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Cute castle

Not a great rambling ruin, more of a tower and the remnants of the original castle. Very... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
NicCJ
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Brecon, United Kingdom
Nice public park

Public park with playground for younger children. Only remnants of castle. If you are in town have... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
127kays
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

There's only a couple of small sections left in the middle of a playground. It does give some good views of the surrounding hillside. There's no formal parking, you have to find a spot on the narrow street. It is a quick walk from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

The castle is very much a ruin but the village is well worth visiting in itself and a great place to start a walk from.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chandramoon
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Not a great rambling ruin, more of a tower and the remnants of the original castle. Very interesting though and the notice board is very informative. Easy walking distance from the middle of town.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NicCJ
Reviewed 12 July 2018

An attractive site with a childrens play area nearby and can be the start of a walk to Table Mountain

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Johntherunner
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Public park with playground for younger children. Only remnants of castle. If you are in town have a look but not worth travelling to

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 127kays
Reviewed 4 June 2018

There is some good history and easily accessible ruins with a small kids play area. It's nice to walk around while in the area as it's in the middle of town. There is a path through to the beer garden at the Dragon Inn next...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

There is not much left of the Castle, but it’s full of history. And well worth a walk around the area. There has been a Castle on this site since 1092, constructed by the Normans with earth and timber original. It’s well worth the walking...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Not much left of the Castle but a nice quiet restful place to sit up at the top and have a good view of whats around.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Peter H
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Free to visit. Not a lot left Romantic ruin of a tower Very close to town centre so easy to visit if you are in town

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Stopping off in Crickhowell after visiting the old stone bridge, we took the kids to visit the least touristy castle ruins of our holiday - Crickhowell Castle. The ruins are just to the south of the main highstreet, and easy to find. The ruins themselves...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 923Dan
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