Pembroke Castle – the birthplace of Henry VII is to be found on the western end of Pembroke Main Street. The castle is open all year and you may like to take a guided tour, which operate at certain times. There are plenty of steps to be climbed and dungeons to visit, together with tranquil sitting areas. You may also like to try your hand at some brass rubbing or visit the exhibition rooms. There is a cafe housed in the walls of the castle.
Visit Pembroke Castle Website: www.pembrokecastle.co.uk
Manorbier Castle – as previously mentioned this small castle sits overlooking the beautiful unspoilt bay. The impressive Great Hall, Chapel and Tureets are dotted with lifesize figures. The gardens are a beautiful peaceful setting and there is also a cafe on site.
Visit Manorbier Castle Website: www.manorbiercastle.co.uk
Carew Castle – is situate on a mill pond and alongside a tidal mill. This picturesque castle and mill are open from Easter until the end of October. During the summer months a wide variety of events are held in the castle. There is a shop and cafe.
Visit Carew Castle Website: www.carewcastle.com
Picton Castle & Gardens – this castle is the only local castle which is still habitable and you can take a guided tour and learn of the history of the Philipps family who have lived there since the 15th century. There are walled and woodland gardens which are full of beautiful flowers or visit the Secret Owl Garden. There is a restaurant, shop and deli which are open all year.
Visit Picton Castle Website: www.pictoncastle.co.uk