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Address: Dryslwyn, Llandeilo, Wales
Phone Number: +44 1267 253321
10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00

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Views to die for

Steep climb but well worth it. Especially at sunset. You can take dogs but there are often sheep grazing. Great spot for a picnic.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Vikki W
Wotton-under-Edge, England, United Kingdom
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Wotton-under-Edge, England, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Steep climb but well worth it. Especially at sunset. You can take dogs but there are often sheep grazing. Great spot for a picnic.

Thank Vikki W
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst the ruins are just that, there is enough of the building to get the rough idea of what this castle would have been like when built. The views from the top are fantastic and certainly worth the effort put in to get there. Good car park the other side of the road - both parking and visiting are free,... More 

Thank fourwinds123
Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit of a climb but good for the lungs, take good stout shoes that you don't mind getting sheep muck on! Read the history boards, v. interesting.

Thank Francesjd55
Kent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We unfortunately arrived at the end of the day, only because dusk was falling we probably would have stayed longer. None the less it was a brilliant experience. Fabulous views from the highest point of the castle of the river winding its way through the Welsh countryside. Very informative plaques dotted around the site. One could almost sense the history... More 

Thank cfc1008
Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a lovely spot- it gives you great views up and down the Towy valley- we got lucky with stunning sunshine in late October. A great spot to bring children (although the high walls are not roped off). No entry fee. A good picnic spot if the weather is good.

Thank FearlessFred52
Surrey, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

An enjoyable, albeit uphill walk to the castle. Views once up there were beautiful, you can see for miles across the Brecon Beacons! Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area. Not an all day activity, maybe 2-3 hours.

Thank Stephanie W
Llandeilo, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent for dog walking. Good sense of history, also able to see fellow follow paxtons tower and Dinefwr castle. The views are out standing from the top of this hill.

Thank Rhosmaen
Wells, Nevada
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74 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

There is parking nearby and we walked up to this ruin with low expectations. How wrong we were. This is a stunning site, with fabulous views of the surrounding countryside and the information boards tell the story of the siege of the castle in 1287, when it was surrounded by 11000 English soldiers and battered by trebuchet and the curtain... More 

Thank AnnieBooboos
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58 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

This ruin is worth the special trip to get there; it is near other castles so you could potentially squeeze in a few in the same day, as I did. There isn't a huge amount left of Dryslwyn, but it is a relaxing place to while away the hours, flanked on each side by stunning views of the countryside and... More 

Thank Claire W
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Lovely walk through a field full of sheep, and much more castle than can be seen from the road. Amazing views of the surrounding countryside, especially with the river flowing by. Took the family up and the children enjoyed playing in the field and around the castle.

Thank mnj7

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