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“Well Worth A Visit” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Dolwyddelan Castle

Dolwyddelan Castle
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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298 reviews
201 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“Well Worth A Visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2013

We couldn't do this castle on our last visit to North Wales and was glad to be able to get to visit it on our trip this visit. Very friendly lady, who told us where to go. Although it wasn't a brilliant day weather wise when we went, it was still worth the trip up the path and steps. The views, even on a rainy day are fantastic. There are toilets near the farmhouse entrance, but no drinks facilities. It's not suitable for people in wheelchairs or have limited walking.

Visited September 2013
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English first
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“atmospheric!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2013

we were very impressed with the location and castle itself the weather was not very good but we thought this added to the atmosphere of the castle and its surroundings well worth the not so steep climb

Visited June 2013
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North Wales, UK
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Keep the faith”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2013

Nice keep on a hill, incredible views from the ramparts. Dont be fooled by photos, yes its not camelot, but allow yourself a good hour to visit the ruins, the keep, read the history of the site on the walls of the first floor, and as i say enjoy those views from the top of the tower.

Visited September 2012
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Worcester UK
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246 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“Ruins with a view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2013

We have driven by so many times and not stopped so we were determined to pay a visit a some point! It's quite a haul uphill to get to the ruins so not good for the unfit or infirm. We are members of English Heritage so get into CADW properties on our membership too. The lady at the farmhouse where you pay was very friendly and polite. The ruins are quite atmospheric but the steep steps in near darkness up to the top level aren't for the fainthearted! We took some lovely photos and spent about an hour exploring. A great place to take energetic kids 7plus but I don't think it would be great for toddlers or buggies.The info boards are good.

Visited July 2013
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München
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Nice place for a quick visit”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2013

We recently visited the castle during our holiday to Snowdonia. It's a nice place, with a short walk up to the castle. The surrounding countryside looks lovely. It's a nice place to go to for a short visit, but you won't be spending hours there. There is a (rather hefty) fee to visit the property.

Visited June 2013
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