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Caernarfon Castle

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Address: Caernarfon Castle Castle Ditch | Pendeitsh, Caernarfon LL55 2AY, Wales
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+44 1286 677617
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Fee: Yes
Description:

Wales' most famous and attractive castle, built in 1284.

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It was very good but there needs to be more health and safety and more lights because in some parts it was very dark

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was very good but there needs to be more health and safety and more lights because in some parts it was very dark

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely visit; not too full so not dodging people to take photos without anyone in it. Lovely atmosphere. My only one complaint was the horrid smell of pig manure I know it's not something that can be avoided, but it was rather strong on certain sides of the castle!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a fantastic castle to visit, it has been very well preserved and you can climb most of the towers right to the top which give great views - definitely worth the climb up the spiral steps for at least one of the towers. The video inside one of the rooms gives you a good overview of the castle... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very large well preserved castle with good information for visitors. The views from the upper part are spectacular especially on a clear day. Beware there is lots of climbing up stone stairs if you want to explore the whole castle

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a lovely walk around the castle. It was to lovely see. Perhaps we will go inside next time but took a lot of photos as it wasn't raining Not hard to find as its right in the center of Caernarvon

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect to see, the kids loved it. Lots of castle passages to explore and great to see Welsh history.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Easy to access with an impressive bridge across the moat. Good displays, pretty good toilets, excellent views and well maintained.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very atmospheric Castle visit. The staff are brilliant and very knowledgeable. It can be a little hard on the legs and especially if you aren't so good with narrow winding stairs and dark corridors and open towers! Would definitely visit again, far more reasonably priced than some British Heritage places.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

As a lover of castles this is a real joy. It's an amazing place to visit and let your imagination run back a few centuries. Lots of stairs, nooks and crannies. Absolutely great place to spend a day exploring at a very reasonable price. Loved it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must if visiting North wales. Glorious castle. Visited when the poppies were on display. Beautiful

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