Wales

Cilgerran Castle, Pembrokeshire

Just a few miles from Cardigan in Wales is this magical, ruined National Trust castle. Perched on the cliff edge at Teifi Gorge with picturesque waterside views, you can be transported back in time to the Medieval ages at this majestic 13th century fortress.

Cilgerran Castle is overflowing in rich Welsh history, first mentioned by name in 1165 when it was captured by Lord Rhys. Unusual to most medieval castles which were typically designed with a central tower, this sublime castle was built with two giant towers which can still be seen in the mystical ruins today. A place of thoughtfulness and tranquillity, this mesmerizing site has captured the minds of many artist, even famous painters such as the likes of Turner.

Welcoming dogs on leads and offering free admittance to National Trust Members, this enchanted ruined castle is a must-see during your luxury stay by the ocean in Pembrokeshire.  

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Cilgerran Castle, near Cardigan, Pembrokeshire, Wales, SA43 2SF | 01239 621339 | www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cilgerran-castle

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