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Castell Dinas Bran

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Address: | Wern Road, Llangollen LL20 8DU, Wales
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US$670.96*
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Dee Valley Private Day Trip from Caernarfon with Hotel Transport
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US$670.96*
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Private Llangollen and the River Dee Day Trip including Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

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Beautiful

This place is just absolutely beautiful! Even though we walked up in the middle of Jan and it was cold the sun was shining and it was just lovely... views are fab. Can't wait to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
RuthandDan2015
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Congleton, United Kingdom
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Congleton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is just absolutely beautiful! Even though we walked up in the middle of Jan and it was cold the sun was shining and it was just lovely... views are fab. Can't wait to go back when it's a bit warmer and spend some more time up there.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This a great place to visit, especially on a sunny day. The walk up is good exercise, but worth the effort. You cant visit the area and not go up,

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Thank explorer782017
Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been up to the castle ruins many times over the years and the panoramic 360 degree views with plenty to look at never fail to amaze. If you drive up to the ruins be prepared for a steep climb that may take you around ten minutes depending upon your fitness level. The path is on the grass so you... More 

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Thank Steve C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having driven through the town dozens of times and looking up at the ruins. I was always telling myself I'd have to go up one day. Well after 40 years that day came. It's a moderate to difficult (depending on your level of fitness) walk up but you can shorten this by driving up until you reach the end of... More 

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Thank Steven F
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to visit the castle, it was quite a stiff climb, punctuated with a few rest stops. Met very few people on the climb,but the ones coming down encouraged us on the climb up. The views were well worth the effort. The thought of breakfast sped our trip down, a lovely way to start the day.

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Thank Peter T
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fairly strenuous walk, I'm used to walking the dog but did have to sit and rest a couple of times. Worth it at the top for the views though!

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Thank Karen H
Naxos Town, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We overnighted in Llangollen on our way to Malvern and decided to get some fresh air and exercise before resuming our journey. The climb up was well within the capability of anyone half fit and the all round views at the top well worth the effort. The ruins are quite ghostly particularly when viewed from a few hundred yards distance.... More 

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Thank Ciarrai_13
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a good uphill slog to Dinas Bran but worth it for the views. Young (and old) children will love running around the earthworks. Top tip - wrap warm because the wind can be very chilly up there.

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Thank Katy G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

What a lovely climb on a bright winters day. Its sooo worth the effort because you are rewarded with amazing views from the top. I would totally recommend it to any visitors to the area !

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Thank Wendy H
Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Fantastic views from the top. Not an easy path steep in places. You will have to be fairly fit to attempt it, but it is achievable if you take your time.

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