Snowdonia Castles


Conwy Castle

Conwy Castle, an iconic medieval fortress situated in the picturesque town of Conwy in North Wales, stands as a testament to the region’s rich history and architectural prowess. Constructed between 1283 and 1289 under the orders of King Edward I, the castle was part of an extensive campaign to consolidate English rule in Wales.

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Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon Castle is possibly one of the most finely preserved examples of a medieval castle in the whole of North Wales. The castle stands proudly on the banks at the mouth of the River Seiont overlooking the walled town of Caernarfon and the Menai Straits.

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Harlech Castle

Harlech Castle stands on a rocky hill top overlooking the coastal town of Harlech and the Irish Sea in southern Gwynedd. Today it stands as an iconic image of life during the Middle Ages in North Wales.

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Penrhyn Castle

Penrhyn Castle is a neo-norman castle located close to the city of Bangor in northern Gwynedd that was built during the 19th century.
The castle is easily accessed from the A55 express way and is just a few minutes drive from Bangor.

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