Newcastle Emlyn Castle, Newcastle Emlyn

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#7 of 13 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.
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  • August 21, 2017
    Short visit but very nice views. Almost no people around so you can enjoy the view and quiet environment.  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    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 »
  • August 11, 2017
    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 »
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  • 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.

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