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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 5 days ago
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
Kay S
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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A40 Crickhowell, Brecon Beacons National Park, Crickhowell, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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.

Thank Chandramoon
Reviewed 5 days ago

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.

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

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

Thank Kay S
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

Thank infoH255KV
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

2  Thank michael t
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.

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

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

Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

The castle ruins are open to anyone and it makes a nice walk. There is a path up the mott where you can view across the village.

Thank Helen O
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