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Tretower Castle & Court

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Historical hidden gem

Visited as a Cadw member as we were in the vicinity anyway. What a fabulous piece of history tucked... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
The_Welshtotty
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Newport, Wales, UK
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Fascinating and so well presented

I don’t think We have ever been greeted with so much enthusiasm and knowledge of the site that we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
colin a
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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A dedicated follower of fashion For over 900 years Tretower Court and Castle has been altered, adjusted and adapted. Much of this was done to keep up with style, fashion and the tastes of the time. The Picards and the Vaughans who lived here were...more
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Powys, Tretower, Crickhowell | near Crickhowell, Tretower, Brecon Beacons National Park SO 184 212, Wales
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited as a Cadw member as we were in the vicinity anyway. What a fabulous piece of history tucked away! The house is a gem with proper usable rooms throughout that you're encouraged to touch, feel and pick up artefacts and props. Beautifully restored it's...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t think We have ever been greeted with so much enthusiasm and knowledge of the site that we were visiting It is quite a wonderful ruin and an amazing tower and the house is undoubtedly the best bit Really well worth a visit

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a whim and had a wonderful time. The house is beautifully restored the staff really lovely and very dog friendly if you can go and visit

Thank Tricia F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great visit, we received a lovely welcome from staff who pointed us towards the castle via the beautifully maintained gardens. The villa itself is wonderful as you really get a feel for what it would have been like to live there due...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a long house and castle near to Crickhowell and Brecon, well worth a visit. Structure of building is very impressive.

Thank Maureen J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our fisrt visit to Tretower, we are members of CADW and enjoy visiting many of their sites, but this was a first for us here. What an amazing find, the staff were extremely helpful in point out various aspects worthy of further investigation...More

Thank scooby1298
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parking is across the street from the entrance to the Manor House. The site is run by Cadw (Welsh, English Heritage) and has free access for English Heritage members of more than one year (50% discount for less than 2-years). As well as the Manor...More

Thank Cliff J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re in the Brecon area it is worth a visit to Tretower Court and castle. We found most interesting was the great Hall with some of the furniture and furnishings that they have included. There’s also a quite nice re-created midieval garden with a...More

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 16 August 2018

The smiling staff know so much and are clearly excited by the history of the two buildings, which helped us to feel the same. The castle and house are separated by a small meadow. The garden of the house has been planted and reconstructed as...More

Thank Julia R
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This is a great place to stop off at. You wouldn’t necessarily make a special journey of any length to come here, but to break our journey up this was a lovely stopover. The lady in the shop could not have been more helpful. There...More

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