Beaumaris Castle, Beaumaris

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A concentrically planned castle where walls are built around walls, Beaumaris Castle was the ideal example of military engineering during Edward I's reign. UNESCO praised the castle’s architecture for its masonry and proportions, although the structure was never completed. Wander between walls and ramparts as you explore the 12 towers sectioning off the outer wall, and six towers partitioning the inner. The castle also provides views over the nearby sea. Start your trip to Beaumaris by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • Beaumaris castle is beyond stunning. It is quite large, so you can end up spending a few hours admiring the views.  more »
  • Lots of information boards and lots of corridors to lose yourself in. Great views from the top. Not too busy even in the middle of August.  more »
  • This is an imposing, semi-ruined, solidly built castle with a large central grassed area, 2 wall walks (inner and outer), various towers to climb, plus you can go along the inside of the inner wall an...  more »
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  • Love this place. Bit pricey to get in but a good chance to see a castle inside and out. Walk around the grounds, walk around the walls above and walk around the insides of the walls. Got to be nimble sometimes. Great when a medieval show is on as well. Every one will love it just a bit limited if a chair user.
  • BEAUTIFUL! I enjoyed this place more than Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany. This place looks as if you just walked out of the Middle Ages. They’ve left it untouched, and you can walk through all of it. I was lucky enough to be there in the chapel when two catholic girls were singing a beautiful cover of “Nearer my God To Thee”, and it echoed throughout the eerie corridors of the castle. Make sure to spend at least 2 hours here. Remember that the corridors and the walls your body walks upon were the same as ancient monarchs. It will make you feel right deep into that part of history.
  • Fantastic place although not as big as I imagined. Lots of imagination to be used and there us an interactive app you can use. Great for children. A couple of things to note. Do not go if you do not like climbing up stone steps with a wall on one side and a hand rail and drop on the other or you are scared of heights, like I found out I was there. Also not good for people who are claustrophobic as very narrow corridors in parts and small rooms or who don't do well in dark places as the lighting isn't great. But all in all a place worth a visit for the history of it
  • Lots to explore and very interesting. Quite a simple attraction with information boards along the way. Popular with families. No cafe inside or working toilets the day we called but public ones near entrance. Very small gift shop but all you need.
  • Wonderful! You can walk almost all of the way around the top - the steps are very steep and the walkways at the top are not for unsteady people. You can find very quiet dark passages that not many others find which is fun. The chapel feels special. I really liked that there are little activities dotted around. It's so open, you can really explore the castle. And it still has most of its moat! Just fascinating.

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