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Pembroke Castle
Pembrokeshire - Pembroke, Dyfed, Wales
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Pembroke Castle is perhaps the most complete medieval castles in west Wales, and certainly one of the most picturesque! The castle stands in the heart of Pembroke town, on the south bank of the Pembroke River. To get this view I walked over the road bridge (A4139) to the north side of the river, and along a walkway that hugged the north bank, as far west as I could go.

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