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Carew Castle & Tidal Mill

Castle Lane, Carew SA70 8SL, Wales
+44 1646 651782
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40th wedding anniversary

this is a great place to visit and explore an old castle of wales. Castle is a great representation... read more

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gina r
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1st tidal mill

This was the 1st tidal mill we had ever visited. what a fascinating experience one not to be missed... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Carew Castle and Tidal Mill’s rich history spans over 2,000 years and tells of knights of the realm, kingmakers, Elizabethan intrigue and Civil War devastation. Set in a stunning location overlooking a 23-acre Millpond, the Castle is one of the most architecturally diverse in Wales; from the west a Norman fortress, yet from the north a splendid Elizabethan mansion. The site also incorporates the only restored Tidal Mill in Wales, an 11th century Celtic cross, a Medieval bridge and picnic area all linked by a mile-long circular walk, suitable for buggies and wheelchairs, with magnificent views over the Millpond.
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Castle Lane, Carew SA70 8SL, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

this is a great place to visit and explore an old castle of wales. Castle is a great representation of a what is was like to live in this area. It is amazing to stop an think of how the castle was built with no...More

Thank gina r
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was the 1st tidal mill we had ever visited. what a fascinating experience one not to be missed The castle on the same site created an idyllic scene for us to wander and explore. The tide was out and a little egret was fishing...More

Thank Dave T
Daisy H, Manager at Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for letting us know you enjoyed your first experience of a tidal mill! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit and found it good value for money.

Reviewed 3 days ago

We're enthusiastic visitors to castles and Carew did not disappoint. It's well-preserved and easy to imagine in its entirety, nine centuries ago. The information panels (in English and Welsh) are easy to follow and convey the history and what it must have been like to...More

Thank Father-Brian
Daisy H, Manager at Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks you for recommending others visit us. We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed your visit and found the information informative.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited Carew Castle and the Tidal Mill, much remains of the castle and we spent a few hours walking around the castle and mill. The history is fascinating and the guides and information sheets provided give you a great insight into this special...More

Thank Maggie H
Daisy H, Manager at Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and thank you for letting us know that the information leaflet provided was helpful.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit as it was over the road from where we are staying. The entry price of £5.50 each was fine and felt it was value for money. The views from all aspects of the castle we nice. Much of the access is...More

Thank Ian B
Daisy H, Manager at Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you found your visit good value for money. One of the towers is closed off to the public as this is an important site for bats, Carew Castle has SSSI status (Site of Special Scientific Interest),...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our 13 year old grandson who was visiting as we thought he would enjoy the castle. There was plenty of car parking space and the entrance price includes both mill and castle, reached by a lovely walk round the tidal mill pond. The...More

Thank heath922
Daisy H, Manager at Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for a your lovely review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit to both the Castle and Mill. We agree that a café is needed and we hope to have a new café open for Easter 2018.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we arrived here after receiving a voucher at the Iron age fort, very dog friendly, the dog was allowed to access all areas and was very interesting. walk up the path to the tidal mill included in the ticket price, people crabbing here seemed to...More

Thank npdbad
Daisy H, Manager at Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit (and your dog too!) and found it good value for money.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just what the USA visitors like to see and learn about....the fascination for the historic past (which they of course don't have) is endless and they seem to absorb the facts and certainly appreciate the surround more than our "home grown" visitors....! Most especially the...More

Thank jimboSaundersfoot
Daisy H, Manager at Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for letting us know you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The castle is very accessible and fun to visit. The staff look like they really get a kick out of acting like Robin Hood, a Knight or another character associated. There is a fun treasure hunt for kids and for the bank holiday there was...More

Thank Edward A
Daisy H, Manager at Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for letting us know you enjoyed all of the activities including the falconry display. We appreciate your feedback regarding the catering facilities and we completely agree. We are hoping to have a new cfae built at the Castle by Easter 2018.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great trip out and very good value for money. Plenty to see and do on the day we visited and lots of castle left to look around. Fab.

Thank Mark C
Daisy H, Manager at Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit and found it good value for money. Thank you for your review.

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sarahchaps101
13 May 2017|
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Response from Daisy H | Property representative |
A lot of the Castle and grounds are outdoor but a significant amount of the Castle is undercover. The Tidal Mill is all indoor, there is a short 10 minute walk to get from the Castle to the Mill.
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Wendy2210
9 May 2017|
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Response from Daisy H | Property representative |
We do not currently have a café on site, we hope to open one for the 2018 season. However, there is a small tea room near the Mill that opens in school holidays and the Carew Inn just across the road from the Castle and... More
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Samantha C
5 February 2017|
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Response from Daisy H | Property representative |
It currently costs £4.00 per adult to visit the Castle. From 25th March it will be £5.50 which includes both the Castle and Mill.
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