Castles in West Wales

Wales is often called the "Land of Castles" and rightly so, as it is home to some of Europe's finest surviving examples of medieval castle construction.

Cardigan Castle

Cardigan Castle

Cardigan Castle offers visitors 900 years of history and wealth of heritage.

Approx 2.7 miles*

Carew Castle and Tidal Mill

Carew Castle and Tidal Mill

The magnificent Carew Castle has a history spanning 2000 years. Set in a stunning location, overlooking a 23 acre millpond, the castle displays the development from a Norman fortification to an Elizabethan country house.

Approx 29.7 miles*

Carreg Cennen Castle & Farm

Carreg Cennen Castle & Farm

Carreg Cennen Castle & Farm is Situated in 1 mile north east of Trapp, just 4 miles from Llandeilo in Carmartheshire, on the western fringe of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Approx 36.6 miles*

Cilgerran Castle

Cilgerran Castle

Cilgerran Castle stands on a precipitous, craggy promontory overlooking the river Teifi where it merges with the Plysgog stream.

Approx 4.7 miles*

Dinefwr Park and Castle

Dinefwr Park and Castle

A magical land of power and influence for more than 2,000 years, Dinefwr Park and Castle is an iconic place in the history of Wales.

Approx 32.7 miles*

Newcastle Emlyn Castle

Newcastle Emlyn Castle

The 13th century ruins of Newcastle Emlyn castle overlook the winding river Teifi below.

Approx 10.8 miles*

Laugharne Castle

Laugharne Castle

Think Laugharne, think Dylan Thomas. A bittersweet love affair between townsfolk and resident poet, conducted via prickly poems and supremely clever short stories.

Approx 25.8 miles*

Pembroke Castle

Pembroke Castle

Idyllically set on the banks of the river estuary, this mighty fortress is largely intact, and its endless passages, tunnels and stairways are great fun to explore, plus there are super exhibitions, which tell the tale of its medieval life.

Approx 32.2 miles*

 

 

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