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Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon Castle Castle Ditch | Pendeitsh, Caernarfon LL55 2AY, Wales
+44 1286 677617
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After all these years Caernarfon’s immense strength remains undimmed. A brute of a fortress. Caernarfon Castle’s pumped-up appearance is unashamedly muscle-bound and intimidating. Picking a fight with this massive structure would have been a daunting prospect. By throwing his weight around in stone, King Edward I created what is surely one of the most impressive of Wales’s castles. Worthy of World Heritage status no less.
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Caernarfon Castle Castle Ditch | Pendeitsh, Caernarfon LL55 2AY, Wales
+44 1286 677617
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plan to spend a few hours to thoroughly explore this castle. There are charming displays with audio in some of the towers which really enhances the visit.

Thank travelwit
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fantastic medieval castle to visit! it was so cheap and huge! Once you purchase your ticket you are free to enter and leave all through the day! It was great that we had free reign to completely explore that castle on our...More

Thank MaryLouise95
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle is situated very close to the river and city centre. There is a car park situated on the outside of the castle. Good prices to get in. Lovely weather I had. Not good if it’s raining. I found it hard to climb the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the Castle where a Prince of Wales is installed, the last being Prince Charles. It is not a large castle but it is in good condition and worth a visit if you are within about 50 miles of it.

Thank MBKOKent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With plenty of parts of the castle to explore you won't get bored! There are plenty of stairs to wear the kids out and lots of rooms. You get some great views from the top. There is plenty of history here and a whole area...More

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best castles we have ever been. Very well restored and preserved. The castle was built in XIII century. Massive walls and towers. Must visit!

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This castle is well worth the visit when in the area. The castle itself is huge and you can spend a good 2/3hours exploring it. Theres some great views from the top of the towers and theres plenty of information points scattered around the grounds...More

Thank richiej1984
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit to Caernarfon is not complete without a trip round the majestic castle. In almost original 11th Century condition this place has a scale which still inspires today. The iconic venue of the investiture of Prince Charles as Prince of Wales back in 1969...More

Thank bigles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little castle tour. The museum was my favorite part as I got to try on period military attire. Great experience! Also had Black Boy Inn for lunch.

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Castle hits you in the face ,when you travel in to town.Its walls are mighty built to last ,How ever this town needs a clean up ,and it looks like it’s getting one at last.It will soon be a Town Worth it’s Castle.The Harbour...More

Thank jammiles
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Paul H
9 October 2017|
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Response from Derek L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response, there are some interactive games, however this is for school aged kids. There is plenty of space inside the castle for kids to play.
16 August 2017|
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Response from Nick H | Reviewed this property |
hi....I didn't see any in there, just checked Google and it seems the answer is no unfortunately
3 August 2017|
Response from The_Champignons |
A renewing English Heritage membership card gets you in for free.