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Excellent free and great views

I'm a bit stunnned people are grumbling about making an effort to walk up a hill, it isn't that... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Georgette J
Well worth it!

Very easy uphill walk to the castle from the beach. Excellent views. Great plaques with history... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Steph D
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Wales, United Kingdom
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“stunning views” (12 reviews)
“car park” (18 reviews)
“steep walk” (6 reviews)
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Llansteffan, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm a bit stunnned people are grumbling about making an effort to walk up a hill, it isn't that steep or in fact long! It isn't really set up for buggies or wheelchair users, but as the attraction is currently free I think it's great...More

Thank Georgette J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very easy uphill walk to the castle from the beach. Excellent views. Great plaques with history and information for visitors. Dogs allowed!

Thank Steph D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay, so it takes a bit of effort to walk up the hills to get there, but it is well worth it. Llansteffan has a wonderful, history, and it's all laid out here. The information boards are excellent, the remains enough to interest you and...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its a fair walk up to the Castle and its ALL up hill but as a partially disabled person i was able to complete the hill climb and i was so glad i did.The Castle is beautiful but the views are outstanding...

Thank StormySkye n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is so worth the trek up, but not for the unfit, took about twenty mins from the lane, the view is amazing and so is the castle with lots of look outs.

Thank U9776LEsusan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard there were nice walks around here but didn't expect to find such a magnificent castle, and were able to take in the breath taking views alone from there over the bay.

Thank paultaylor22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place--- needs to be maintained better in order to keep this treasure for ever -- why not re- build it!

Thank muirsreef
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I take a lot of interest in old era things. They are just special and i could not resist visiting this castle. The place is beautiful and you can have some breathtaking views from the castle. The parking is free as is the entry to...More

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 4 September 2017

It's a good walk up to the castle but the view on a clear day is worth it. Commanding views over the estuary. Basic information on the history and layout of the castle - could have done with a bit more detail especially on ownership...More

Thank Androyd55
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We walked from Llanstephan on the Wales coastal path then visited the castle. Though in ruins there is still sufficient of the walls standing to gain insight into its grandeur. Excellent views from the grounds over the estuary and coast.

Thank Greecophile
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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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