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Newcastle Emlyn Castle, Newcastle Emlyn
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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.
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  • Very peaceful walk by the river steeped in medieval folklore and mystery, the trees and presence of the river were wonderful, we visited in Autumn where the autumn leaves were stunning 
  • Ok, didn't actually know this was here but couldn't resist a walk around. Loved the story about the dragon and the views are beautiful. Probably not worth going out of your way for but lovely if you'r...  more »
  • A nice spot to visit but area was littered with cans, bottles and dog mess. Very disappointing, could be such a nice place. 
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  • Lovely setting, walks and view
  • Nice walk with a legend for the kids.