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Beautiful area for a walk with the dogs

We visited here with our two huskies (kept on the lead). The grounds are beautiful and there are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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House, gardens and a castle

This National Trust property and Cadw maintained castle are a great day out. The castle is a bit of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Swansea, United Kingdom
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Dinefwr is a wonderful 800 acre estate with parkland walks, a Mill Pond, Bog Wood Boardwalk, Childrens Play Area, Newton House with Tea rooms and courtyard shopping area and a Medieval Castle which is managed by Cadw. The estate and Newton hosue are...more
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Llandeilo SA19 6RT, Wales
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All reviews national trust deer park newton house car park well worth a visit white cattle the main house lovely walk light lunch hidden house tour guided tour ruined castle pond dipping castle ruins tea room behind the scenes fantastic views
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here with our two huskies (kept on the lead). The grounds are beautiful and there are different walks you can follow. There are historical signs dotted about as well to give you an insight into the history. We were a bit gutted that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Southeyab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This National Trust property and Cadw maintained castle are a great day out. The castle is a bit of a treck from the car park, but the views from there a stunning

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GwynRoberts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The house is well signposted from Llandeilo with a large flat car park and no steps on the route up to the house. We went on a walk first with lovely views and ended up on the boardwalk area which was lovely and peaceful with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Diana M
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Great place to visit if you are NT members......obviously if you are paying for a one off visit this needs to be factored in. Grounds lovely and walks good. Dont miss the castle its fantastic and great views, well worth the effort. House is very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pablsd
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Really lovely walk around the national park and a great castle to see. The only thing for me personally when i walk is that I like to let my dogs off the lead, but respectfully we kept them on here, as there was livestock. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank junglemunkee
Reviewed December 9, 2018

went to christmas fair with our daughter...not the castle or anything as it was getting dark still charged me 19.10 to get in. I AM still shell shocked from the charge

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank benjamin p
Reviewed November 21, 2018

The staff were very welcoming, esp. to my grand-daughter who wanted photos for her Interior Design school project. The furnishings are not very sumptuous, but were adequate to convey a sense of lived-in gentility. We were most interested in the "below-stairs" items, and I spent...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brian D
Reviewed November 16, 2018

Great walks and views,even in Winter A short hike up from the town and you are in to the Dinefwr estate. You can clamber around the castle and understand why the castle held such an imposing site.Fantastic views with a constantly changing light . Trees...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pagoda2014
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Family of 4 spent an afternoon here. Lots of place to explore and let if steam! Beautiful ruins with amazing views. Typical example of a lovely national trust estate, well kept, well signposted and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 295matts
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Well maintained castle ruin that you can climb up staircases for fabulous views. Lovely parkland to walk in, and a deer park for those without dogs.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Rialot | Reviewed this property |
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Response from MacRossiter | Reviewed this property |
A few of the paths would be fine for a pram, for instance the Bog Boardwalk (which is down a somewhat steep but paved lane behind Newton House). The track from the house/parking to the castle would support a rugged pram... More