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Aberystwyth Castle

New Promenade, Aberystwyth, Wales
+44 1970 617642
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Castle time

It’s free to walk around these ruins. Always good to share a bit of history with kids. Nice views... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Craig B
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Belper, United Kingdom
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Nice castle ruins!

Beautiful location on the beach, good photo opportunity. Easy access, free parking, convenient to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JT_Skyguy
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Denver, Colorado
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New Promenade, Aberystwyth, Wales
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"war memorial"
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"nooks and crannies"
in 14 reviews
"beautiful ruins"
in 8 reviews
"play park"
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"crazy golf"
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"overlooking the sea"
in 10 reviews
"watch the sunset"
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"free attraction"
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"children's playground"
in 10 reviews
"public toilets"
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"wander around"
in 8 reviews
"sunny day"
in 26 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 32 reviews
"interesting history"
in 8 reviews
"nice walk"
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"sea front"
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"town centre"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s free to walk around these ruins. Always good to share a bit of history with kids. Nice views out over the town and the sea. Nice to spend a bit of time on the many benches and take it all in. Be careful on...More

Thank Craig B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful location on the beach, good photo opportunity. Easy access, free parking, convenient to the town/city.

Thank JT_Skyguy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing much here just old castle ruins on a hill easily walked to from Aberystwyth centre. (Free too) We spend a lovely hour or so here with the boys running around. A lovely little area to explore with great views of the sea & surrounding...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Steep in parts from the beach but with good disabled access, a nice walk around the old ruins, lovey views to the sea, children's play area, benches to sit on. Some of the lights were broken last time I was there, had been for months,...More

Thank Stephen S
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We came back for another good stroll through the grounds before dinner with our son. The views of the sea was lovely and the weather was cold but bright

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Beautifully kept Castle on the cliff edge, fantastic views over the bay as well as the fabulous Aberystwyth

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Good views across the bay. Such a shame that its not more complete or that there does appear to be more info.

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a walk around the castle ruins however parking was a nightmare we spent over 30 mins trying to find a space even though we went quite early.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

a walk around town should take you to the prom and as you walk toward the harbour , you will pass the castle ruins near the angel monument to the fallen from various wars. pity it is only ruins, would love to have seen it...More

Thank jacket1951
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

I strolled around these ruins in mid-December on a windy day and it was still a great experience. It is a very thought-provoking/salient place. Aberystwyth is a wonderful town and I was surprised there were nor more tourists (maybe a good thing...I like having good...More

Thank Tim P
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Cate13
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Response from Kvalka | Reviewed this property |
Hi, No gates, and open all the time so far as I know :)
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