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Caernarfon Castle

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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...more
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Caernarfon Castle Castle Ditch | Pendeitsh, Caernarfon LL55 2AY, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday

castle is well kept and reasonable price to visit plenty of information on hand to appreciate castle surrounding shops good for a wander

Thank elainejohn
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had found out that the last weekends of September entering a castle is free around North Wales. Where else to go...? Me and my friend have decided to go the the most famous castle of all, Caernarfon Castle...!!! So full of history including the Royal...More

Thank Leah M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely castle, well kept and maintained with bonus of museum and shop. Upper access to walk along the walls with fabulous views!

Thank oonas121
Reviewed 1 week ago

Still the property of the Crown and run by Cadw if you have an English Heritage card you will get in for free. The walls remain and still adjoin the original town walls which are worth a stroll round. A very complex castle with winding...More

Thank michael186311
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent a mizzly afternoon exploring Caernarfon Castle, and thoroughly enjoyed every minute. The aspect we enjoyed most was that there were very few rooms/areas of the castle that are closed to public, so you really get to know all the tunnels,staircases...More

Thank Philberts2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Caernarfon castle is a must if you are visiting North Wales. A splendid castle with rich history. The military museum was both informative and awe-inspiring. Fully recommend.

Thank RT195
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited during the month of April 2018 (we used the local bus services) and were amazed at how much of the old castle is available to look around, on the battlements and in the cellars, in the dungeons and towers you really get the...More

Thank VonoRono
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a magnificent size castle. Well worth a visit. The history of it was very interesting . There is also a short film to watch telling you the history of the place. You can imagine what it must have been like in its time...More

Thank moirawatt1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent castle to visit. Lots of towers to climb up to a beautiful all round view of the area. The presentation film about the history was brilliant and well presented in a modern format. A number of good informative exhibitions. We went...More

Thank KarenJane02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited in mid Sept. We went right when they opened and it was nice because there were no crowds. We were at Stirling castle the week before and it was really busy with tourists.

Thank Keith J
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Adele P
14 September 2018|
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Response from ruthlou | Reviewed this property |
There is a very large public car park for £4 for all day.
Wayne T
22 July 2018|
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Response from Alexander R | Reviewed this property |
As far as I’m aware, it’s only assistance dogs that are allowed on the castle, but best to phone and check.