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Address: Dryslwyn, Llandeilo, Wales
Phone Number:
+44 1267 253321
10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00

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Wales' answer to the Faerie Hills

My cabbie suggested a stopover here, as it was only 5 miles or so from Llandeilo where I was staying. SO glad I took him up on that. The hills surrounding the ruin are naturally... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My cabbie suggested a stopover here, as it was only 5 miles or so from Llandeilo where I was staying. SO glad I took him up on that. The hills surrounding the ruin are naturally terraced and the spit of the Faerie Hills on Skye in Scotland. Also, the sheep were hilarious. Castle itself a craggy piece of heaven.

Thank Del_Blackwater
Kettering, United Kingdom
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405 reviews
149 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are only limited walls still standing here, but there are lots of limos and bumps to suggest where the old village was. From the keep there are impressive views in all directions.

Thank Henchelson
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26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

There was only a shell to be seen today, however the landscape which surrounded it is not to be passed over.

Thank Joshua W
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Stunning views of the surrouding countryside, well worth the climb, free parking, information boards very helpful.

Thank Jane L
Wotton-under-Edge, England, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Steep climb but well worth it. Especially at sunset. You can take dogs but there are often sheep grazing. Great spot for a picnic.

Thank Vikki W
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Whilst the ruins are just that, there is enough of the building to get the rough idea of what this castle would have been like when built. The views from the top are fantastic and certainly worth the effort put in to get there. Good car park the other side of the road - both parking and visiting are free,... More 

Thank fourwinds123
Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2016

A bit of a climb but good for the lungs, take good stout shoes that you don't mind getting sheep muck on! Read the history boards, v. interesting.

Thank Francesjd55
Kent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We unfortunately arrived at the end of the day, only because dusk was falling we probably would have stayed longer. None the less it was a brilliant experience. Fabulous views from the highest point of the castle of the river winding its way through the Welsh countryside. Very informative plaques dotted around the site. One could almost sense the history... More 

Thank cfc1008
Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is a lovely spot- it gives you great views up and down the Towy valley- we got lucky with stunning sunshine in late October. A great spot to bring children (although the high walls are not roped off). No entry fee. A good picnic spot if the weather is good.

Thank FearlessFred52
Surrey, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

An enjoyable, albeit uphill walk to the castle. Views once up there were beautiful, you can see for miles across the Brecon Beacons! Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area. Not an all day activity, maybe 2-3 hours.

Thank Stephanie W

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