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Oxwich Castle

Oxwich, Swansea SA3 1LS, Wales
+44 1792 390359
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Great to be invited to touch and try our exhibits!

The entry fee of £4 is a little steep for such a small manor house, however I was delighted to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bowens.Collins
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Swansea
Good short practical history stop...with picnic area!

Lovely little fortified castle with dovecote just a woodland walk above Oxwich beach, owned by CADW... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RebeccaTW2
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Oxwich, Swansea SA3 1LS, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The entry fee of £4 is a little steep for such a small manor house, however I was delighted to visit somewhere that invites visitors to try out the beds and an assortment of period costumes rather than the "please don't touch" signs you usually...More

Thank Bowens.Collins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little fortified castle with dovecote just a woodland walk above Oxwich beach, owned by CADW (English Heritage cards also accepted). One whole wing of the house is complete and upstairs, on the day we were there, they had great dressing up clothes for children...More

Thank RebeccaTW2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful castle/mansion, which we visited with friends with young children. 5 kids ranging from 4-8 and all of them loved exploring the grounds and the buildings. It was a misty and wet day which added to the atmospherics surroundings and well worth a visit.

Thank Rhys E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This part of Wales has several old ruins, but this castle is still in decent condition, better than some others,in the area.

Thank Gaynor S
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The medieval aspect was a tad amateurish. A lady showing archery at a nearby target and a man allowing mock sword fighting. But the grandchildren enjoyed, an dressing up in medieval costume! Lived in Swansea for 40 years and never visited. Not a lot to...More

Thank taweman
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Really disappointed in this, £4 to see 2 rooms and some ruins you can see without paying. Not even anywhere to have a drink.n the plus side, they have a look, expensive wee!

Thank alipalky
Reviewed 26 June 2017

cute castle, unfortunately not that much left of it, but they made and effort to organise family friendly activities, you can dress up in old clothes, lie in ancient beds, write with quill and ink and explore the ruins of a once impressive building.

Thank TheMaryBlue
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Well it was closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, so we never got to take the tour. We did stop and take some photos. Not worth a side trip. And the one-lane roads leading to it are barely wide enough to fit one small car, so...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great castle. The place is great and in a great location. The staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank williamskdn
Reviewed 28 October 2016

It IS a ruin! OK, don't expect much cover! That said, it's a really lovely ruin! It's not the romantic, covered in Ivy sort, it was all cleared away! It's amazing though to see how much was crammed into such a small space! The ruins...More

Thank Kylish
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Carol R
22 March 2017|
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Response from cardiffcolleen | Reviewed this property |
Open most of the year on a daily basis as far as I know
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Kelly P
4 March 2016|
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Response from Cadw_Wales | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. I am happy to confirm that dogs on leads are welcome at Oxwich Castle. You can find a list of all of our sites that welcome dogs on our website on the Planning Your Visit page in our Days Out... More
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