Weobley Castle - Castles of Wales
Visit Weobley Castle with the Castles of Wales Explorer Pass
Your key to unlock Wales' greatest castles, in one ticket!
The Castles of Wales Explorer Pass offers the freedom to explore all of Cadw's historic attractions and help you get the most out of your visit to Wales.
- Entry to 25 Welsh castles and attractions (see additional info for full list)
- Visit as many castle as you want
- Choice of either the 3 day pass or 7 day pass (the 3 day pass gives you 3 days of entrance and is valid for a 7 day period. The 7 day pass gives you 7 days of entrance, valid for 14 days)
- Save lots of money!
Book your Castle of Wales Explorer Pass by tapping 'Book' on this page. Once booked, your pass will be sent to you by email. Show this pass upon entry to all attractions either on your device or print if you prefer.
Explore this charming castle on the Gower
The drive to Weobley Castle overlooking the vast green fields and coastal views will simply take your breath away.
Whether you make the trip with the kids or a group of friends, the castle’s beauty makes this piece of history a special landmark for creating treasured memories.
Park up the car just a stone’s throw from the castle’s entrance, and get ready to learn the exciting history dating back more than 700 years.
What happened at Weobley Castle?
The buildings you’ll see as you walk around this captivating site were thought to be built between 1304 and 1327 by its owners, the de la Bere family, and was their home until the 15th-century.
You’ll see from the remains that the family wanted to create an elegant space, from the private withdrawing room to the grand hall, and guest chambers with indoor latrines.
An affluent family home is what you’ll think first of all from your venture around the picturesque grounds.
But the crenellated wall-tops, watchtower, and south-west tower were also prominent fixtures, preparing for the worst to happen.
An attack during the Glyndwr Rising in the early 15th century did cause some damage to the castle, but you’ll see that most of its frame remains unaffected and the architecture still showcases its lavish grandeur.
Soak up the history over a cuppa
Time to take a well-deserved rest at one of the picnic tables, crack open the biscuits and other treats you brought from home with a flask of hot tea.
It’s a prime opportunity to really take in the idyllic landscapes of the Gower Peninsula, imagining yourself at the scene of the gripping events that took place here and what it was like to be a member of the wealthy de la Bere family.
Before you set off, we suggest a browse through the gift shop to pick up some knick-knacks and guidebooks to reminisce on the captivating history you’ve explored on your visit.
Perhaps you’d like to spend more than just a day here next time? You can pitch up a tent at Weobley Castle Farm, taking in the glorious sea air and stunning landscapes that you’ll never want to leave.
We’re certain this is just the start of many more trips to Weobley Castle – the scenery across the Gower is an added bonus to the castle’s electrifying atmosphere.
What other Cadw attractions can I visit with the Castles of Wales Pass?
- Beaumaris Castle, Anglesey
- Blaenavon Ironworks, Torfaen
- Caerleon Roman Baths, Newport
- Caernarfon Castle, Gwynedd
- Caerphilly Castle, Caerphilly
- Carreg Cennen Castle, Carmarthenshire
- Castell Coch, Cardiff
- Chepstow Castle, Monmouthshire
- Cilgerran Castle, Pembrokeshire
- Conwy Castle, Conwy
- Criccieth Castle, Gwynedd
- Denbigh Castle, Denbighshire
- Harlech Castle, Gwynedd
- Kidwelly Castle, Carmarthenshire
- Laugharne Castle, Carmarthenshire
- Oxwich Castle, Swansea
- Plas Mawr Elizabethan Town House, Conwy
- Raglan Castle, Monmouthshire
- Rhuddlan Castle, Denbighshire
- Rug Chapel, Denbighshire
- St Davids Bishop's Palace, Pembrokeshire
- Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire
- Tretower Court and Castle, Powys
- Valle Crucis Abbey, Denbighshire
- Weobley Castle, Swansea
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Castles of Wales Explorer 3-day pass and 7-day pass explained:
- The 3 day pass gives you 3 days of free entrance, that is valid for a 7 day period. The 7 day pass gives you 7 days of free entrance, valid for 14 days.
- The passes have been designed to be flexible and suit families and tourists spending one or two week weeks in Wales.
How much money will I save with the Castles of Wales Explorer Pass?
- The more castles you see the more you'll save.
- Entry to the Castles of Wales can be anywhere between £8-£15 (approx) each, so this pass is great for anyone wishing to visit a bunch castes on their visit to Wales.
- You can visit a lot of castles in 1-2 weeks!
Who is the Castles of Wales Explorer Pass for?
- Ideal for anyone looking for things to do in Wales, for anyone wanting to soak up as much Welsh culture as possible, and perfect for families on a budget!
- Wales is often referred to as the "Castle Capital of the World" and has more castles per square mile than any other country, so this pass is also great for any tourists coming to Wales too!
What does Cadw mean?
- Cadw [cad-oo] is the Welsh word for 'castle' or 'keep'
What are the Castle of Wales Explorer Pass family tickets?
- 2 adults and up to 3 children/grandchildren under 18. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
What Cadw attractions are included in the Castle of Wales Explorer Pass?
- Beaumaris Castle
- Blaenavon Ironworks
- Caerleon Roman Baths
- Caernarfon Castle
- Caerphilly Castle
- Carreg Cennen Castle
- Castell Coch
- Chepstow Castle
- Cilgerran Castle
- Conwy Castle
- Criccieth Castle
- Denbigh Castle
- Harlech Castle
- Kidwelly Castle
- Laugharne Castle
- Oxwich Castle
- Plas Mawr Elizabethan Town House
- Raglan Castle
- Rhuddlan Castle
- Rug Chapel
- St Davids Bishop's Palace
- Tintern Abbey
- Tretower Court and Castle
- Valle Crucis Abbey
- Weobley Castle
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