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02/08/2014

Carreg Cennen

 


On the last day of our recent short break to West Wales we decided to head out to one of the most beautiful and dramatic Castle Ruins in Wales - Castle Cennen, perched on a hill and you literally have to scramble up to get to it as there is no real path. The views from the top are stunning and well worth the walk up, which was accompanied by many mountain sheep and goats, much to Mr A's delight.







Once at the top you have free range to explore the ruins and there is also a natural cave running underneath the castle for which you require a torch and we hope to do this on a dryer day as the very steep stairs down into the cave were very slippery and with a toddler it just didn't seem wise.
Other than that we were really lucky with the weather as we just missed the rain as it came down just after we had scrambled back down the hill and sat in the beautiful Cafe at the foot of the castle.






Country Kids from Coombe Mill Family Farm Holidays Cornwall

17 comments:

  1. Gorgeous photos! I am always so jealous of posts with castles!!!

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  2. Looks lovely :-) there's lots of castle ruins around near me up in North Wales but haven't been since I was a kid. Great photos #CountryKids

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  3. I love visiting ruined castles, this one looks right up my street! Just great to let kids explore without worrying they're going to touch or break something. #countrykids

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  4. Looks like a wild walk. Another one to add to my list. Stunning photos too. #CountryKids

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  5. As you say beautiful ruins to explore and I can well imagine the stunning views too. Love Mr A's jumper - very cute. Thanks for linking up and sharing with Country Kids.

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  6. Oh that sounds right up my 11 year old's street - he is loving caves right now. Looks like you had a great time. #countrykids

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  7. Brilliant photos Laura, looks like a lovely walk. xxx

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  8. Oh we love castles too...this looks like a great one - very dramatic!

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  9. Looks like a great walk, and the ruins are a great place to explore.

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  10. Wow! What a lovely place to visit with your family. Glad the weather cooperated with your holiday and you were able to enjoy this picturesque castle.

    Maria
    cmntsblog.wordpress.com

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  11. What a great milestone for your little one! They're a great pair for being her first. My girl will be walking soon as well, so I'll definitely heed your advice about when to go shopping for her first as well (definitely not the end of August).

    Maria

    cmntsblog.wordpress.com

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  12. lovely shots, I'd never even heard of that castle before! Love A's jumper too! x

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  13. We just went to Tintern Abbey Ruins this Sunday and it was amazing but a bit pricey if I may say. Is this free? We might go back again to camp and we are looking for places to go to that is free as we are trying to save =) #countrykids

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  14. Lovely photos, and what a great castle to get to - just the walk up is like an adventure.

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  15. That does look like a good place to visit, the surrounding views look stunning!

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  16. Beautiful, beautiful pictures and a lovely spot to visit. Gorgeous x
    #countrykids

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