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Pembroke Castle, Pembroke

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web
Learn about the rich, bloody, and important history of this ancient castle, originating from 1093. Explore inside Pembroke Castle and have the scenes from its past brought to life by the castle’s exhibitions. Sculpted figures, sets, lighting, and a triggered audio sequence recreate scenes of interest, including a medieval banquet, the birth of King Henry VII, and a bloody Civil War battle between Cromwell’s troops and Royalists. Explore the labyrinth of passageways and towers, and take in the views from the 23 m (75 F28ft) Great Keep. Peer down into the medieval basement dungeon and spot the Pembroke “prisoner.” Enrich your understanding with a guided tour, available for a small fee. These need to be pre-arranged in low season, but they leave at scheduled times the rest of the year. Buy your tickets to Pembroke Castle in advance from their website to avoid queuing on the day. With our custom trip planner, Pembroke attractions like Pembroke Castle can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This is a great attraction and reasonably priced for a well presented exhibit. Unfortunately it began raining quite heavily whilst we were there, and you will be outside for some of the time. The guid...  read more »
  • As you enter the city from the Pembrokeshire Coast Path you can't help but notice this hugh castle. Well worth a visit. 
  • Wow! This place is beautiful! I came here with my partner for a day out and it really was perfect. The setting was lovely and coming in off season it wasn't too busy which we liked. The castle has ple...  read more »
  • Loved it. What a great day out. Think it helped that the sun was shining but there's plenty to do here even on a normal day. Lots of history about the castle. Great picnic area. Small 3d models of the castle throughout its life which I found very interesting. Great views from up the towers. Just make sure you wear comfortable footwear as last thing you want to do is fall flat on your arse when climbing down one of the very narrow steep winding stairways
  • Best castle I have visited for some time, you really get the feel of what it must have been like but without it being over commercialised. You must follow the guided tour which really brings the castle's significant history to life. Our tour guide - Isla, was fantastic. A really great experience and it should be up there in the top castle awards. ps don't tell anyone!
  • Loved the Castle and all the displays. Fantastic to be able to climb up the tower and wander around all the walls and rooms. Docking one star for the price as I felt it was very expensive, especially for children.
  • Pembroke Castle is a fantastic day out for the whole family. We have children aged 1, 3, 4 and 6 who loved it as much as we did. It's definitely the best castle we have been too. Exploring the castle, running around the enormous map, the vast cavern, looking at the exhibits, climbing up the Keep and enjoying the view, seeing where King Henry VII was born, and consuming a delicious burger (from the local farm) in the cafe and an ice-cream in the sunshine. It was a fabulous day out and we cant wait to come back. Well worth the journey from Cardiff
  • First' I admit I never been there but I had see the movie "Me before you" and the pictures of the castle inspired me to paint from my imagination two painting attached here. Shuki Aloni ISRAEL
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