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Pembroke Castle

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Excellent trip back into history

Do get there for the free guided tour. Definitely made the visit come alive. Really found it very... read more

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Mike J
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Reading, United Kingdom
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great day out with free guided tour

There is a lot to see at the castle where you can climb up the 5 storey tower for magnificent... read more

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Derek34-1
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London, United Kingdom
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One of the most magnificent of Britain's castles is the "birth place of the Tudor Dynasty." You can climb the 80ft Great Keep, descend into a pre-historic cave and look down into a prisoner in a medieval dungeon. There is also a cafe and gift shop...more
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Pembroke SA71 4LA, Wales
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Reviewed today via mobile

Do get there for the free guided tour. Definitely made the visit come alive. Really found it very interesting

Thank Mike J
Reviewed today

There is a lot to see at the castle where you can climb up the 5 storey tower for magnificent views. £ times a day there is a free guided tour and ours was led by Howard who was extremely enthusiastic and knowledgeable. The tour...More

Thank Derek34-1
Reviewed yesterday

David kept us all engaged for a full 90 minutes while he explained all aspects of the castle; how it was built, how it was so defensible, weaving the stories of all the important characters & events that happened here. He spoke clearly for the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We greatly enjoyed a genuinely excellent, amusing and very well informed guided tour of the castle undertaken by Dave, one of the volunteers and it transformed our understanding of this incredible historic building. An absolute bargain as the tour is included in the very reasonable...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I joined a tour about to start, tour guide being Pauline...never had a guided tour around a castle before and was very pleasantly surprised when Pauline brought the castle alive with her fascinating stories in each individual room /area! Much preferred this...More

Thank Trissie
Reviewed yesterday

This is well worth a visit. Take the guided tour for full benefit. This is run by a charitable trust. Full marks to the trusties! Packed full of things to see and learn.

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of the best castles I have ever visited. It is big with so many places to explore and a lot of displays and information to read and listen to, all beautifully done. Interesting history is explained well, and the guides and staff...More

Thank LINALLEN
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an amazing castle. We paid a very reasonable £6 entrance fee each which is excellent value for money. We then spent approximately 2 hours exploring the castle, up and down the steep stone steps, gazing over the distant views, reading the interesting information. There...More

Thank jbackhouse136
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

OMG! Fantastic Myself and my husband bought tickets for Ghost Tour 1 several weeks ago and we was really looking forward to it. Our guide was Howard who could not have been more interesting and captivating, he has a lot of knowledge about Pembroke castle...More

Thank jade m
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a good visit made great by a wonderful guide. Gareth - a retired history teacher - was fantastic and brought the stories alive. He held his audience for nearly two hours and would have continued except that he had to start again! Go...More

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Lynda H
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Yes, woof 🐕!
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Admission Prices Ticket Standard With Gift Aid** Adults (16+) £6.00 £6.60 Seniors (65+) £5.00 £5.50 Children (3-15) £5.00 £5.50 Children under 3 FREE FREE
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Tina T
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Yea We went there as we had our Dog on holiday and had a great time
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