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The ruins of the fort built following the French invasion.

There is not a lot of the fort left but it is well worth the walk there for views of Fishguard... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Stonehouse, United Kingdom
Nice viewpoint

A bit of history and a fun place to explore for the kids. Lovely panorama from Lower Town all the... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Bethan H
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“car park”(7 reviews)
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

There is not a lot of the fort left but it is well worth the walk there for views of Fishguard harbour.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shirjanfree
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

A bit of history and a fun place to explore for the kids. Lovely panorama from Lower Town all the way around Fishguard Bay to the North breakwater and lighthouse. Perfect place for watching the sun change the colours in the sky as it goes...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bethan H
Reviewed 13 August 2018

A small fort, probably not worth travelling for but if you are passing on the coastal path then it is a nice place to stop for a breather.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Iitu82
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Walked to the fort from our resort along the coastal path. I have to say the views along the way were fantastic, kept pausing to look for dolphins and seal!. Well worth the effort to visit, makes an ideal spot for a picnic and for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank shaunparkinson
Reviewed 11 August 2018

great little place to visit has car park and a bit of a walk. NO disabled access sadly otherwise still worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Gary K
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Above Fishguard is a fort. It was built to stop pirates blockading the port and played a minor role in the defence against the French invasion of 1797. There is a car park and then a short walk to the fort, where you’ll get great...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 865nicki
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Worth a few minutes stop off in the parking area provided as you climb out of Fishguard towards Cardigan.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MartinG533
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Car park entrance can be easily missed. Parking is free. The return walk (fairly steep with a seat provided half way) from the Fort ruins to the car park could be challenging for the less mobile, especially when wet under foot. Well worth taking the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Appledor
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Best accessed from a cliff top car park or the coastal path the fort ruins are siuated on a prometary overlooking the irish sea. There are stunning views along the coast and of the bay with the ferry port nearby .One for the history buffs.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Tim S
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

I’m not sure it’s worth going out of your way for, however my young daughter found it very interesting.

Date of experience: August 2017
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