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Llansteffan Castle

Llansteffan, Wales
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Family/kids/couples its a lovley place to visit.

Depends where you park there is a good 20/30 min walk up to the castle but once your up there it is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
Free entry and wonderful views

The castle grounds are well maintained and provides the visitors with some stunning panoramic views... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ron D
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Llansteffan, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Depends where you park there is a good 20/30 min walk up to the castle but once your up there it is stunning, and its free. If you visit early morning or late afternoon the views are stunning in all directions, and there are also...More

Thank desmond_thomas1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle grounds are well maintained and provides the visitors with some stunning panoramic views over the famous Llansteffan beaches and in particular the over the river Towy

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a bit of an uphill walk to the castle but well worth it. On a clear day you can see as far as Rhossili on the Gower

Thank Soontobe50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love a properly ruined ruin and Llansteffan castle is certainly one of them. It's perched on a cliff with great views across the estuary. The castle itself is still quite intact and you cn get a real sense of how it might once have...More

Thank Howellsey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having always viewed the castle from Ferryside Beach, we recently enjoyed a family day out with a visit to Llansteffan Village, (park in the beach car park), there are toilets, and cafe facilities there. the castle is about 400m walk and some uphill, so be...More

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Llansteffan Castle is built on a promontory above the village and has spectacular views over the Towy estuary and towards Worms Head on the Gower. The walk up from the village is well worth the effort. Although the castle is now ruined, the various buildings...More

Thank Malcolm72
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Well worth the climb if only for the absolutely stunning views. Free to go in don't forget your camera

1  Thank chrissyjames155
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I've been to Llansteffan Castle many times, but am still in awe each time I go. The views from the castle are incredible and the short walk up there is lovely. For a free castle there are still quite a lot of ruins to see,...More

Thank Megan H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A visit to Llansreffan MUST include a walk up to the castle to see the well documented castle grounds and the spectacular views

Thank ALLANL_11
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Sunday morning was rather cold with some rain, but the walk up to the castle past the 'Sticks' will for ever remain in my memory. The lives of people who built the castle and inhabited it is now quite unimaginable for us moderns, but...More

1  Thank Gopinath P
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Julia W
Is it open all year?
14 November 2016|
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Response from CelticWarrior1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's open all year and well worth a visit