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Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon Castle Castle Ditch | Pendeitsh, Caernarfon LL55 2AY, Wales
+44 1286 677617
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“prince of wales”(167 reviews)
“eagle tower”(57 reviews)
“poppy display”(52 reviews)
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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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"prince of wales"
in 167 reviews
"eagle tower"
in 57 reviews
"poppy display"
in 52 reviews
"welsh fusiliers"
in 69 reviews
"weeping window"
in 61 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 202 reviews
"military museum"
in 86 reviews
"royal welch fusiliers museum"
in 40 reviews
"lots of history"
in 32 reviews
"guided tour"
in 76 reviews
"free entry"
in 47 reviews
"few hours"
in 89 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 77 reviews
"nooks and crannies"
in 34 reviews
"guide book"
in 36 reviews
"family ticket"
in 38 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 39 reviews
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Reviewed today via mobile

The Castle is really nice. Its an outdoor castle and expect to climb some steps and walk over uneven ground. Wear appropriate clothing in case of bad weather. Its right in downtown of this village, so make sure to stroll around the village afterwards

Thank Isabella W
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Huge castle with lots of twists and turns. You can climb almost every tower IF your legs can last!! A few exhibits to help with the story and history. Great view up the Menai straits. Parking is tricky if you are not in town early....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Having just seen Conwy Castle, we thought it might be pretty much the same, but it turned out to be quite a bit different. From the super modern sort of drawbridge entrance to get to the entrance and the glass and metal balcony where Prince...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We have visited a lot of castles during our trip to Wales and this was one of my favorites (together with caerphilly castle). We paid £27.50 for a family ticket and spent about 2 hours here. It is a great castle with a lot of...More

Thank FORZA7777
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We got consession admission tickets being over 60. We spent well over 2.5 hours looking around the castle and the museum within the castle . To be honest we spent well over 1.5 hours in the museum it’s self. The history about The Welsh Fuselliers...More

1  Thank PETER T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've never been in a castle really before Caernarfon and man, it did not disappoint. It was full of towers and tucked away rooms, most of which you could climb or access. There were exhibits here and there explaining more about the history or the...More

Thank Mady G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Caernarfon is a great day out, plenty of nice shops and places to eat, we spent a good afternoon at the castle. The castle is one of the most complete that I know of. Accessibility will be a bit tricky due to the amount of...More

Thank Mike R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was free to get in on the Saturday we went which was great. We loved exploring all the passages and towers. I liked the exhibitions, particularly inside the head of the king , and the balcony which looks over the town

Thank TheRelfster
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle and Caernarfon had a food festival on, the entrance was free which was great as it is normally £10 each. The views are stunning, to get to the top of some of the towers is hard as the steps ate small, steep and...More

Thank Tracey9974
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A well spent 2/3 hours. Wear sensible shoes as there are LOTS of steps. The day we went was rainy and a tad misty so the views from the towers were not the best, but still worth the climb. The Royal Welch Fusiliers museum was...More

Thank Steve W
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Paul H
9 October 2017|
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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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farlands6
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
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