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Rhuddlan Castle

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The castle remained faithful to the Edwardian principle of seaborne access Rhuddlan. What’s in a name? ‘Rhudd’ is the old Welsh word for ‘red’ and ‘glan’ means ‘bank’. The Normans left us with ‘roe’, a word derived from the French ‘le rous’, meaning...more
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Castle Street, Rhuddlan LL18 5AD, Wales
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All reviews worth a visit north wales gift shop small shop historical information outer walls the river ticket office viewing platform nice place to visit historical visit car park free parking information boards english heritage steeped in history piece of history
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The home of Edward and his main stronghold whilst he was in Wales. Excellent location, near the river, with separate entry for vessels etc. The main entrance near the car park is accessed over a wooden bridge over the moat. Two large round towers then...More

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Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to Rhuddlan Castle.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely castle. Bigger than Prestatyn castle. Has parking and a good walk around. Take a picnic and enjoy a few hours there.

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Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to Rhuddlan Castle.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great bit of history. Well looked after . Spectacular views of the surrounding area . Very friendly helpful ladies in the visitor center/shop . Dog friendly Best bathroom I have seen I a very long time catering for all needs, clean and well kept ....More

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Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to Rhuddlan Castle.

Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Looks smaller from the flyover, quite a large castle on closer inspection. Some good remains, would like more panels though showing details. Quite a busy castle, carpark close by.

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Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to Rhuddlan Castle.

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Had a nice walk around the castle walls. The price was reasonable and it’s a great piece of Welsh/ Anglo history. You can get right up on top of the castle walls and it’s a great view. Not sure how long that will be allowed...More

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Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to Rhuddlan Castle.

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely castle and has fab views of Clwyd, great event for kids during easter and have been on their Halloween events. Great for kids and families

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Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed visiting Rhuddlan Castle.

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Popped by whilst en route to Rhyl. Fantastic few hours spent exploring this gem. Same amazing views across the countryside, The castle itself is in reasonable condition and access points have been added allowing you to walk up to a viewing platform. The staff on...More

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Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to the castle.

Reviewed 25 August 2018

Really enjoyed looking around this castle.There is lots to look around inside and out and also the views are fantastic.You can see where the moat was and imagine how deep it was.You can climb up the towers so you can see even more spectacular views.The...More

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Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to the castle.

Reviewed 24 August 2018

As a castle should be, steeped in history, fully informative notes all around, great access all round, best views and excellent location in a lovely little village. Well worth a look.

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Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to the Castle.

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We popped over to Rhuddlan Castle after a day out in Rhyl, the kids were tired but that didn’t stop them climbing up the stairs and having a good look round, it was a coldish and windy day so not many people there and not...More

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Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

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I’m not sure if it’s 9-5
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Hi we also used a car - sorry
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Yes,the bus runs every 20 mins.
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