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Very picturesque with great views

We visited when there was snow on the ground in December. The scenery is breathtaking. If you are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Katy W
Worth a visit.

Enjoyed some time here with the family. Free to enter and some stunning views. Information boards... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris J
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Rail Welshpool 8m (12.9km) On hill above Montgomery town centre, Montgomery, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited when there was snow on the ground in December. The scenery is breathtaking. If you are in the area. Well worth a visit. It's a few minutes walk from the square in Montgomery.

Thank Katy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed some time here with the family. Free to enter and some stunning views. Information boards provide some interesting info. Not too busy which was nice. Worth a visit but won’t take up too much of your day.

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant and spectacular views, free admission. Very steep walk if you park in the village, but there is a small car park next to castle. (9 or 10 cars)

Thank Criccieth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with 3 generations of family. Steep climb or you can drive up to the castle. Parking at the top. We parked in the village. Well worth the walk up. All the children aged 4, 7, 9 and 14 enjoyed the visit. They beat the...More

Thank newtongrannie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really beautiful scenery. I liked the way the gas the plaques with historical information. I went to Wales with a group of friends and sisters just for a weekend away. Really beautiful . You can drive up to the castle not too steep but drive...More

Thank jacquie b
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were driving through Montgomery and decided to stop for a walk and stretch our legs. The town is very picturesque and we spotted signs for a castle so decided to have a look. We didn't realise how steep the hill was going to be...More

Thank Kath1722
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely home cooked cake and good quality ingredients make this a good stopping off point for coffee cake and or quiche etc. Court yard garden at the rear is pleasant with a grapevine for shade.

Thank 231yve
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Unfortunately dogs are not allowed on this site which meant that my husband and I could not enjoy the visit together. There was no other visitors and the car park was empty (free of charge) We walked from Montgomery and it only took around 10...More

Thank rpx181
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

There are two ways to get to the ruins. One is driving up a road and parking in the car park. The second is walking up a steep path. We did the second! Montgomery Castle is an impressive set of ruins. There are a good...More

Thank DWandDW
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We went there for a quiet place to relax in the sun and enjoy a picnic. I couldn't have enjoyed the stunning views or the castle more! Despite the castle being in ruin, there were signs with information to inform you of the castles mixed...More

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MagsMagpie
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Response from helen e | Reviewed this property |
im pretty sure there are signs for the castle. we walked up from the village which took about 10mins uphill past the Dragon hotel.!
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MagsMagpie
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Response from Bernard P | Reviewed this property |
It is a steep climb of 500 yards to the car park from the town but half way up there is a footpath to the right that takes you to the lower reaches of the castle. Turn left just before the Dragon Hotel if you take the car... More
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