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Wonderful views of 3 cliffs

Walked over the golf course and it was well worth it for the views. We decided to walk down to 3... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Holymansteve
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Farnham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Well worth it

To view this you have to walk half a mile across a golf course, mind the odd grumpy member. There's... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
KevinSadler2364
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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“golf course” (32 reviews)
“stunning views” (10 reviews)
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Southgate, Swansea, Wales
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked over the golf course and it was well worth it for the views. We decided to walk down to 3 cliffs which is a lovely landmark then back over the golf course. We parked on the road just up from the golf club and...More

Thank Holymansteve
Reviewed 4 October 2017

To view this you have to walk half a mile across a golf course, mind the odd grumpy member. There's very little of this castle left, but it does offer a view of what might have been here. The views are spectacular though, so worth...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Tried to walk Pwll ddu head yesterday with visitors. This is part of the official 'Welsh National Trail' on National Trust Land and about 1 mile east of Pennard Cliffs & castle. Appalling conditions. Cattle have broken fences, poached gateways and turned the coastal path...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic Place - The View Is To Die For and We Had Gorgeous Weather !!! There Isn't Much Left Of The Castle Just Ruins. But It's Still Beautiful & Can Be Seen For Miles Around Because It's On Top Of A Big Hill. To Get...More

Thank johnbarrowman
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Accessed by foot from nearby Pennard or Southgate (park by the excellent Three Cliffs Coffee Shop & enjoy their excellent range of cakes with a post walk tea or coffee). The castle was abandoned together with its nearby church ruin due to sand encroachment. It...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Love this place! Fabulous views and walks over links to castle and into valley with views of Three Cliffs Bay

Thank cardiffcolleen
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This is tiny castle you have to walk to but get to explore, play hide and seek and have a picnic enjoying the view. To get back down to the footpath you have to walk down a sandy slope, although running is the best way...More

Thank 242Ian
Reviewed 15 August 2017

You have to walk to get to the castle as there is no access by road, but it's definitely worth it. There is not that much left of the castle as due to its location, shifting sands and weather erosion have caused much of it...More

Thank martyncymro
Reviewed 31 July 2017

A delightful piece of history at a dramatic location, perched on the hill overlooking the stream at Three Cliffs Bay Interesting view, several walls intact and partial rooms. No history on site, just left to the elements. Nice views and gently meandering path down to...More

Thank lovenewplacesBath
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Pennard is a beautiful place, but a bit inaccessible, so if you like walking, [not too difficult], then it's worth going over the Downs.

Thank Gaynor S
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5 March 2017|
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Response from traveller_constant | Reviewed this property |
Its a ruin so entry is free& uncontrolled and it's always open - on a public footpath so dogs welcome, but I think dogs might not be permitted on the beach below in the summer months so do check. Might just be the beaches... More
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