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The castle & grounds

Lovely views near the castle of Mumbles, well maintained and dog friendly. Very near the town and... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
Joanna W
Brilliant Halloween experience

Visited Oystermouth castle on a halloween event. Paid £6 for pre booked ticket. I dont want to... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2018
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* Oystermouth Castle is now closed for the winter and will re-open in the spring * Oystermouth Castle sits majestically on the hill in Mumbles with stunning views overlooking Swansea Bay. Come and explore parts of the castle that have been hidden...more
Castle Avenue off Newton Road | Mumbles, Swansea SA3 4BA, Wales
+44 1792 635458
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

Lovely views near the castle of Mumbles, well maintained and dog friendly. Very near the town and sea front

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joanna W
Reviewed November 6, 2018

It is a nice place to see, but I was disappointed in the fact that you had to pay extra to go to the viewing platform and extra for something else, it should all be included in one price.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Susan S
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Visited Oystermouth castle on a halloween event. Paid £6 for pre booked ticket. I dont want to give too much away but there were live actors etc, say no more. Highly recommend if you like being scared and want a good scream. We also got...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank collardove
Reviewed October 29, 2018

While in the Mumbles area , we came across Oystermouth castle . Did not realise it was not a intact castle but a shell . Still very interesting and gave us a few hours slowly walking around . There is no designated parking that we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pennys741
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Just to let people know that the castle was closed from 1st October to the spring. Wasted journey to Mumbles as the pier is closed also.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Janet R
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Went to the castle but found it was closed for the winter, so be aware if you are travelling from afar. Grounds were well kept and very tidy so spent a little time walking around the outside.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank docmartin2015
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We left Swansea city and drove to Oystermouth Castle as this was in the to do list. Much better and organised than the downtown Swansea Castle ruins. We did pay for the entrance fee which was about GBP10 for 3 adults and were given a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lee_family_219053
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We arrived in Mumbles on the Fri of the Aug Bank Hol weekend, knowing the weather wasn't going to be great, so I'd planned on visiting the castle if we needed somewhere to keep our young daughters entertained for a couple of hours. The castle...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BexTeamH
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Affordable castle to visit. Mostly a ruin that you can walk and also go to upper floors to see. A nice mini room and signs to teach you the history. Great views for artists and photos. Some steps are narrow so be careful if you’ll...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ewooty
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the visit to the castle. Crafts and video story were good. The castle is impressive and looks tough.

Date of experience: August 2018
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June 20, 2017|
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Response from leiafee | Property representative |
Hiya, Yes, dogs on leads are welcome. There are dogwaste bins in the main external grounds.
Emma W
August 25, 2016|
Response from Podder17 | Reviewed this property |
Access to the castle is via a made pathway that is rather steep just before you reach the entrance but there are no steps. However once you reach the entrance the is a short rather steep section to enter the castle and then... More
August 25, 2016|
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Response from leiafee | Property representative |
Dogs are welcome in the castle on leads. Please be mindful of the need to poop scoop :-)