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Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon Castle Castle Ditch | Pendeitsh, Caernarfon LL55 2AY, Wales
+44 1286 677617
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Wales' most famous and attractive castle, built in 1284.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“prince of wales” (146 reviews)
“eagle tower” (52 reviews)
“poppy display” (51 reviews)
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Caernarfon Castle Castle Ditch | Pendeitsh, Caernarfon LL55 2AY, Wales
+44 1286 677617
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very good - lots to see and do! History of the Welsh army plus history of the castle. Also lots of towers and areas to explore!

Thank nikkbun
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great castle to visit, a real place that has lots to look around and explore. We spent over 4 hours here looking and wandering. Well done to the staff too .

Thank HomerJSimpson01
Reviewed 4 days ago

Extensive site with plenty to see and great for kids to run about. Good views from tower and plenty of information.

Thank Miriam P
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The views from the castle are absolutely amazing and it is set right on the river. However, maybe because we did not have small children, but we were not a fan of the castle. Not a hug amount to do, as it is primarily a...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to visit, even if you're not all that interested in history. The building itself is a majestic edifice which has clearly withstood the test of time. Admission price was a bit steep though!

Thank Martin468
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful experience to see the poppies down the walls. Didn't go in before as prices worked out too much fir a large family group.

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 5 days ago

I'm a retired European History teacher. I've seen castles all over Europe, but man, this is the ultimate! For years I told my students about it being the largest castle built by Edward, that it cost an entire year's worth of English revenue, but until...More

Thank Denny S
Reviewed 5 days ago

If there is only one castle you can see in Great Britain, this might be the one you would want. Edward I conquered Wales in the later 1200s (he was the bad guy in the movie “Braveheart” – he had less success in Scotland). To...More

Thank ElaineAndGreg
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great attraction. Lovely to see a mini screen showing prince Charles becoming Prince of Wales. Really need to sort out the stairs as they are way too steep and unsafe.

Thank Re3sf4mi1y
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This castle is probably my of my favourite ones I have ever visited. My wife, two sons and I all had such a great time from climbing up and down the towers to rolling down the hill and running round the grounds. The museum was...More

Thank Prpudy008
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16 August 2017|
Response from Mystery S | Reviewed this property |
hi....I didn't see any in there, just checked Google and it seems the answer is no unfortunately
3 August 2017|
Response from The_Champignons |
A renewing English Heritage membership card gets you in for free.
9 April 2017|
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