Dinefwr - National Trust


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Dinefwr Park
Llandeilo
Carmarthenshire
SA19 6RT
Wales

  • General Enquiries: 01558 823902

National Nature Reserve, historic Newton House and an 18th-century landscape park, enclosing a medieval deer park A magical land of power and influence for more than 2,000 years, Dinefwr is an iconic place in the history of Wales. Two forts are evidence of a dominant Roman presence. The powerful Lord Rhys held court at Dinefwr and influenced decisions in Wales. The visionaries, George and Cecil Rice designed the superb 18th-century landscape that you see today. The 'hands-on' Newton House gives visitors an atmospheric circa 1912 experience. Exhibitions on the first floor tell Dinefwr's story and inspire visitors to explore the castle and park. “If you take a handful of the soil of Dinefwr and squeeze it in your hand, the juice that will flow from your hands is the essence of Wales.” Wynford Vaughan Thomas Dinefwr Castle is owned by the Wildlife Trust and managed by Cadw

Further information

Opening Hours:

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Charges:

Adult: £6.50 Child: £3.25 Family: £16.25 Groups (15+): £4.50

Discounts:

  • Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments
  • National Trust

Travel directions:

By Car : on A40(T); from Swansea take M4 to Pont Abraham, then A48(T) to Cross Hands and A476 to Llandeilo Parking: 50 yards Sat-Nav: problems, do not use By Train : Llandeilo station 1 mile away By Bus : Service drops off on main road at top of 1 mile drive to property

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Refreshments
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas

Facilities information:

■Billiard Tearoom & Castle Walk Cafe - serving local produce ■Shop - selling local Welsh products ■Parking, 50 yards (narrow access) ■Suitable for school groups ■Dogs welcome - on leads only ■Baby-changing and feeding facilities ■Pushchairs admitted ■Children's quiz/trail ■Adapted toilets in house and visitor reception ■Grounds - partly accessible. Long level boardwalk to mill pond ■Lift to first floor of Newton House ■Building - ramped entrance. Ground floor accessible. Steep steps to basement. ■Two wheelchairs available, booking essential

Services:

  • Braille information and/or interpretation
  • Guided tours

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