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Amazing ruins worth a visit

Our granddaughters favourite place while in Aberystwyth amazing views quite a tourist attraction... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jeanette F
Warrington, United Kingdom
via mobile
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This is a freebie and well worth a wander around. The problem as I found it was lack of any real... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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New Promenade, Aberystwyth, Wales
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All reviewswar memorialnooks and cranniesnice ruinsplay parkcrazy golfoverlooking the seawatch the sunsetfree attractionchildren's playgroundsunny dayworth a visitwander aroundinteresting historynice walkirish seasea frontlovely place
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our granddaughters favourite place while in Aberystwyth amazing views quite a tourist attraction and a little scary safety wise watching children climb the ruins great place to hold a picnic and interesting for history lovers. Well worth a visit

Thank Jeanette F
Reviewed 2 days ago

great in all weathers. Excellent views of the town and surrounding hills and coatsline. as these are ruins rather than a full castle, its free to walk into and look around. lots of nice space for kids/dogs etc. Plenty of bins around too which really...More

Thank chs_wales
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well went for a walk round here and the sun was out so a bonus for abber, can relax for a bit and some good photo opportunities can't moan for free.

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great ruined castle with some amazing views! If your in Aberystwyth you should certainly make half an hour to wonder through the castle. It’s absolutely free and a great place for a picnic, to stop with your coffee, or just to take on the wonderful...More

Thank Christopher E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little walk around these ruins with great views of Aberystwyth bay and great interaction with the ruins as you can go in and out of all the old parts and just have a goof look around

Thank garywilcox
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the castle and church ruins were a fantastic reminder of our past of how we used to live and how Aberystwyth came to be

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is fab, the views are stunning and the kids loved running around the rocks and playing hide and seek.

Thank millz090
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a freebie and well worth a wander around. The problem as I found it was lack of any real information. What there was had been vandalised so was unreadable. Greta for a chill and a people watch as there is plenty of seating...More

Thank s111ldy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited yesterday. Place needs a bit of uplifting and cleaning. For historical and views it is worth to see.

Thank MariaZozia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place to visit the Grandchildren loved running around and hearing stories about the olden days, lovely and clean with spectacular views of the sea. Great park at the bottom and miniature golf course near too.

Thank Dawn F
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Hi, No gates, and open all the time so far as I know :)
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