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Manorbier Castle

Manorbier SA70 7SY, Wales
+44 1834 870081
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Magical,mystical and marvellous

Having stumbled upon this castle in 2016 I finally achieved my wish to spend Christmas and New Year... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
aisha1232016
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Steinhude, Germany
Beautiful

There are so many castles around here. Well worth visiting. They are so much more angular than... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
JANETDENISE
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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The birthplace of the 12th-century scholar, Gerald of Wales.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“car park” (38 reviews)
“tea room” (26 reviews)
“worth a visit” (34 reviews)
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Manorbier SA70 7SY, Wales
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+44 1834 870081
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having stumbled upon this castle in 2016 I finally achieved my wish to spend Christmas and New Year in a castle. Although my intention was a castle in Scotland this castle proved more than anything I could ever have hoped for as it was magical,mystical...More

Thank aisha1232016
Reviewed 30 November 2017

There are so many castles around here. Well worth visiting. They are so much more angular than English castles.

Thank JANETDENISE
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

It was a rainy day, but we still enjoyed exploring the nooks and crannies and climbing the twisty steps up the towers. Not a good place if you can’t climb steep staircases but we really enjoyed it. The cafe also was lovely for lunch afterwards....More

Thank emmamurray2016
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

While staying for a few days in Tenby, we noticed Manorbier Castle as very nearby so decided to pay a visit. What a little gem! The partially ruined castle was at a gorgeous location with a quaint village and pretty walk (wheelchair/pushchair accessible) to a...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This was one castle I'd never heard of, which I find disappointing, because it is one of the better ones. It's the birthplace and the legendary Gerald of Wales, and much is still standing. It has a good history and whilst it takes some finding,...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I booked this trip through woucher, so had discounted entry. In all the years I've been coming to pembrokeshire it was only now I've actually taken the time to visit Manorbier Castle, well worth the visit. The grounds are well kept and...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We had a lovely time here. It's a "pretty" venue which holds weddings. There is a small café where we enjoyed refreshments. There are quite a few steep steps, but it is compact so fairly easy to get around. Worth a visit

Thank 861caroline
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We have been to Pembrookshire for the last 4 years. We saw a castle last year but run out of time to see it. This year we went to Manorbier Castle, thinking it was the one we saw. It wasn't!!!! But it was the best...More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Great Castle to explore. This is a partial ruin, but there is many areas that gives you great views and a sense of what life was life. This site is not for individuals with physical disabilities or limitations. It is must see site.

Thank gina r
Reviewed 22 September 2017

My husband and myself plus our dog ( which interestingly was welcome inside )visited Manorbier castle on a lovely summer afternoon.i do have to agree with some of the reviews that there was not a great deal to see but none the less we found...More

Thank Valerie P
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Bini M
7 August 2017|
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Response from Jane H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I took my dog to all areas of the castle.
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Grandmagreece
30 July 2017|
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Response from norms_mom | Reviewed this property |
They have a good website with open and closed dates but it only goes to the end of September so far. There is a phone number and email address. You had better check as it is a popular wedding site.
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sarahchaps101
13 May 2017|
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Response from CHvoyageur | Reviewed this property |
Oooh, there is a lot of outdoor and it is below the village towards the beach, a pretty exposed spot. In wet weather the steps on the spiral staircases could also be tricky. The café is small with only very few places... More
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