Carew Castle and Tidal Mill rich history spans over 2,000 years and tells of knights of the realm, kingmakers, Elizabethan intrigue and Civil War devastation.
Set in a stunning location overlooking a 23-acre Millpond, the Castle is one of the most architecturally diverse in Wales; from the west a Norman fortress, yet from the north a splendid Elizabethan mansion.
The site also includes the only restored Tidal Mill in Wales, an 11th-century Celtic cross, a Medieval bridge and picnic area all linked by a mile-long circular walk, suitable for buggies and wheelchairs, with magnificent views over the Millpond.
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FOOD AND DRINK
There are free guided tours at the Castle daily* at 10.30 am and 2.30 pm, excluding school holidays. *Subject to availability. Please call them on 01646 651782 to guarantee a tour will be available for your visit.
CRABBING ON THE CAUSEWAY
The causeway outside the Mill is one of the best spots for crab catching in Pembrokeshire! The best times are around high tide when the Millpond is full. All the kit you need to get started is available from the Mill Shop, including ice creams!
There is wheelchair access to the ground floor of the Castle and Mill, both shops and Nest Tearoom. The mile-long walk is also wheelchair friendly.
There are two disabled toilets situated at the Castle Visitor Centre and Mill Lane (opened with RADA key, please ask in the Mill for this). A mobility scooter is available for hire on request from the Castle Visitor Centre.
- Carew Castle and Tidal Mill offer visitors with disabilities 25% off standard day admission prices.
- Wheelchair users receive free entry.
- One accompanying carer will receive free entry.
ADMISSION POLICY FOR CARERS AND VISITORS WITH DISABILITIES
Please bring one of the following items of documentation with you:
- Disability Living Allowance Letter (DLA)
- Personal Independence Payment Letter (PIP)
- Department for Work and Pensions Letter (DWP)
- Blue Badge (photo ID required)
- Signed letter from GP (photo ID required)
- Carer’s Card/letter from Carer organisation or County Council.
There are toilets at the Castle Visitor Centre (Please note: there are no public toilets at Carew Tidal Mill).
There is ample free parking for cars and coaches in the main Castle car park. There is a second car park for vehicles on the north side of the Millpond with spectacular views across to the Castle.
There are three disabled parking spaces in the main Castle car park and limited disabled parking only at the Mill.
There is a picnic site situated on the north side of the Millpond with spectacular views of the Castle.
Well-behaved dogs are welcome everywhere on-site except for inside Nest Tearoom; please keep them on a short lead.
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Carew Castle, Tenby, Wales SA70 8SN, United Kingdom