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Carmarthen Castle

Nott Square, Carmarthen SA32, Wales
+44 1267 231557
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A Welsh Castle

Our trip was to visit several castles in Wales so we travelled from Caernarfon making our way... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
embee44
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Hove, United Kingdom
Disappointed

I love visiting castles and there history not much left of this castle but pictures show a very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kenneth B
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Nott Square, Carmarthen SA32, Wales
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+44 1267 231557
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our trip was to visit several castles in Wales so we travelled from Caernarfon making our way south. Carmarthen was the second overnight stop. If you like Castles well worth the visit.

Thank embee44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love visiting castles and there history not much left of this castle but pictures show a very substanial castle for the period

Thank Kenneth B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As most reviewers have noted, there isn't a lot of the castle left, but it is a free attraction and a nice way to spend 1/2 hour. The Tourist information bureau is in the castle, and we found them very helpful and friendly. If you...More

Thank Jo H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came on a day trip travelling on the steam train Tornado. I had not been to Carmarthen before and was looking forward to seeing the castle. I had seen a programme on Castles on the television just before I left. However, the castle I...More

Thank Hilary P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been unable to find any signs or anything helpful as to where the castle is, we just wandered around Carmarthen enjoying the shopping opportunity. Purely by luck did we happen across the 'Castle'. As soon as we realised it was free we knew there...More

Thank Anya W
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the castle on a rainy weekday when looking round Carmarthen in general. As we were just passing by we weren't intending on going into the castle or paying to look round an attraction we were not intending to spend any time at. It's...More

Thank ClareNield
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Some walls, towers, a visitor center, and not much else. Modern stairways make some of the tower climbing easier but detract from the "castle feel". If you are here or passing, it is worth a stop.

Thank Joel W
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

As other reviewers have noted it is just a few walls left. It does however offer an understanding of why it's there and also some wonderful views. A few areas are closed off, shame they don't invest a few pounds to make them accessible.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Apart from the walls, with views over the town and surroundings, there is a small tourist information point and display of the old police station previously housed there

Thank mkedge
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Stumbled on this remaining part of Carmarthen Castle as we walked through the town. There is very little left of it but it burns 20 minutes when you pop inside the tourist information centre to view what is inside there, also there is a Hangman's...More

Thank kalelsdad
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Julie L
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Marian W
26 July 2016|
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Response from Martin C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, this should read Carmarthen, a typo which unfortunately is hard to rectify.
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