Kidwelly Castle, Carmarthen

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  • August 18, 2017
    First Castle visited this trip & a good example. Small but well preserved & good views. Well worth a visit. Riverside location.  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    This was a good castle considering the low admittance price. It didn't take us much more than an hour to look at everything, but we did have an energetic toddler with us! You can climb one tower and l...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    The largest castle we visited in Wales, Kidwelly Castle offers a lot to see and do with plenty of ground to walk, rooms to explore and history to learn.  more »
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  • A castle with great history. Well worth a visit. Beside, it's a lovely small town around. Was also a filming location of the "Knights of the Coco Nut". Well preserved, much to discover. Small entrance fee. Nearby is a pub, at the gate. The Gate House Pub. Recommended.
  • Kidwelly Castle is one of the more under appreciated of the Welsh castles. It isn't as large as the likes of Caerphilly and so forth but it is still impressive nonetheless for differing reasons. It's semi-circular shape constrained by the geology and the river makes it unusual in its shape and design. It also is very well preserved due to its lack of involvement in the civil war and also featured in Monty Python and the Quest for the Holy Grail! The site itself if well maintained with friendly Cadw staff.
  • Great Castle and so well preserved for a castle of its age. Kids will love exploring all the different rooms.
  • Very cool early castle. Smaller and not as well made as Pembroke, but lots of great history there and you can walk around on your own.
  • Lovely little tourist attraction, kept very clean and tidy, there were treasure boxes which you could interact with and they gave you actors impressions of the history behind the building.

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