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Splendid sheltered spot

In summer this is a lovely spot for a picnic or to enjoy the flowers. Even in autumn or winter on a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Maesteg, United Kingdom
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Great to walk around

Situated just off the promenade and before the harbour this maze of well preserved castle ruins is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
peter y
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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New Promenade, Aberystwyth, Wales
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All reviews war memorial nooks and crannies nice ruins play park overlooking the sea watch the sunset crazy golf free attraction children's playground worth a visit sunny day wander around interesting history sea front irish sea nice walk lovely place
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In summer this is a lovely spot for a picnic or to enjoy the flowers. Even in autumn or winter on a clear day it can provide shelter to sit and think. For children and young at heart the ruins themselves provide the backdrop for...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Situated just off the promenade and before the harbour this maze of well preserved castle ruins is well worth exploring and we had a lovely time taking photos of the bay and enjoying the views across Ceridigion. A definite place to visit if you go...More

Thank peter y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was sunny and we spent a good while exploring the ruins of the castle. Lots of places to sit down and admire the view of the town.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice castle which located in front of sea and middle of city . I recommend to visit the castle while you visiting Aberystwyth

Thank liwa_sky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A walk on the promenade cannot be complete without a visit to the Castle. Not much of a castle left to see but still the entrance is intact. The board with the historic facts was very difficut to read.

Thank yiannava
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had one day in Aberystwyth and although the weather wasn`t the best ( very windy ) we were impressed by the castle and hope to return when we can spend more time to appreciate the surroundings and the views.

Thank alant08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a part.of the with view of castle as backdrop. On a balmy summers evening as the sun goes down the show starts and of course the stalls where you can buy cakes and all other sweet things.

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overlooking Cardigan bay, this splendid ruin of an ancient castle is fun to explore for adults as well as children.

Thank MWitz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love it here, I live locally, so visit often. It's great to wander & wonder what it looked like when fully built & home to all the past. If only the walls could talk. Great views of the bay & the cliff railway. We always...More

Thank mabAberystwyth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much of the castle is left, but they have made it a quick and easy stop off. Places for a picnic and plenty of grass for kids to let off steam. Free entry. Not worth a special visit but well worth 15 minutes if...More

Thank Len S
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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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