Summer begins at Carew Castle and the Tidal Mill as they resume their specialist tours

This summer is shaping up to be busy at Carew Castle and the Tidal Mill, with a series of specialist visits scheduled over the next few months.

The tours are part of an exciting program of events and activities at the attraction operated by the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority, which is open daily throughout the summer.

Tours taking place during opening hours will be included free with the normal admission fee, while evening tours will be subject to an additional charge.

On Wednesday 9 June and Wednesday 7 July at 2:30 p.m., visitors will have the opportunity to take a free guided tour of the newly renovated walled garden, where an experienced guide will provide an introduction to the culinary, dyes, medicinal and scent beds. herbs and provide fascinating insight into their uses throughout history.

A Welsh tour of the castle is also included free with normal entry on Saturday June 19 at 2:30 p.m.

For those interested in the practicalities of building a castle, the free Secrets of Building a Castle on Wednesday June 30 tour focuses on long-forgotten building techniques and the hidden architectural features of these. old fortifications.

On Sunday 4th July, visitors to the castle are invited to experience the life, loves and legend of Wales’ most beautiful woman on the free Princess Nest tour.

The hugely popular Ghost Walks are also returning to Carew this summer, offering the chance to experience the darker side of castle life. Filled with ghost stories, hauntings, and other spooky events, the first of those events will take place on Wednesday, July 28 at 7:45 p.m., with further dates slated for August 11 at 7:30 p.m. and August 25 at 7 p.m.

Anyone interested in walking through the castle after most visitors have returned home for the day should consider booking tickets for the castle night tour. Taking place on Thursday July 22 at 8 p.m., the tour focuses on the evolution of Carew Castle from Celtic Fort to Medieval Fortress, Tudor Bastion and Elizabethan Mansion, as well as how its history has been shaped by some of its infamous and colorful inhabitants.

Tickets for general admission and events must be booked online at The castle is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Nest Tearoom from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the Moulin à marée is open from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information and a full schedule of events for the summer and beyond, pick up a copy of Coast to Coast or visit

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