Castles and Museums-Welcome to Pembrokeshire Tourism

Castles and Museums

Manobier Castle

This is a wonderful example of a 10th century castle. Located on the hilltop overlooking Manorbier beach it is worth a visit. Visitors can stay at the castle in the self-catering cottages within the walls. (look in our self-catering pages for details)

Open summer only.

Pembroke Castle
Built in 1064 this is a must visit attraction for any castle enthusiasts or parents who want to wear their children out. The steps to the tower tops and along the battlements will ensure that.

Open all year

Picton Castle

Picton Castle and Gardens is a 13th Century fairytale castle with enchanting gardens, just a few miles from Haverfordwest.

As well as being an important part of the county’s history it, it is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike and attracts thousands of visitors each year to its gardens and castle.  It also holds events throughout the Year.

For further information please contact: 01437 751326

Laugharne Castle
Just on the over the border in Carmarthenshire lies the ancient township of Laugharne. There the castle overlooks the estuary which had so famously inspired Dylan Thomas.

Llawhaden Castle

LLawhaden Castle was built in 1190.The ruins ruined now stand proudly overlooking the surrounding valleys which give a spectacular view of the Pembrokeshire countryside.

Open all year

Haverfordwest Castle.

The castle stands proudly over the market town of Haverfordwest. It currently houses the Museum and Record office, the telephone numbers for both of these offices can be found on our page about Haverfordwest town.

Carew Castle

Norman Castle later an Elizabethan mansion. Setting of Great Tournament. Links with Tudors. Is the only restored Tidal Mill in Wales.

During the summer months, Carew Castle runs a number of historical educational events we advice checking their programme.

*A Welcome Host.

*WTB Star Attraction.

Contact:-Carew Castle

Near Pembroke

SA720 8SL

Telephone 01646 6517.

Narberth Museum.

Narberth's hidden history- a fascinating collection illustrating the growth of a typical Welsh market town also houses a Unique Madinogion exhibition. 

Please note we have relocated to our new premises at the old bonded stores.  Opening Summer 2012

Narberth Museum
Bonded Stores
Church Street

SA67 7AU
Telephone 01834 861719>


Lamphey Bishop's Palace

The Palace is located just outside Pembroke. Extensive remains of a grand medieval palace of the Bishops of St Davids which has been sensitively renovated recently. A regular programme of events is held there in the summer.

Telephone 01222 500200 (CADW)

The Gun Tower Pembroke Dock
The Gun Tower at Pembroke Dock has reopened for the new season. A vivid reminder of the days when the town was home to the biggest flying boat base in the world.

A large model of a Sunderland flying boat has been loaned permanently by the maker Stephen Hughes of Ashby de la Zouch of Leicestershire.