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Pembroke Castle, Pembroke

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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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  • Brilliant place to visit. Castle was very impressive, some of it rebuilt but still a lot of original and unique features. Staff very friendly and helpful and a free guided tour with Gareth who is a re...  more »
  • Visited Pembroke Castle today - timed our visit to get the guided tour which was 1st class - our guide Sue was excellent and gave a great account of the castles history from its beginnings in 1093 to ...  more »
  • what a great castle....just what you want.....large, impressive castle, mostly rebuilt...loads of stairs, turrets etc to explore...free tour, a tea shop...kids stuff...get down there a.s.a.p ! 
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  • Seems to be like a great place to visit, unfortunately we have arrived when it was closed but never the less we were still very impressed with the beauty of the castle and the surroundings. Prices are around £5 p.p. Free car park available 5 feet further from paid car park 👍😉
  • Amazing place loads to do for young and old. Also has a amazing walk around the outside of the castle that takes u all around the lake. Great day out. 😃
  • Nice day out for all ages. The Castle is well maintained and very explorable albeit by very steep stairs to most places. Lots of rooms and exhibitions to see, we were lucky to go on a ghosts and witches tour.
  • 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
  • Amazing castle, well worth the money. Highly interesting tours. Plenty to see and do.