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Pembroke Castle

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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superb guided tour

I was looking for something interesting to do on a wet and windy day...and found it at Pembroke... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Marvellous place full of history

We spent a very enjoyable two hours going up towers and down a cavern and into rooms with tableaux... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Telford, United Kingdom
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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
+44 1646 681510
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was looking for something interesting to do on a wet and windy day...and found it at Pembroke Castle. This was mostly due to a fantastic guided tour lead by Gareth, a retired history teacher from the local school. Gareth's stories of the Norman and...More

Thank Greyfin
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent a very enjoyable two hours going up towers and down a cavern and into rooms with tableaux and exhibitions. This castle is steeped in history and much of the fabric remains, albeit sadly some is in ruins. The owners have done a fantastic...More

Thank Tattvadarzin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not sure what to expect, we paid our entrance fee of £6 60 and entered. We had free run of the place, battlements to explore, exhibitions running from room to room and towers to climb. We stopped for lunch in the cafe and had the...More

Thank Ourwend
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Do get there for the free guided tour. Definitely made the visit come alive. Really found it very interesting

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 4 days ago

There is a lot to see at the castle where you can climb up the 5 storey tower for magnificent views. £ times a day there is a free guided tour and ours was led by Howard who was extremely enthusiastic and knowledgeable. The tour...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

David kept us all engaged for a full 90 minutes while he explained all aspects of the castle; how it was built, how it was so defensible, weaving the stories of all the important characters & events that happened here. He spoke clearly for the...More

Thank M_c_morri
Reviewed 5 days ago

We greatly enjoyed a genuinely excellent, amusing and very well informed guided tour of the castle undertaken by Dave, one of the volunteers and it transformed our understanding of this incredible historic building. An absolute bargain as the tour is included in the very reasonable...More

Thank Causewaygiants
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I joined a tour about to start, tour guide being Pauline...never had a guided tour around a castle before and was very pleasantly surprised when Pauline brought the castle alive with her fascinating stories in each individual room /area! Much preferred this...More

Thank Trissie
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is well worth a visit. Take the guided tour for full benefit. This is run by a charitable trust. Full marks to the trusties! Packed full of things to see and learn.

Thank David B
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of the best castles I have ever visited. It is big with so many places to explore and a lot of displays and information to read and listen to, all beautifully done. Interesting history is explained well, and the guides and staff...More

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Lynda H
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Admission Prices Ticket Standard With Gift Aid** Adults (16+) £6.00 £6.60 Seniors (65+) £5.00 £5.50 Children (3-15) £5.00 £5.50 Children under 3 FREE FREE
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Response from higgy5150 | Reviewed this property |
Yea We went there as we had our Dog on holiday and had a great time