry couple of hours fantastic views castle ramparts
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really worth the visit. The weather was fantastic and the views from the castle were lovely. Small entrance fee with free parking. Recommended

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Storm C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went here with my family and it was a really good experience. You can go inside the castle and look at it from ages away and then on the way out you could stop in the cafe with us next to it sell good...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lowzkthjoz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love castles, then this is a beauty. more complete than any other castle ruin in the area, but a lot to see there. well kept and maintained too.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kongogasho
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Kidwelly Castle with my 5 year old son and it bought both of us so much joy. Exploring the castle with all it mysterious passage ways and rooms was great fun. There was a magic about the place that moved the imagination to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GregA808
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

What a lovely little gem of a place. We were staying in Burry Port for a few days and decided to visit this castle. Easy to find well signposted car park quite small but it wasn’t a busy day so parkedno problem. You enter through...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank charlihey
Reviewed 31 December 2018

There is a lot to Kidwelly Castle. It’s full of towers to climb, walls to walk and basements in which to descend. You can spend a lot of time exploring. Facinating. Entry fee very reasonable at £4. Small gift shop. Good restrooms.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Neil B
Reviewed 30 December 2018

Plenty to look at and enjoy. Hundreds of years old and well managed. The welsh castles are generally amazing. Lots of different towers and walkways. Lovely shop and the small town was interesting with a old style small town feel. Local shops, local people and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cherinafranklin
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Cadw have a small car park and a well stocked shop. Not too pricey entry and so much to see, steps to climb and views to admire. Not the largest of castles but one of the best preserved thanks to the absence of Oliver Cromwell...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rossergruffydd
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We always have fun in the castle, the kids love to make believe and runabout like lunatics. Loads of details of the castle left, it's easy to see why it's been used of so many film location sites.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Clare288
Reviewed 4 November 2018

On first impression and advertising literature, the castle only looks very small. However, once crossing the drawbridge, it all opens in front of you and it's huge. Much to look at and interesting staircases to climb. One of the most complete castles in Wales, so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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30 January 2019|
Response from Cadw_Wales | Property representative |
Hello thank you for your question, yes dogs on leads are welcome at Kidwelly Castle.
14 July 2017|
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Response from Stephen C | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is.
3 June 2015|
Response from Cadw_Wales | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. A family ticket for Kidwelly castle (which will permit entry for two adults and two children under 16) is £12.00. More information on ticket prices and site information can be found on the... More