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Pennard Castle

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Southgate, Swansea, Wales
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Steep walk up from the beach

Lovely set of ruins up from the beach giving lovely views across the bay. Came up the gentler slope... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2016
ExeterUKMagoo
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Chudleigh, United Kingdom
Easy access from Southgate

Stayed in Southgate and could walk down public footpath to overlook three cliffs bay and then up to... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2016
Colin M
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Southgate, Swansea, Wales
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

Lovely set of ruins up from the beach giving lovely views across the bay. Came up the gentler slope back via a very steep path but all sandy

Thank ExeterUKMagoo
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Southgate and could walk down public footpath to overlook three cliffs bay and then up to castle ruins and then back through golf course. Total was about 2.5miles. very scenic and lovely patchwork of colourful views on a sunny summers day.

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Arrived at Pennard Castle after an amazing walk to Three Cliffs Bay. We had a day of real extremes with the weather..one minute blue skies and warm enough May sunshine to lie down on the grass. To heavy black, thunderous skies and stormy rain...amazing Welsh...More

1  Thank Iceswan16
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Has to be one of the best places on the Gower to visit, parking can be in the side street just passed the school and walk along the permitted paths across the common / golf course to reach the castle and it's wonderful views across...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Enjoy a pleasant walk across the clifftops to the breathtaking views from the castle. Access along the footpaths leads to the beautiful Three Cliffs Bay.

Thank AnnHerts
Reviewed 27 February 2016

No one could possible visit the Gower without a walk across the golf course to Pennard Castle via the well marked public right of way, be aware there may also be a large number of cows grazing freely on the common too but they are...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 16 February 2016

The castle is on the top overlooking a valley and river, it's only got parts of the walls and the gatehouse left now

Thank Wayne C
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Poor signage ...you need to be a Christopher Columbus to locate the place! Treasure hunt on a vacation not really my thing!

1  Thank Limbika M
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

Went here with the camera to see what all the fuss was about! Luckily for me we had a rare beautiful day in November. The walk across the golf course dodging golf balls is worth it too see some stunning views over 3 cliffs bay...More

Thank Rhys D
Reviewed 8 December 2015

As Castles go there's not much left of this one it was more of a weekend residence with a church nearby rather than a fortified position. But the beauty of this is the beauty!!!! The surrounding area is magnificent what a view what a location...More

Thank richiehd
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5 March 2017|
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Response from traveller_constant | Reviewed this property |
Its a ruin so entry is free& uncontrolled and it's always open - on a public footpath so dogs welcome, but I think dogs might not be permitted on the beach below in the summer months so do check. Might just be the beaches... More
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