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Dryslwyn Castle

Dryslwyn, Llandeilo, Wales
+44 1267 253321
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Cracking little freebie castle

One of a series of small castles overlooking the Towy valley, this is a cracker. More of a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Richard P
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Ashford, Kent
Nice castle and views

Were quite a few steps up to the castle remains, but worth it for the spectacular views. Nice tea... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
z4zulu
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uk
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Travellers talk about
“picnic area” (13 reviews)
“worth the climb” (13 reviews)
“car park” (20 reviews)
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Dryslwyn, Llandeilo, Wales
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+44 1267 253321
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"picnic area"
in 13 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 13 reviews
"car park"
in 20 reviews
"information boards"
in 7 reviews
"great spot for a picnic"
in 2 reviews
"towy valley"
in 7 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 7 reviews
"sheep poo"
in 2 reviews
"wander around"
in 2 reviews
"brisk walk"
in 2 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful ruin"
in 3 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 5 reviews
"steep hill"
in 4 reviews
"quick visit"
in 2 reviews
"surrounding countryside"
in 4 reviews
"views are amazing"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

One of a series of small castles overlooking the Towy valley, this is a cracker. More of a fortified village than a castle, there's enough of it left to be interesting and the view to the west and south in particular are dramatis. And it's...More

Thank Richard P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Were quite a few steps up to the castle remains, but worth it for the spectacular views. Nice tea rooms nearby.

Thank z4zulu
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A small castle ruined from the Middle Ages but still well worth a visit for the view alone. On a clear day a great view can be had both up and down the Twyi valley and it’s easy to see why this castle was sited...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, we nearly didn't bother with this castle, we looked up at it from the road & wondered if it was really worth the climb. We had already clambered up hills to visit two other castles earlier in the day, so we decided to park...More

1  Thank MERLION04
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

As someone else said, "Picturesque but not too impressive. If you want ruins with a view nearby Carreg Cennen is better and if you want an impressive complete castle, Kidwelly." The ruins of Dinefwr, closer to Llandeilo, are more complete (though not as massive and...More

Thank MacRossiter
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

I say easy, as long as your fit and healthy. I got told about this castle more for its views both up/down the valley, and it did not disappoint either. The castle ruins and sheep are a great friends, so following the paths are easy....More

Thank Des T
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

An interesting and very ruined castle with a fascinating and spectacular views. A brisk walk to the top is a must from the car park, past some descriptor boards illustrating its history. My children love this castle (just keep an eye on the sharp drops).

Thank Andrew H
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

Just castle ruins on top of a hill. Picturesque but not too impressive. If you want ruins with a view nearby Carreg Cennon is better and if you want an impressive complete castle, Kidwelly.

Thank Kevin S
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

But it was worth it for the stunning surrounding views of the valley and winding river and the Folly in the distant hills.... that alone isn’t enough as you get the feeling for the place and its occupants all those centuries in the past...👍👌

Thank jimboSaundersfoot
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

I am so pleased we visited this castle, we arrived early so we had the castle all to ourselves. We parked at the National Trust car park and walked back along the drive to the castle walk sign. The walk up the castle was beautiful,...More

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ElaineMB
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Response from Eleanor M | Reviewed this property |
I don't like narrow roads but I found it easily accessible in a car. Hope this helps.
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