The Historical Charm of Manorbier
In Manorbier, history echoes from every corner. The crowning jewel is Manorbier Castle, a 12th-century Norman fortress that inspired renowned chronicler Gerald of Wales, who grew up here, to declare it “the pleasantest place in Wales”. Overlooking the mesmerising Bay, the castle’s stone walls and well-preserved architecture offer fascinating insights into the village’s medieval past.
A short walk from the castle, you’ll discover the ancient Church of St. James, an impressive example of Norman architecture adorned with beautifully detailed stained glass windows and a robust medieval tower.
Manorbier’s history stretches further back, as evidenced by the King’s Quoit Cromlech.
This Neolithic burial chamber is a testament to the ancient Celtic people who once called this area home. From your NetLet UK holiday cottage, immerse yourself in the captivating narratives woven by Manorbier’s historical landmarks and discover a timeline that spans millennia.