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Pembroke Castle, Pembroke
(4.6/5 based on 1,300+ 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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  • Fantastic looking Castle, rich in history all for a reasonable price. Staff were friendly and we was given a great Tour by David. He was very informative but with a entertaining twist. David really ma...  more »
  • Probably dampened by the cold and wet weather but a pretty castle and grounds to explore. They have interactive stations which explain some of the history, as well as an optional guided tour. Would de...  more »
  • On a grey drizzly day in December, we had a memorable visit to the castle, brought alive at midday by the knowledge and enthusiasm of Gareth the guide! Over the course of about 75 minutes we went from...  more »
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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.