Amroth Castle is a castellated country house dating mainly from the 18th century built on an earlier, probably 15th century, residence, and is now a holiday venue. It is surrounded by a high wall with an entrance archway at the south-western corner. The present building is a 19th-century country house built in the style of a mock castle which possibly replaced a small stone castle dating from the 12th century. The gatehouse is much restored.

The building now known as Amroth Castle was a feudal residence in the early medieval period and was noted by Fenton (in 1810) as being in the hands of John Elliott of Eareweare (the local name for the estate) in 1690 who paid tax on five hearths. It was acquired by the Elliott family in the 14th century. There was an earlier castle half a mile to the north of which little remains.

There was extensive rebuilding in the early 18th century but some earlier, probably 15th century, elements remain. Colonel Ackland acquired the property in 1790 and made a number of alterations and additions.

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Founded: 18th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in United Kingdom

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Amelia Whitney (9 months ago)
The place is amazing everyone is so polite and there was no issues. Everyone was smiling and happy! I would definitely recommend this place!
Chris Kelly (12 months ago)
Great location next to beach. Beautiful building with grounds and swimming pool. Free access.
Matthew Alford (14 months ago)
Second trip to Amroth castle, staff are very pleasant and attentive, toilet seat was broken on arrival informed handyman, though never got round to fixing it. Wasn’t really an issue as we had another toilet within the property. Majority of the rooms smelt damp, though tolerable. The current owners will need to heavily invest in bringing this site (mainly properties) to a reasonable standard pending their target audience. Cost for a week was fair given in its current state. I for one would pay more if there was investment.
Eirwen Hughes (2 years ago)
Lovely holiday park. Staying in a cute little 2 bedroom cottage. Gorgeous sea view and distant view of Saundersfoot and Tenby. Service is absolutely fantastic.
Sarah Thrasher (2 years ago)
We have just recently stayed at amroth castle check in was ok but the girl was a bit miserable on the desk. We had issues with the hot water coming through in the shower and in the main sink to do the dishes . Not ideal and on holiday you want instant hot water not having wait 10 mins for the water to warm up. The outdoor pool was definitely not heated like it says . My son only went in the once. I wouldn't come back to amroth castle and wouldn't recommend to other people either. The surrounding area was beautiful and recommend the area.
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