The Castles of Snowdonia & North Wales

The castles of Snowdonia & North Wales

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Eynsford Castle

Dating back to the 11th century, Eynsford Castle is one of the earliest examples of a stone enclosure...
Carreg Cennen Castle Llandeilo

The distant view of Carreg Cennen from the road between Llandeilo and Crosshands epitomises the romantic...
Picton Castle Haverfordwest

The original Norman earth and timber stronghold stood to the west of the present castle which was built...
Upton Castle

A visitor to Carew Castle should not leave the area without first looking in at Upton Castle. Just 21...
Lancaster Castle

Lancaster Castle is one of the most important historic monuments in the North West....
Tonbridge Castle

Tonbridge claims Kent's best example of a Motte-and-Bailey Gatehouse, and its powerful gatehouse...
Deal Castle

Deal Castle was built by Henry VIII in 1539-40 as an artillery fortress to counter the threat of invasion...
Lamphey Castle

Here are the ruins of a stronghold of the bishops of St David’s. Anyone visiting neighbouring Pembroke...
Swansea Accommodation and Holiday Guide

Located right on the south coast of Wales, Swansea is the second largest city in Wales, with a population...
Dunster Castle

One of Somerset’s delights offering an insight into a thousand years of history. Home to the de Mohun...
Tenby Accommodation, Beach and Castle Guide

Tenby - Dinbych Y Pysgod - Little Fort of Fishes - as it’s known in Welsh....
Richborough Roman Fort

Richborough is a key site in the history of Roman Britain, used during the entire length of the occupation...
Drysllwyn Castle Llandeilo

This castle is a complete ruin but having been historically associated with Dynevor, Castle Cennan and...
Laugharne Castle

The castle is an enchanting ruin, which was built in the 12th and 13th centuries....
Three Cliffs bay Accommodation and Holiday Guide

Britain’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is almost a 20 mile peninsula of glorious...
Monk Nash, Nash Point and Llantwit Major Accommodation and Holiday Guide

About 15 miles South East of Porthcawl on the coast is Nash Point, which is situated on a headland and...
Pembroke Castle

The ruins that exist today have been restored over the last century....
Carmarthen Accommodation and Holiday Guide

Carmarthen – Caerfyrddin Carmarthenshire is a green and pleasant county. Sometimes described as The...
Llawhaden Castle

Llawhaden was built by the Normans as a defence against the Welsh and to protect the rich estates of...
Nunney Castle

Standing on a rise with its stream fed moat in the village centre the Castle is a scheduled Ancient Monument...
Merthyr Mawr, Ogmore and Southerndown Accommodation and Holiday Guide

3 miles to the East of Porthcawl is Ogmore which is a mainly residential area built on the coastal cliffs...
Conwy Castle

Conwy Castle, Conwy, Snowdonia, North Wales...
Gower Accommodation and Holiday Guide

Britain’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is almost a 20 mile peninsula of glorious...
Gwydir Castle

Gwydir Castle is situated in the beautiful Vale of Conwy in the foothills of Snowdonia. Regarded as one...
Manorbier Beach and Castle Guide

Described by Giraldus Cambrensis as “the pleasantest spot in Wales” Manorbier is a charming little village...
Kidwelly Castle

The castle lies on a bluff on the west bank of the river Gwendraeth where it runs into the great Towy...
Dinefwr Castle Carmarthen

Dinefwr Castle was built on a bold bluff projecting over the river Towy; precipitous on two sides it...
Greenhalgh Castle

Greenhalgh Castle dates back 1490 and was built by Thomas Stanley to defend his estates around Garstang...
Rochester Castle

No visit to Rochester would be complete without a tour of this fascinating castle....
Harlech Castle

Harlech Castle, Harlech, Snowdonia, North Wales...
Walmer Castle and Gardens

Built during the reign of King Henry VIII, Walmer Castle is one of the most fascinating visitor attractions...
Cardiff Accommodation and Holiday Guide

Situated in South East Wales, approximately 30 minutes from the Severn Bridge which links England and...
Cilgerran Castle

Cilgerran castle was a fortress commanding the river Teifi: both Peter de Wint and J.M.W. Turner have...
Hever Castle

A visit to Hever Castle and its idyllic gardens is an experience to treasure and remember for years to...
Farleigh Hungerford Castle

A 14th century fortified manor house which offers a great day out for families and still has much for...
Clitheroe Castle

After major renovation and refurbishment Clitheroe Castle reopened on the 23rd May 2009....
Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle, set on two islands on the River Len in the heart of Kent, has been home to royalty, lords...
Upnor Castle

Upnor Castle is an Elizabethan artillery fort located in the village of Upnor....
Haverfordwest Castle

Until earlier in the 20thC the Western Cleddau was navigable up to the point which has now become the...
Pennard Accommodation and Holiday Guide

Britain’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is almost a 20 mile peninsula of glorious...
Westenhanger Castle

Westenhanger Castle is a Scheduled Ancient Monument with a Grade 1 listed house; this reflects both its...
Carew Castle

In 1102 King Henry 1st appointed Gerald of Windsor a castella of Pembroke Castle. This was a royal possession...
Dover Castle

One of the most famous castles in England awaits you!...
Southgate Accommodation and Holiday Guide

Britain’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is almost a 20 mile peninsula of glorious...
Dolbadarn Castle

Dolbadarn Castle, Llanberis, Snowdonia, North Wales....