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Address: Southgate, Swansea, Wales

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A Strange place

It has history, mystery and stunning views....what more do you need from the top of 3 cliffs bay. It has walks and a nearby golf course. The sand that sent over by Irish... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Swansea Bay, United Kingdom
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Swansea Bay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has history, mystery and stunning views....what more do you need from the top of 3 cliffs bay. It has walks and a nearby golf course. The sand that sent over by Irish leprechauns after a mistaken identity resulted in a battle with the local Baron.....truth or fiction?

Thank mjkirby007
Swansea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The castle itself is a bit disappointing but then it is old. Walk to it and you are surrounded with views of cliffs, sea and grassland. Pennard golf course touches the castle of offers a easier access across the land. Three Cliffs bay is just below. Pennard cliffs worth a look and a good vantage point for unbelievable views.

Thank tonyhenparc
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

One of my favourite places as I was brought up near here and visited frequently going to a Pennard school, walk across Pennard links to Carole is lovely and the view to greet you is second to none!! Three Cliffs Bay in all its glory with the meandering river and sea with stepping stones up to Penmaen . When the... More 

Thank cardiffcolleen
Witney, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We passed this ruin on our walk. There is not much to see of the castle, apart from a fine arch that has remained intact. There are however some fine views of the bay and cliffs from here. It would be nice if some interpretation boards had been installed. We had to google it to find out the history of... More 

Thank Andrew C
Swansea, Wales
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Don't expect too much as it's just a ruin. Don't make a special journey but its an integral and interesting part of the walk through the area

Thank MistaMeldrew
Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Top of the valley on the Golf Course (public access) stunning views over Three Cliffs Bay... Just don't fall down its a long way to go !

Thank Neil526479
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

A fantastic little castle situated on overlooking the sandy valley heading towards the amazing views over three cliffs. This castle is free to the public. But take care if you take young children as there are no safety fences in place around the outer walls. Well worth the trek up there. just for the views.

Thank Joseph O
Holywell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We were walking from Parkmill to Three Cliffs Bay and spotted this ruin on the hillside above. We climbed through the sand dunes to be rewarded by a wonderful location and viewpoint

Thank Ramblerron_10
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely ruins and amazing view Steep walk up from three cliffs bay beach, but so worth it. No information there about the castle so we googled it first! Brilliant for photos too

Thank elizabeth w
Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

The outline of the castle can be clearly seen as one walks through the valley to nearby Three Cliffs Bay, which is spectacular in itself, even more so when viewed from the Castle up on high. The walk up from the beach is a little steep and good footwear is recommended, but once there the views are spectacular in all... More 

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