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“Brilliant day out!”
Review of Carew Castle

Carew Castle
Ranked #4 of 43 things to do in Tenby
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Carew Castle and Tidal Mill’s rich history spans over 2,000 years and tells of knights of the realm, kingmakers, Elizabethan intrigue and Civil War devastation. Set in a stunning location overlooking a 23-acre Millpond, the Castle is one of the most architecturally diverse in Wales; from the west a Norman fortress, yet from the north a splendid Elizabethan mansion. The site also incorporates the only restored Tidal Mill in Wales, an 11th century Celtic cross, a Medieval bridge and picnic area all linked by a mile-long circular walk, suitable for buggies and wheelchairs, with magnificent views over the Millpond.
Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Brilliant day out!”
Reviewed 16 August 2014

A brilliant place to visit if you like history and you like finding clues. We went as a family to visit the castle as the weather wasn't brilliant. They had activities on. Our son, really enjoyed making clay stamps and learning to write with a feather!

Visited August 2014
1 Thank jsjlilley
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Brisbane, Australia
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“A good castle to visit despite the damage”
Reviewed 15 August 2014

It is such a great pity that so many castles were badly damaged during the Civil War.
Only a small part has been restored however it is still worth a visit.
There are plenty of things to keep the kids interested.
For a lunch time picnic, there is a great area over the river and near the mill.

Visited August 2014
Thank Adventurers049
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“With 3 and 8 year old ”
Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

The treasure hunt and crab fishing kept us there for almost 4 hours. The staff were really friendly and helpful with hints on the treasure hunt

Thank Owenjg77
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“great visit”
Reviewed 14 August 2014

A great day out with plenty to do. The castle is great for children to walk around and there are brilliant views of the area. Super activities on day we visited including birds of prey for children to handle - all reasonably priced. Coffee and light refreshments available in castle and mill. Great crabbing opportunities-we caught six! Good weather helped so we had a picnic - best to take own food as not much to buy.

Visited August 2014
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Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great value”
Reviewed 14 August 2014

We had a super day. Our family of 4 got in for £12.75 (this included the mill too). There were a number of activities extra (making clay tiles, wax rubbings, playing with medieval toys) to participate in all 3 there was a small charge of £2. Today there was also an opportunity to see birds of prey and handle them. Simple refreshments- coffee, tea, hot chocolate and snacks available. I'd recommend taking a picnic- there are plenty of picnic benches on site. The information around the castle is fab. After the castle we wandered over to the mill where ice creams and cakes were available. Crabbing was a plus too- they were there in abundance with many places to explore rock pools. All in all a fairly inexpensive day of super family fun.

Visited August 2014
1 Thank Shefchick
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