Pembrokeshire

Pembroke Castle

Pembroke Castle

Pembroke Castle is the biggest of all the castles in Pembrokeshire.  It’s probably the most well-preserved too. Set on a millpond it’s an imposing example of a medieval castle dating back to 1093.  It’s also the birth place of the father of Henry the 8th, Harri Tudur (Henry VII).  He was born in Pembroke Castle …

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Tenby Castle

Tenby Castle

All that remains of Tenby Castle today is just one small tower overlooking the town and out to sea.  It’s well looked after though so it’s definitely worth a visit especially if you’re in Tenby anyway.  And even if you’re not it makes a great focal point (or excuse) for a trip.  Previous Next If …

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Carew Castle

Carew Castle

Carew Castle is one of our favourite castles in Pembrokeshire. Built in 1270 it’s a fine example of a Norman rectangular and, although often described as a ruin, much of it still exists.  It’s in pretty good condition too and well looked after by Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority. There’s plenty to do and see …

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Wiston Castle

Wiston Castle

Wiston Castle is one of the best preserved examples of a motte and bailey castle in Wales.  You’ll recognise that as soon as you step through the gate. It’s one of the smallest castles we know of in Pembrokeshire but very impressive never the less. The Castle itself dates back to at least 1147 when …

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