Dolwyddelan Castle, Dolwyddelan

#6 of 19 in Historic Sites in Snowdonia National Park
Castle · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Dolwyddelan Castle (; Welsh: Castell Dolwyddelan; Welsh pronunciation: [kastɛɬ dɔlwɪð’ɛlan]) is a Welsh castle located near Dolwyddelan in Conwy County Borough in North Wales. It is thought to have been built in the early 13th century by Llywelyn the Great, Prince of Gwynedd and Wales. Initially comprising just one tower with two floors, a second tower was built in the late 13th century, and a third floor was added to the first during repairs in the late 15th century.
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  • Visited in September 2019 in my Wales holiday. I already spotted this castle on the map and one day I had the chance to visit on the way back to the cottage. It has a car park on the very side of the....  more »
  • A pretty little castle with gorgeous views. I was born in the Conwy valley 50 years ago and have a soft spot for this location. Our family developed the golf course at Betws and managed Gwydir...  more »
  • Beautiful spot in Snowdonia park, worth it to visit if you're passing through. Mind the wind if it's strong! It could make the way up a bit harder but funny enough!
  • Absolutely stunning location. The views are breathtaking. Not very busy so always nice to stop off at. Public toilets. No dogs allowed though.

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