We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
1970-80s family holidays here

Spent many a week here with Mike Hughes and his family in their caravan behind the garage. Love the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mysteryshopper53
,
Neath, United Kingdom
A great place to spend a few hours

Very interesting and historic place to visit. Parking is a short distance away and access is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
dclayden2018
Read all 240 reviews
186
All photos (186)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“dylan thomas”(45 reviews)
“summer house”(7 reviews)
About
Think Laugharne, think Dylan Thomas. A bittersweet love affair between townsfolk and resident poet, conducted via prickly poems and supremely clever short stories. Think Laugharne, think castle too. The magnificent medieval castle turned Tudor...more
Contact
King Street, Carmarthen SA33 4SA, Wales
Website
+44 1994 427906
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (240)
Filter reviews
236 results
Traveller rating
120
84
27
5
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
120
84
27
5
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews dylan thomas summer house well worth a visit overlooking the estuary car park writing room lovely walk fabulous views stunning location walk around great visit sunny day short distance historical information english heritage members surrounding area steep steps
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 236 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent many a week here with Mike Hughes and his family in their caravan behind the garage. Love the place then and still do now, nice walks

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mysteryshopper53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting and historic place to visit. Parking is a short distance away and access is available to wheelchair-users though there are some sloping surfaces. There is a visitor centre and disabled toilets and unaccompanied children are not allowed.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank dclayden2018
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

The castle was cheap to enter as we are OAPs and all was well maintained (grass and steps etc). A warm welcome and small but well stocked shop for little ones (activity sheets being used by 5-9yo) and Halloween activities planned for welsh half term....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Smithsandafriend
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Found this gem but accident as driving past whilst staying in pendine sands and wow so glad we did! The second we turned the corner on the road and saw the castle and view we knew we had to stop to see it fully. And...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tammytms
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We have just visited Pembrokeshire for a week with our 2 dogs and enjoyed a few of the castles. Sadly Laugharne Castle was not one of them as it is not dog riendly ( Pembroke castle went out of their way to welcome them- even...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sandy2404
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We were staying in Laugharne for a couple of days and visited the castle which dominates the town. It has excellent views of the beautiful estuary and the town itself. Although small in size it more than makes up for in atmosphere especially if you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shirlloyd
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We parked down near the estuary and walked the short distance to the castle. It is managed by Cadw, so free to English Heritage members. The ticket office and shop was well stocked with a good range of items. The lady was very friendly and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jan T
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Beautiful view from the tower well kept grounds. Can be viewed in 1/2 your but there is lots to do in the surrounding area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JacRey18
Reviewed 26 September 2018

I really loved this little castle, steeped in history with a little quiz ideal for our 5 yr old to keep her interested despite the rain. Friendly staff in gift shop. Nice memories. Steep steps to tower consistent with old ruins.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tynl0n
Reviewed 21 September 2018

A good place to visit for those who like History; Famous Places/People; sea views, and wildlife. (I was able to add to my yearly bird count!)

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David R
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 nearby hotels
Travelodge St Clears Camarthen
260 reviews
5.87 km away
Three Rivers Hotel
227 reviews
6.35 km away
Mansion House Llansteffan
217 reviews
7.09 km away
The Drovers Arms Hotel
93 reviews
14.08 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 151 nearby restaurants
The Ferryman
109 reviews
.07 km away
The Portreeve's Tafarn
492 reviews
.06 km away
Arthur's
317 reviews
.22 km away
The Owl and the Pussycat
313 reviews
.20 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 46 nearby attractions
The Original Tin Shed Experience (The History Shed Experience C.I.C.)
282 reviews
.40 km away
Dylan Thomas Boathouse
534 reviews
.44 km away
St. Martin's Church
87 reviews
.50 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
nicholas l
19 July 2017|
Answer
Response from salarsson | Reviewed this property |
Wrong app, buddy!
0
Votes
Pgeo999
11 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from 62enida | Reviewed this property |
I have reread my review of Laugharne Castle and I did not say it was free entrance to the Castle , you must be mixing me up with someone else , E P Adams
0
Votes