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Very atmospheric

First of all its free that doesn't happen very often. It is very atmospheric you can feel the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
SuzyQuo73
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Warrington, United Kingdom
Ok for what it is

First of all the signs from the town leading you to the site leave a lot to be desired. Pay close... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
fssutton1
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Ithaca, New York
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Reviewed 3 days ago

First of all its free that doesn't happen very often. It is very atmospheric you can feel the history. there are some very interesting boards showing the history and the views are outstanding. I followed the coast path for a few miles walking my dog...More

Thank SuzyQuo73
Reviewed 4 days ago

Flint castle is a beautiful piece of history, it has been well maintained and is a delight to visit. i recommend a flask of tea/coffee and a few sandwiches and sit on the grass and marvel at it stunning structure.

Thank Derek W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all the signs from the town leading you to the site leave a lot to be desired. Pay close attention at all intersections. There is not a lot left of this ruin but good info both printed and audio are available. Nice open...More

Thank fssutton1
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The first castle in Wales well kept, great views, new view point top of big tower, 56 steps to see all over the Dee estuary. Worth the climb.

Thank brian6leighton
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Good parking, free admission. Good ruins with a new steel spiral staircase giving access to the top of one tower for superb views over the countryside. Nice quiet area. There is also a solar powered system with a short excerpt from Shakespeare on how Bolingbroke...More

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 29 June 2018

this local point has been so neglected since i first went i can only now describe it as a mess,,, the local kids crawl over it and their language leaves a lot to be desired

Thank Stanley C
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Small ruin on the coast. Free entry as not much to see. Parking in adjacent roads. A couple of towers to climb. Great views. Probably only worth 15 minutes of your time so don't make a special journey.

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Easy to find and free entry/parking nearby. Climbed the circular staircase and on such a beautiful day the views were stunning. Enjoyable couple of hours spent in castle and coastal walk past old harbour and back through woods.

Thank Alan E
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Only small but interesting and good views non the less. Easy and free parking, free entry, and dog friendly makes it worth a visit. There's also a coastal path to extend your walk.

2  Thank Lou9393
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I think this is the oldest standing castle left in Wales and turned out to be a nice little explore. Offering lovely views and a nice place to walk the dog. Parking available and close to the tracks onto the seafront.

1  Thank ExploringWithFood
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Lou9393
11 April 2018|
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There is a free public car park about 150m away from the castle. Just drive past the castle and follow the P signs. The car park is an easy flat walk to the castle entrance. The castle is also free.
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