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Llansteffan Castle

Llansteffan, Wales
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Imposing position overlooking the estuary

A very nice castle in an imposing position overlooking the estuary but somewhat hidden in trees... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
KS&HC
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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
Beautiful castle ruins with amazing views

It is about a 15 minute walk from the car park to the castle. The castle is just ruins with a few... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hannah B
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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“stunning views” (14 reviews)
“car park” (20 reviews)
“steep walk” (6 reviews)
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Llansteffan, Wales
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"stunning views"
in 14 reviews
"car park"
in 20 reviews
"steep walk"
in 6 reviews
"free entry"
in 7 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 5 reviews
"half mile"
in 3 reviews
"amazing location"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 8 reviews
"worms head"
in 3 reviews
"up hill"
in 3 reviews
"great few hours"
in 2 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 6 reviews
"spiral staircase"
in 3 reviews
"don't forget your camera"
in 2 reviews
"real sense"
in 2 reviews
"mobility issues"
in 2 reviews
"information boards"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A very nice castle in an imposing position overlooking the estuary but somewhat hidden in trees. Obviously this castle is not intact so there are many other better examples in Wales if you want the full effect of a powerful middle ages fortress. Free car...More

Thank KS&HC
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is about a 15 minute walk from the car park to the castle. The castle is just ruins with a few signs around telling you about the different wards and a bit of the history but it is free and we really enjoyed our...More

Thank Hannah B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many wonderful castles in Wales and this is up there as one of the best. There are of course better preserved ones and information on site is sparce but the lovely walk up from the car park is well worth it with the views...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Strangely a bought an overpriced guide at the tea shop on the beach after my trip to the castle but there was no need. There are no staff the castle and could be you have the place to yourself! There are information boards around the...More

Thank Libby W
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

A lovely walk up to the castle ruins. There is lots of information up there. The grass was beautifully kept and it is free to go in .

1  Thank jonnythejohn
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

You need to walk up to this castle as it’s perched on a hilltop, but your efforts are rewarded with a picturesque ruin and great views out to see and across the estuary.

Thank Henchelson
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

We often visit this castle as a family, even better if your children are doing castle projects as you can see the castles development through the stages. With the recent visit you can leave the car in a nice flat car park, right by a...More

Thank jaj15
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Llansteffan Castle is a fantastic place, well worth the walk up the hill. Not only near a lovely beach along the River Tywi, but the views are stunning and the castle itself is very well maintained and unspoilt, but not over-managed. It gives enough information...More

Thank Ellie D
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We took a group of youngsters to this great castle and they enjoyed the different areas and explanation panels on offer. The weather was mixed, but the remaining walls sheltered us from the worst of the wind and the walk back down to the beach...More

Thank JSMacGill
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Spending a weekend in Llansteffan and despite me being on crutches we still made the trek up to Llansteffan castle. Lovely little walk up from the beach and stunning views of Carmarthen from the top. With the village only being small I’d definitely recommend making...More

Thank mikerod03
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Julia W
15 November 2016|
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Response from CelticWarrior1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's open all year and well worth a visit
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