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Kidwelly Castle

Closed Now: 09:30 - 17:00
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Brilliant visit

Wow, what a stunning castle. We visited here after a disappointing experience with the gwili steam... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alison H
Thatcham, United Kingdom
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Beautiful little castle

We love castles so this was on our list while visiting Wales and we were not disappointed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle B
Pocklington, United Kingdom
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Kidwelly is on a par with the other great castles of Wales. We all get our moments. But if you want a truly medieval moment, catch a glimpse of Kidwelly shrouded in early morning mist. Spine-tingling stuff. So complete and well-preserved it’s a...more
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Castle Road | Kidwelly, Carmarthen SA17 5BQ, Wales
+44 1554 890104
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All reviews well worth a visit nooks and crannies information boards wall walk small car park gift shop entrance fee steep steps great place to visit great views from the top little gem few hours friendly staff small shop couple of hours lots of history castle
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, what a stunning castle. We visited here after a disappointing experience with the gwili steam train trip. The Castle is magnificent. At £4 each for entry, we thought it was great value for money. Well worth a visit.

Thank Alison H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love castles so this was on our list while visiting Wales and we were not disappointed. Beautiful architecture ad stunning surrounding views. We happily spent over an hour here and only cost £4. Would highly recommend a visit if you're in the area!

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Kidwelly in September. The castle is well worth a visit. It was reasonable to get in which makes a change from paying through the nose for some castles. it was lovely once in so many parts to see lots of places to explore....More

Thank suebryden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the grandchildren and children here while on holiday in Kidwelly, it’s great! The little ones loved it, especially climbing on the kings seat! Very nice lady in the little gift shop, told us lots of the history of the castle, the kids loved the...More

Thank Grandmajacki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great stronghold to visit. So much of the castle is still intact. Towers to climb and tunnels to explore - a most enjoyable visit. Brilliant for giving one the idea of how life was back in Medieval times. Great views from the...More

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very good place to visit, however, some areas are hard on those of us Veterans! Steep climbs and tricky doorways meant certain areas were out of bounds for me... But despite this, an enjoyable visit all round.

Thank David R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting place well looked after good information can stay as long as you want places to sit and rest

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Good historic timeline indoors. Would have liked more details outdoors about the different areas of the castle. All ages had a good time.

Thank coffeendcake
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always visit this castle when in the area. The views out across the estuary are simply amazing whatever the weather or the state of the tide, and watching the sheep and ponies down on the mud flats is always entertaining. The Salt Marsh lamb...More

Thank ChrisW6103
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to find small free car park adjacent. Not overly expensive entry and you can stay as long as you want. We visited on a really really wet and windy day. Lovely castle fabulous views. We were advised to watch our step as steps are...More

Thank srh19
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Response from Stephen C | Reviewed this property |
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3 June 2015|
Response from Cadw_Wales | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. A family ticket for Kidwelly castle (which will permit entry for two adults and two children under 16) is £12.00. More information on ticket prices and site information can be found on the... More
3 June 2015|
Response from Cadw_Wales | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Prices for Kidwelly Castle are as follows: Adult - £4.00 Family - £12.00* Senior citizens, students and children under 16 - £3.00 Disabled and companion - Am ddim/Free More information... More