Newcastle Emlyn Castle, Newcastle Emlyn

4.0
#7 of 16 in Historic Sites in Carmarthenshire
Newcastle Emlyn Castle, in the town of Newcastle Emlyn in Carmarthenshire, Wales.The ruined 13th-century castle, mentioned in Brut y Tywysogion in 1215, when it was seized by Llewelyn the Great (Llywelyn ap Iorwerth). It was recaptured by English forces in 1288, bringing Rhys ap Maredudd's revolt to an end. The castle was captured by the Welsh during the revolt of 1287-8, and also by Owain Glynd┼Ár in 1403.
Using our custom trip planner, Newcastle Emlyn attractions like Newcastle Emlyn Castle can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Source
Create an itinerary including Newcastle Emlyn Castle
map
Newcastle Emlyn Castle Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5
87 reviews
Google
4.0
TripAdvisor
  • Short visit but very nice views. Almost no people around so you can enjoy the view and quiet environment.  more »
  • Nice walk, well kept grounds. Dogs on leads welcome. Castle is a ruin but our little ones still enjoyed running around. Castle over the entrance is very impressive.  more »
  • We went for a little walk round the castle after our meal out and found it to be great!. The castle gives you great views and the walk around it gives you a great view of the river and rapids. Beautif...  more »
Google
  • Free to enter, lovely view. Not much castle left
  • Lovely ruined castle with some great walks around it.
  • Lovely setting, walks and view
  • Nice walk with a legend for the kids.

Plan your trip to Newcastle Emlyn

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Newcastle Emlyn

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Carmarthenshire by other users

1 day in Pembrey BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Llandeilo BY A USER FROM DENMARK August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Llanpumsaint BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Ystradfellte BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Wales BY A USER FROM CANADA July, teens, culture, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Llanelli BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Carmarthenshire BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Llanelli BY A USER FROM INDIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Wales BY A USER FROM INDIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Llanelli BY A USER FROM INDONESIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Llanelli BY A USER FROM ALGERIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Wales BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: September, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans