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Neglected

I think the tower gate has been forced open as you can walk upstairs to 1st floor. I don t even... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathy R
via mobile
A must place to view carmarthenshire

This is a great land mark and the history that goes with it is even more amazing to read about. For... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Des T
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Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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“towy valley” (16 reviews)
“car park” (20 reviews)
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B4310, Carmarthen, Wales
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"towy valley"
in 16 reviews
"national trust"
in 9 reviews
"car park"
in 20 reviews
"stunning views"
in 10 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 11 reviews
"botanical gardens"
in 3 reviews
"narrow lanes"
in 3 reviews
"middleton hall"
in 2 reviews
"miles and miles"
in 2 reviews
"road leading"
in 2 reviews
"great picnic spot"
in 2 reviews
"take photos"
in 2 reviews
"lovely place to go"
in 2 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 3 reviews
"surrounding countryside"
in 2 reviews
"sunny day"
in 2 reviews
"field"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think the tower gate has been forced open as you can walk upstairs to 1st floor. I don t even know if it is owned by NT now,as totally neglected and i think the open gate would be a health and safety issue. There...More

Thank Kathy R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great land mark and the history that goes with it is even more amazing to read about. For those interested the cottage next to the gates to visit the tower can be found online. The views in every direction were amazing the...More

Thank Des T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My late grandfather always told me he’d tried to find his way to Paxton’s Tower on numerous occasions, but failed! My partner and I always see the tower when on adventures, so decided to try and visit as it is such a prominent landmark of...More

Thank Louise V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Victorian folly built on top of a hill to serve no purpose other than to commemorate an event and provide an excellent view over the surrounding countryside. A good size car park provides free access through a kissing gate and a 200 metre walk...More

Thank KS&HC
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

There is a small car park near the location for free; you just cross the field to visit this lovely tower you will be confronted by breath taking views. Well worth the visit, if you are a walker check out maps there are nice country...More

Thank jaj15
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

National Trust monument, well worth a visit, great views & you will notice the tower when visiting other sites. Voluntary contribution Car park then short walk across adjacent field.

Thank Glen D
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

The views from this tower over the Towy Valley are spectacular. There is a car park close by, but access to the actual tower was a little muddy in February. There is nothing much else here so take a picnic and enjoy the views or...More

1  Thank Nikki W
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

360 degree views. A folly it might have been but as a panorama viewing point, fantastic! Not the most beautiful piece of architecture but a must to stand next to it!

Thank Martin B
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

lovely place to walk the kids and dog.Fantastic views, good parking and easy to find .Other good attractions nearby ie botanical gardens and shopping in carmarthen

Thank Pip G
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

To be honest, the tower itself might as well be viewed from a distance. It's just an empty shell of a building that is just a bit underwhelming close up. But that's the end of the bad news! The steep, fairly narrow road up the...More

Thank Haydn J
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