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Manorbier Castle

Manorbier, Tenby SA70 7SY, Wales
+44 1834 870081
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Nice old historic castle

Although much in ruin it still has a lot of nostalgia for the history buff. Nice refreshments and... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2015
Mike B
,
Newport, United Kingdom
Fun if a little expensive

We went here as a family of five in the october half term. My family and I had axfun time going up... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2015
georgina r
,
London, United Kingdom
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The birthplace of the 12th-century scholar, Gerald of Wales.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Manorbier, Tenby SA70 7SY, Wales
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Reviewed 9 November 2015

Although much in ruin it still has a lot of nostalgia for the history buff. Nice refreshments and good views

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

We went here as a family of five in the october half term. My family and I had axfun time going up the towers and seeing the great views. It isn't very big and we were around it in an hour. So the entrance fee...More

Thank georgina r
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Very expensive for very little - admission for our party 1/3rd more than advertised!. We had already been to two other castles this week and this was overall very disappointing. Although the castle itself is ok, there needs to be a lot of work done...More

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Emily N, Manager at Manorbier Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2015

Im so so sorry you did not enjoy your visit. We really appreciate any feedback and we are always working hard to improve the castle and ensure our visitors have a lovely visit. You mentioned 1/3 more than advertised could you tell me what you...More

Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

On the one hand, this castle is an unspoilt gem. The stairs to the towers may be a Health and Safety nightmare, with few hand rails and slippy stone steps, and there may be nothing to look at - but at least it's quite authentic....More

1  Thank StottieToaster
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

What can we say worst £5.50 each ever spent . the castle itself looked attractive but there were no signs, notices or information. It was being prepared for Halloween celebrations in 3days time and this was clearly more important to the staff than their paying...More

2  Thank Andy G
Emily N, Manager at Manorbier Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2015

Oh my goodness! I don't really know what to say... other than we are very very sorry you didn't enjoy your visit. We were busy getting set up for Halloween but that should not have in anyway effected our customers enjoyment of their visit. We...More

Reviewed 27 October 2015

We have been meaning to visit the castle for years and finally got around to it this weekend, not sure why we bothered! Ok, the castle is atmospheric, gloomy and dark, but would have benefitted greatly if we knew a bit more about its history....More

2  Thank Llondbol
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Havent been here in many years, was good to see it being kept up and maintained as best they can. So much history here, well worth a visit.

Thank TravelinFlorida40
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Week in Tenby this castle is a must well worth the money and unspoilt with no gimmicks or money making schemes. What you see is what you get unspoilt natural castle with it's natural beauty and history that speaks for itself. The castle is immaculately...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Great little castle, wonderful views, fantastic location. And the pub is just 100m away, so you can pop in and have a warm up by the fire

Thank william B
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

The best way to see this castle in my opinion is to hike in from the direction of a Tenby along the coastal path. We hiked in from the Youth Hostel near Manorbier and it was absolutely beautiful and then you come around a corner...More

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sarahchaps101
is it mainly indoor or outdoor? visiting next week and forecast is not good!
13 May 2017|
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Response from CHvoyageur | Reviewed this property |
Oooh, there is a lot of outdoor and it is below the village towards the beach, a pretty exposed spot. In wet weather the steps on the spiral staircases could also be tricky. The café is small with only very few places... More
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Jono5322
Can you go to the cafe without paying entrance to the castle?
3 May 2017|
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Response from ktoldq |
Hi, Yes you can (apart from in school holidays and when we have special events). Check our website for the dates. Hope that helps! We have some lovely specials on including Tenby Crab sandwiches, and homemade Gruyere... More
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Miffy60
Are dogs allowed. X
23 July 2016|
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Response from Emily N | Property representative |
Hi, sorry for late reply! Yes we do allow dogs. Many thanks, Manorbier Castle
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