Apple Pressing Day

Close up of apple pieces in the top of an old fashioned wooden cider press

Saturday 28 September, 10am-2pm

Bring your apples along to Carew Castle where Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority Ranger Chris will help you turn them into delicious juice with our apple press. Just bring your apples, something to put all the delicious juice in and have a go!

FREE activity. No Castle admission required.


Guided Tour: Secrets of Castle Construction

A ruined stone castle next to a river viewed from the air

Thursday 10 October at 2.30pm

Learn some of the secrets of castle construction on this free tour. Discover long forgotten building techniques and hidden architectural features.

Included FREE with normal admission fee.


The Sorcerer’s Quest

Saturday 26 October to Sunday 3 November, 10am–4pm

This Halloween explore one of the most haunted buildings in Wales as you take on The Sorcerer’s Quest! The ingredients for a spell have been lost around the Castle, can you find them all to help cast a magical spell?

£2 per child plus normal admission fees apply.


Creepy Mill: A haunted house experience!

creepy mill

Saturday 26 to Sunday 3 November

The Tidal Mill is back for another year of spooky scares! Are you brave enough to make your way through the dark, haunted Mill all decorated for Halloween? Watch out for things that might be lurking in the gloom…

Included FREE with a normal admission ticket. Recommended age 4+ (parental discretion advised), children must be supervised at all times.


Family-friendly Halloween Ghost Tour

Monday 28, Tuesday 29, Wednesday 30 October and Thursday 31 October, 4.30pm – 5.30pm

Join a family-friendly spooky tour of the Castle. Keep your eyes peeled as you listen to stories of ghostly sightings; you never know what you might see…

£8.50 Adult, £6.50 Child. Ages 5 +


Tickets non-refundable. Tour does not include daytime admission to the Castle.

Wear warm/waterproof clothing, bring a torch. Arrive 10 minutes prior to tour.


Room on the Broom: Storytelling Workshop

Thursday 31 October and Friday 1 November, 11am and 2pm

Join an interactive storytelling session with a twist.  Settle down in the Lesser Hall as Carew’s very own witch uses props to bring Julia Donaldson’s magical picture book ‘Room on the Broom’ to life, getting everyone involved! Enjoy other well-loved tales before trying your hand at a game of ‘toss a rat!’, making your own magic wand and mixing a potion to cast a real spell! Do you want to be able to fly or turn your brother into a frog?!  This session will bring young imaginations to life!

Recommended for ages 4 – 8.


£3 per child. This is an additional activity: please note that normal Castle admission fees also apply for all adults and children and must be paid on the day.

1 hour session. Children must be accompanied.

Tickets are non-refundable. Wear warm clothing.


Halloween Paranormal Investigation

Thursday 31 October, 6pm – 10pm

Join Paranormal Investigation experts ‘Science Beyond the Grave’ this Halloween as they explore all things supernatural at one of the most haunted castles in Wales.

Use cutting edge investigation equipment to contact whoever, or whatever, haunts the Castle. Also try traditional communication methods including Ouija boards, table tipping, glass moving as well as spending time alone in the darkened rooms of this 12th century Castle.

Experts will guide you through this fascinating, and terrifying, experience. Refreshments provided.

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Suitable for age 18 and over only

£40 per person

Tickets are non-refundable and the event will go ahead in wet weather.

Wear warm/waterproof clothing and suitable footwear. Bring a torch. Not recommended for pregnant women.