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Pembroke Castle

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The many uses of urine!

You MUST take the tour...it will make a wonderfully fascinating castle even MORE fascinating... read more

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carylheard
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Hoboken, New Jersey
Guided tour a must!

Well, we didn't expect to love Pembroke Castle as much as we did, but Howard and his tour were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Liz S
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Sydney, Australia
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One of the most magnificent of Britain's castles is the "birth place of the Tudor Dynasty." You can climb the 80ft Great Keep, descend into a pre-historic cave and look down into a prisoner in a medieval dungeon. There is also a cafe and gift shop...more
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Pembroke SA71 4LA, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday

You MUST take the tour...it will make a wonderfully fascinating castle even MORE fascinating. Howard, extraordinary tour guide, brings the gritty middle-ages to life with true tales that will make the kiddies want to become history majors. Example: use of urine "produced" by castle inhabitants...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well, we didn't expect to love Pembroke Castle as much as we did, but Howard and his tour were absolutely fabulous and brought it to life! Captivating, enthusiastic and knowledgable, be prepared for the tour to run over, but it's well worth staying the course!...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 3 days ago

A recent visit to Little England beyond Wales brought to life by a Pembroke Castle Tour Guide. Enter retired Secondary School teacher, Gareth. A Welshman with a penchant for storytelling, whose understanding of history was only matched by his charismatic delivery. Studious endeavours of the...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We recently visited Pembroke Castle with friends. We arrived in time to follow the Tour with Gareth. He was a retired Secondary School History Teacher. Gareth brought the Castle to life and with so much information, we all thoroughly enjoyed his tour.

Thank Sbmulligan
Reviewed 6 days ago

Howard kept our whole group captivated for 2 hours! He said he may go on longer than the hour and anyone could leave any time especially if he went over the hour! No One left and we could have listened for longer! He bought history...More

Thank mel m
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great vast castle with lots of history, lots of nooks and crannies. We joined the guided tour with David who was excellent. Friendly and so informative and included us in the context of some of his discussion, always makes it more interesting. Great historical...More

Thank Maggie O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely visit last week with our two dogs in tow. Not only were they welcomed they were given some organic dog biscuits as well. The free tour is definitely worth taking. The lady we had was very entertaining as well as informative. She...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love castles you are in for a treat, great exhibits telling you the history of the castle , lovely grounds to walk round in and out, dogs allowed , parking nearby , we have it easy today lol, great place to visit

Thank andydebbiecoutts06
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reasonable price, I think £5 each as seniors, and dogs are allowed in (and given a bag of doggie biscuits). You need to arrive in time to go on one of the two free guided tours. We caught the 11.30am tour and the second was...More

Thank Jan295
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reasonably priced and excellent value considering the guided tour was free. Howard, our guide was fantastic, really bringing the stories to life in an enthusiastic yet informative way. It’s a beautiful castle in an interesting location and I hope it stands proud for many more...More

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Peter B
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I wondered about that and checked the tax rules. For admission to qualify as a donation for gift aid purposes it needs to be at least 10% more than the standard admission fee with no additional benefit. There’s an article... More
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