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Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon Castle Castle Ditch | Pendeitsh, Caernarfon LL55 2AY, Wales
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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
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"prince of wales"
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"eagle tower"
in 56 reviews
"poppy display"
in 52 reviews
"welsh fusiliers"
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"weeping window"
in 61 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 195 reviews
"military museum"
in 84 reviews
"royal welch fusiliers museum"
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"guided tour"
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"lots of history"
in 32 reviews
"free entry"
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"few hours"
in 87 reviews
"couple of hours"
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"nooks and crannies"
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"guide book"
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"family ticket"
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"great place to visit"
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This is a very impresive castle indeed , unfortunately it was a Sunday and the castle opens late at 11am . It is well worth walking around it to get a feel for the size of it . There is a balcony from which the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is amazing. There is so much to see, do, and learn. From walkways around the top to passageways and even a short film detailing the history of the castle and its relevance today. We thoroughly enjoyed the visit and highly recommend it. There is...More

Thank Watene w
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent to explore, lots of information in the castle. Interesting armoury room. Good for children of all ages. Parking nearby is charged.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Will take youu a while to get in all towers? But views are worth every step, u can get lost in the chambers, so be aware of wht way u taking, have a museum to walk by with uniforms and all that. Thy close at...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This castle is the number one attraction in Caernarfon and the main reason we went. On arrival you can park for £3.50. Then entrance was £9 each. Inside the walls is a central green area where the Princes of Wales traditionally hold their investiture. You...More

Thank PaulU561
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great morning out, really interesting and fantastic castle Lots of twisty passages and stairs up and down, you could almost get lost. So much fun for children and adults, well we did anyway 😂 Well worth the money, and the staff were lovely...More

Thank elizabeth w
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent a full afternoon at Caernarfon Castle. Lots of winding stairs, hallways and great views of the town. I'd suggest some sturdy shoes.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great castle to visit with plenty of history and displays which help you imagine how it was back in the day. If you like military history, the Royal Welch Fusiliers’ museum is worth a look, and there are also videos of the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fun castle to visit with plenty of history and displays which help you imagine how it was back in the day. If you like military history, the Royal Welch Fusiliers’ museum is worth a look, and there are also videos of the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous castle, well restored and a mine of information. Stayed for hours being educated in the museum - definitely go!

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Paul H
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Response from James O | Reviewed this property |
Understandably for children of that age range, the experience will be a lot more limited, as visiting the castle is primarily for sightseeing and educational purposes. Having said that, the sightseeing alone can be a joyful... More
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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
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