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Castles and Historic Buildings

 

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Dinefwr Castle and Newton House - Llandeilo

Newton HouseThe 'hands-on' Newton House gives visitors an atmospheric circa 1912 experience. Exhibitions onthe first floor tell Dinefwr's story and inspire visitors to explore the castle and park.

 

 

Pembroke Castle

Pembroke Castle

Idyllically set on the banks of the river estuary, this mighty fortress is largely intact, and its endless passages, tunnels and stairways are great fun to explore, plus there are super exhibitions, which tell the tale of its medieval life. Once the seat of a succession of major barons who played leading roles in shaping Britain's history, this historic showpiece is the birthplace of Henry Tudor, father to the infamous Henry VIII and grandfather of Elizabeth I.

 

Carreg Cennen Castle - Near Llandeilo

Carreg Cennen Castle

In Welsh, Castell Carreg Cennen means, "castle on the rock," which is appropriate considering its roost on a limestone cliff. The surrounding countryside is home to more castles per square mile than anywhere else in the world, but - despite being the only one in ruins - Carreg Cennen is considered the finest for its view of the rolling green fields and moorland.

 

Picton Castle & Gardens - Near Rhos, Haverfordwest

Picton Castle

The medieval Picton Castle was modernized in the 1700's and has a Georgian interior. The 40 acres of walled and woodland gardens at Picton Castle are part of the Royal Horticultural Society access scheme for beautiful gardens.

 

 

Manorbier Castle

Manorbier Castle

Norman castle overlooking the sea at Manorbier, birthplace of Giraldus Cambrensis. With such a splendid setting overlooking a beautiful unspoilt beach, families love to explore Manorbier Castle and bring a little bit of history to life.

Manorbier - A fairytale castle, perfectly secluded little bay, historical, stony streets and welcoming tea room and pub, all cuddled by rich, leafy landscapes - what more could you ask for? What Manorbier lacks in size is makes up for with oodles of charm.

 

Scolton Manor - Bethlehem, Nr Haverfordwest

Scolton Manor

Pembrokeshire's County Museum is located in a traditional Victorian country house near Haverfordwest, surrounded by 60 acres of park and woodland and is completed by an award-winning eco-centre.

 

 


Tudor Merchant's House - Tenby

Tudor Merchant's House

Step back 500 years and discover how the Tudor merchant and his family would have lived in this fascinating three-storey house, situated close to the harbour within the historic walled town of Tenby

 

 

Llanerchaeron - Nr Aberaeron, Ceredigion

Llanerchaeron

Designed during the 1790s, this villa is the most complete early work by John Nash, whose self-sufficient 18th century gentry estate remains almost fully intact for your enjoyment. Pleasure grounds, walled kitchen gardens, a service courtyard and a working organic farm are just a fewof the highlights on offer.

 

Carew Castle & Tidal Mill - Carew, Tenby

Carew Castle

The magnificent Carew Castle has a history spanning 2000 years. Set in a stunning location, overlooking a 23 acre millpond, the castle displays the development from a Norman fortification to an Elizabethan country house. The site incorporates an impressive 11th century Celtic Cross, the only restored Tidal Mill in Wales, a medieval bridge and a picnic area all linked by a delightful mile round walk.

 

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