Margam Castle is a Victorian era country house built for Christopher Rice Mansel Talbot. Designed by Thomas Hopper, the castle was constructed in a Tudor Revival style over a ten-year period, from 1830 to 1840. The site had been occupied for some 4,000 years. A Grade I listed building, the castle is now in the care of Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council.



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Founded: 1830-1840
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in United Kingdom

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Jessica Bright (12 months ago)
Beautiful place for a walk and picnic areas but we were disappointed that you could not enter/tour the castle.
Clare Sheppard Gale (12 months ago)
Had a nice walk around the park, lots to see. Quite quiet when I went, the house was looking lovely. All the flowers and trees looking beautiful. Lots of animals in the farm area, really nice place. £7.20 to park, buy the ticket from the kiosk, go back to your car to display then free entry. I didn't go to every part of the park.
Lyn Wilmot (12 months ago)
Lovely grounds kept well. Plenty of walks and pmzcds of interest. Magnificent house Down parking is very expensive £7.20 entry
IWelsh Dragon (IWelshDragon) (13 months ago)
Great day out. It was £7.20 for car parking, but we spent all day here walking around the grounds. Got to see the deer and farm animals. Ride a train use the go karts, play giant chess and draughts. It is so beautiful here on a sunny day it is so picturesque. The kids love the park and the open space to run, kick a ball around and Climb trees. And then use the play park’s at no point do I have my feet hurt which is a bonus for me
Jon Sykes (14 months ago)
Nice way to past a few hours with the whole family. Park and farm are great for the kids, castle for the older generations. We wanted to go on the mobile train there but we though the price was a bit expensive for us all. We even saw a few deers roaming around as we walked around the park. I'd recommend this place as an alternative to the beach or a trip if the weather isn't great one day
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