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Kidwelly Castle

Castle Road | Kidwelly, Carmarthen SA17 5BQ, Wales
+44 1554 890104
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Good Castle

First Castle visited this trip & a good example. Small but well preserved & good views. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paul F
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Devon, United Kingdom
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Excellent value for what you pay

This was a good castle considering the low admittance price. It didn't take us much more than an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rachel B
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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Castle Road | Kidwelly, Carmarthen SA17 5BQ, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First Castle visited this trip & a good example. Small but well preserved & good views. Well worth a visit. Riverside location.

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a good castle considering the low admittance price. It didn't take us much more than an hour to look at everything, but we did have an energetic toddler with us! You can climb one tower and look out, as well as wander numerous...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 6 days ago

The largest castle we visited in Wales, Kidwelly Castle offers a lot to see and do with plenty of ground to walk, rooms to explore and history to learn.

Thank Poletrickster
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's worth a trip to Kidwelly Castle (free for English Heritage members I think). The setting is lovely, with some great views from the top of the tower. And some interesting boards to read on your way round. It's all ruins, so good fun for...More

Thank McMahonSydney
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place should be more well-known than it is. Lots to explore and a lot has withstood the test to time, particularly in the more protected inner fortress, all the more remarkable given its turbulent history. A couple of actors were on hand to bring...More

Thank jeizza
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After seeing many castles during our stay in Wales. This one did a good job of explaining the inhabitants. There were several interactive displays along with hands on exhibits. The rooms were well documented.

Thank rjrobbin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a castle near Llanelli to fill a few hours with our young twins (who love running around, nooks and crannies and trying to find Belle and the Beast!) and this castle ticked all the boxes. The shop assistant was lovely too,...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a surprise find! We have visited many castle ruins over the years and were really impressed with this one. There are plenty of rooms to explore and you can walk a section of the ramparts - the view from here is stunning. Even...More

2  Thank Carole H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Kidwelly Castle, saved on price by buying a bottle of water with an offer on for 'free child admission' (with one full paying adult). The Castle itself is good to explore from it's jail to the top of the tower, plenty of rooms to...More

2  Thank kalelsdad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a delight this place is. Lots of nooks and crannies to explore. Awe inspiring and thought provoking. Good value with parking close by.

Thank AbiB03
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dcss2017
14 July 2017|
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Response from Stephen C | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is.
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dannig75
3 June 2015|
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Response from Cadw_Wales | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. A family ticket for Kidwelly castle (which will permit entry for two adults and two children under 16) is £12.00. More information on ticket prices and site information can be found on the... More
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dannig75
3 June 2015|
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Response from Cadw_Wales | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Prices for Kidwelly Castle are as follows: Adult - £4.00 Family - £12.00* Senior citizens, students and children under 16 - £3.00 Disabled and companion - Am ddim/Free More information... More
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