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“Breathtaking Views”
Review of Pennard Castle

Pennard Castle
Ranked #29 of 120 things to do in Swansea
Certificate of Excellence
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Aberdare, Wales, United Kingdom
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290 reviews
132 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
“Breathtaking Views”
Reviewed 25 April 2014

Best way to get to the castle is to park in a side road on the left just passed the local school and village hall at the entrance to Pennard, then walk acrss the road onto the golf course, don't worry waymarked paths across the whole are,lol, also great for dogs to run free, follow the paths across to the castle and then just stand, open mouthed,lol like all visitors do at the wonderful views across the the bay below, there is a circular path that will take you down to the beach via a wooden walkway beside the quiet river and on to the huge open and beautiful bay, if wanted you can turn left and along the beach onto Three Cliffs and up to the car p[ark where there are two coffee shops selling freshly made home cooked food, obviously dogs on leads but they are welcome in the seating area outside. If wanted just do the circular route around the golf course and back to your car. This is one place I would certainly advise seeing just for the views.

Visited April 2014
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South Wales
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“long walk”
Reviewed 22 February 2014

Saw this Castle from many angles on a long walk from Parc Le Breos B & B to Oxwich Bay and back ! Was flagging at the end so walked underneath it rather than up to it . A picturesque ruin.

Visited February 2014
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London
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47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“My favourite view”
Reviewed 15 November 2013

I've been walking over Pennard golflinks to the Castle for over 30 years. I still sense the same excitement when I reach the most spectacular view around. Priceless.

Visited October 2013
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Magical views of three cliffs!”
Reviewed 10 October 2013

I live near here and love walking across the golf course to site by the castle and look down at the beach, especially when the cows are wandering across it, yes cows on the beach! The sunsets are amazing, and then walk down to three cliffs, look up at the castle and respect how fantastic the architects were in the 14th century!

Visited October 2013
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Idyllic”
Reviewed 6 October 2013

Got to be located in the most scenic part of Gower, I was brought up in Pennard, overlooks the valley and Three Cliffs Bay, be sure to take a camera

Visited September 2013
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