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Little left of the castle, amazing view

We stopped off here briefly on our way to the beach and it was a great place to visit. The journey... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
adam6210e
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Twickenham, United Kingdom
Not much left of the castle but the views are incredible

There's not much left of the castle and no info boards so I don;t know anything about it, but the... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
FredFII
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Southgate, Swansea, Wales
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed December 19, 2014

Now the place is called Pennard Castle . At one point this must of been a majorly proud Castle protruding on the Vista like a Chippendale's appendage but now like all of us time has taken its toll and it is a mere flaccid sight...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2012

Litle remains of Pennard Castle. However, it is perched on the edge of Pennard Golf Course overlooking the wonderful Three Cliffs Bay and Oxwich Bay. Park in Parkmill, up walk through the woods, stop at the castle remains for the breathtaking views and a sandwich...More

3  Thank hoperp
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped off here briefly on our way to the beach and it was a great place to visit. The journey to the castle from the road involves walking through a golf course but this is easily navigated and not as issue. There is not...More

Thank adam6210e
Reviewed August 30, 2018

There's not much left of the castle and no info boards so I don;t know anything about it, but the views from the castle are amazing with good walks over to the end of the headland through a golf course.

Thank FredFII
Reviewed August 28, 2018

There are few words to describe the views from Pennard Castle, down across Three Cliffs Bay, parking in one of the side street opposite the common/ golf course and follow the white stone marked path across the common, pass the ww2 water tower and you...More

1  Thank David E
Reviewed August 21, 2018

It is not very easy to get to and is basically 3 part walls. No information on site, so you need to do your homework to understand the history of the castle.

Thank jordanrichard1
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

The view from the top is great and the view of the castle from the bottom is good. It's a steep hard walk up against the shifting sand cliff but worth it.

Thank Simon R
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Well worth the walk up the cliff tops to see this history and its surroundings. Beautiful location within minutes of more beautiful walks and scenery

Thank 36maxwiltshire
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Had a beautiful walk to the castle from Nicolaston Burrows down to Pobbles bay and walked on the beach right round to Great Tor and back up through Pemaen Burrows with my dog. Absolutely stunning views and beautiful sunshine. It’s a really soul edifying walk....More

1  Thank PaulDrewsterDrew
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Pennard Castle can be reached by walking over the golf course or cliff tops, with the golf course offering an easier route. There isn't that much left of the castle itself (it is certainly not as spectacular as Oystermouth Castle, for instance) but there is...More

Thank jpgibbon
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Lovely old castle to visit , typical of the castles in the area, once you have been here visit the others

Thank Huw J
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Virtually nothing left but stunning views to the valley and sea below. Visitors access is restricted for disabled.

Thank andrew n
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Response from traveller_constant | Reviewed this property |
Its a ruin so entry is free& uncontrolled and it's always open - on a public footpath so dogs welcome, but I think dogs might not be permitted on the beach below in the summer months so do check. Might just be the beaches... More
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