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Castle to ourselves 🏰

It’s only small but a beautiful little castle ruin, we had the place to ourselves, it’s free & dog... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
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Delightful place

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

Reviewed October 5, 2018
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Ogmore-by-Sea CF15 7QQ, Wales
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All reviews stepping stones across the river merthyr mawr car park riding school worth a visit white bridge beautiful river couple of hours lovely location information boards steeped in history sunny day free parking great fun ruin picnic horses
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These small 12th c Castle ruins are quite remote and not really worth a visit unless you are in the area or going to the local beach. HOWEVER, that being said it, I liked my visit and the castle is located right alongside a beautiful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank howiet1971
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

It’s only small but a beautiful little castle ruin, we had the place to ourselves, it’s free & dog friendly. Beautiful setting by the river Ewenny.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JamieL706
Reviewed October 5, 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ElizaberthR
Reviewed September 22, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RecRob
Reviewed September 16, 2018 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!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 865katieh
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 6alanp
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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