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Tretower Castle & Court

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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great day out

My wife and I visited on St Davids day. Great it was free entrance. We founfd this place on our way... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David Thomas P
Excellent

Me and my family visited on a rainy day and it didn't dampen our enjoyment and a wonderful historic... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2019
liverball68
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Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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A dedicated follower of fashion For over 900 years Tretower Court and Castle has been altered, adjusted and adapted. Much of this was done to keep up with style, fashion and the tastes of the time. The Picards and the Vaughans who lived here were...more
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Powys, Tretower, Crickhowell | near Crickhowell, Tretower, Brecon Beacons National Park SO 184 212, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited on St Davids day. Great it was free entrance. We founfd this place on our way to abergavenny and were were so glad we did. Its well worth a visit. It takes you back to a different age.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank David Thomas P
Reviewed 8 February 2019 via mobile

Me and my family visited on a rainy day and it didn't dampen our enjoyment and a wonderful historic place. We always enjoy historical buildings and this was really good. The castle was really interesting but the house itself was something else. A must see...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank liverball68
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Visited the Castle and the house the house is fantastic and well worth a visit The custodians are excellent and will answer all your questions and the lay out of the rooms is excellent

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Q9961UOdavids
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Well what a super place to visit , this is a stunning castle ruin with attached court house that has been partially & perfectly restored to its former glory , well worth a visit . The sheep grazing in the nearby paddock add to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alimoore51
Reviewed 9 October 2018

My dog, Marley and I visited this castle today and spent a happy hour wandering around the court and the castle. There was a very warm welcome from the ticket office with lots of details given about the history of the court and the best...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jane H
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We debated whether to go or not, but so glad we did! A fascinating visit in a stunning location. Particularly enjoyed the 1470s great hall. Don't pass this place by!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ewan B
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful location, warm welcome and both a castle ruin and an intriguing manor house to wander around makes a very nice visit. Well worth visiting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank alang684
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Visited as a Cadw member as we were in the vicinity anyway. What a fabulous piece of history tucked away! The house is a gem with proper usable rooms throughout that you're encouraged to touch, feel and pick up artefacts and props. Beautifully restored it's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank The_Welshtotty
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I don’t think We have ever been greeted with so much enthusiasm and knowledge of the site that we were visiting It is quite a wonderful ruin and an amazing tower and the house is undoubtedly the best bit Really well worth a visit

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank colina919
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We went on a whim and had a wonderful time. The house is beautifully restored the staff really lovely and very dog friendly if you can go and visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tricia F
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