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Aberystwyth Castle

New Promenade, Aberystwyth, Wales
+44 1970 617642
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A nice vantage point to look over bay and back into town. Well kept area an asset to the area. Keep... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Free entry so refreshing

Just took a fleeting visit around this castle on the headland with fabulous views across the bay... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
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New Promenade, Aberystwyth, Wales
+44 1970 617642
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A nice vantage point to look over bay and back into town. Well kept area an asset to the area. Keep up.

Thank tellitasitiz
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just took a fleeting visit around this castle on the headland with fabulous views across the bay. Interesting history but needs a regular rubbish pick, would say local youngsters treat the ruins with no respect after dark judging by the beer cans, broken glass and...More

Thank cuddlycrystals
Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived her quite late in the afternoon to look at the war memorial and we were delighted to find the castle to be both, open and free. We were a bit concerned that there were places the children could fall if they were not...More

Thank Conn_nan_Ceud_Cogadh
Reviewed 3 days ago

Top place to come to see the sunset on a clear evening giving a good photo opportunity to boot! Plenty of grassy areas for the youngsters under parental care as this is a castle ruin and Welsh castles break kids skin easily! Also the place...More

Thank SilverNomad04
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kids loved this place, great play area. Lots of space to run around, climb & hide. Beautiful views but very windy. Fantastic ww1 ww2 monument over looking the sea, very poinient. Public toilets & plenty of seating.

Thank Louisa S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here when I stayed with my partner in mid June. Nice place to walk through. Not a huge amount of detail explaining which bit of the castle is what but the view out to sea and the little garden on the South path from...More

Thank Karl R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With ample free parking near by this is a good free attraction. It was a little lost on our four year old, she just ran around the ruins. Not many information areas. Ok but could be better. Great view though.

Thank georgedubi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated within the town of Aberystwyth, these fabulous ruins offer stunning views of the coast and the hills around, looking down over the very old and beautiful college buildings. Perfect spot for a picnic with many benches, a terrific 'castle' themed kids play park and...More

Thank johnsK9831BS
Reviewed 1 week ago

I just always love the view of the castle as I walk on the prom. I think the castle is lovely to wander around and see the views from the top. There are often musical events or the end of this month an open air...More

Thank 864mel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting free visit and free parking close by. Lovely views out to sea. Was part of tour of town. Was a sunny day which was a bonus.

Thank Rodney W
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Response from Kvalka | Reviewed this property |
Hi, No gates, and open all the time so far as I know :)
9 March 2017|
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