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Castles & Forts in North Wales

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Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust

Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust

Local history claims that the first castle at Gwrych was built by the Normans in the 12th century.…

Caer Drewyn Hillfort

Caer Drewyn Hillfort

Situated on the spur of a hill between Llangollen and Corwen is the Caer Drewyn Hillfort, a…

Castell Dinas Bran

Castell Dinas Bran

Along the valley’s floor, the waters of the River Dee cut a wide arc around the base of Castell…

Chirk Castle

Chirk Castle

Planning on visiting the amazing Chirk Castle?...If so, click here to get the latest information…

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    Chirk Castle

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    Castle / Fort

    Wrexham

    Planning on visiting the amazing Chirk Castle?...If so, click here to get the latest information direct from the official North Wales tourism site!

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    Castell Dinas Bran

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    LLANGOLLEN

    Along the valley’s floor, the waters of the River Dee cut a wide arc around the base of Castell Dinas Bran, a conical tor surmounted by the evocative ruins of a native Welsh castle, built in the 1230s, above the town of Llangollen. Believed to have…

  3. Add Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust to your Itinerary

    Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust

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    Abergele

    Local history claims that the first castle at Gwrych was built by the Normans in the 12th century. It was seized by the Welsh prince Rhys ap Gruffydd (the Lord Rhys) of Deheubarth in about 1170 who then rebuilt the timber castle in stone. This…

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    Caer Drewyn Hillfort

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    CORWEN

    Situated on the spur of a hill between Llangollen and Corwen is the Caer Drewyn Hillfort, a Scheduled Ancient Monument which is protected as being an important archaeological site in Wales.The fort dates back to around 600BC. It is believed that…