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Delightful place

Isolated ruin but dog friendly. Lacking in information boards to explain different parts of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ElizaberthR
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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Beautiful setting for a castle

A small river flows along side of the castle, Stepping stones permit people to cross, but the real... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RecRob
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MA
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All reviews stepping stones across the river car park riding school worth a visit couple of hours horses roaming beautiful countryside steeped in history sunny day free parking great fun ruin picnic flooding skimming ogmore tearoom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Isolated ruin but dog friendly. Lacking in information boards to explain different parts of the site. Intriguing stepping stones to cross the river and see further places of interest. Will definitely visit again.

Thank ElizaberthR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small river flows along side of the castle, Stepping stones permit people to cross, but the real attraction is the castle. Pretty expansive with lots of places to explore. Well worth the visit on a trip between Swansea and Cardiff. I would estimate that...More

Thank RecRob
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was very picturesque and great to look around! Settings were very sweet with a riding school nearby! The stepping stones were great and love the way you can walk all the way to the coast from there!!

Thank Katie h
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Visiting with 2 12yr old boys - the ruins were fun to explore and a bonus was the stepping stones across the river right next to the Car Park (free). We had great fun crossing, and in, the water. A short stroll to a nearby...More

Thank ColinF1364
Reviewed August 10, 2018

A couple of hours to relax and enjoy the countryside plus see a ruin that has been undergoing restoration. Lots of info boards and places for pics. Bring a picnic and meander along the river, cross the stepping stones and make friends with the riding...More

Thank tmmy25255
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Ogmore castle is one of those castles built in a perfect location. Its right next to the river ogmore in a valley of hills. The ruin of the castle is great its one of the best ruined castles in wales. The only problem I have...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

I think Ogmore Castle’s setting is its biggest selling point , nestling next to the river. It’s a pretty little ruin, free to enter and to park and if you read a little of its history before you go it helps to bring it to...More

1  Thank Alan P
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Ogmore castle location is right beside ogmore river in a very picturesque location. The castle is free too enter and is well looked after with the usual information boards dotted around. Ogmore is small compared to other castles and is a ruin but you still...More

1  Thank helen e
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Great castle to walk around, with walks nearby and also a great pub opposite for that well earned triple after your sightseeing/walk. Well worth a visit.

Thank 777Traveller1000
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant place to visit on a sunny day. The castle is amazing and full of history. Lovely area for a pic nic and take in the sites. Also Horse riding available. And stepping stops over the river. Great day out for all.

Thank vicky302011
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