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Conwy Castle, Conwy

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Conwy Castle has everything you imagine a medieval castle would: massive defensive walls with round towers, fortified gateways, and a perch on a rocky outcropping next to a body of water. UNESCO recognizes the castle as one of Europe's best examples of military architecture from the late 13th and early 14th centuries. Take a self-guided tour and visit the great hall, private chambers, and chapel, then head to the top of one of the towers for views of the surrounding Welsh countryside, the River Conwy, and the Irish Sea. Interpretive signs throughout the site present its history. Disabled visitors receive free admission, but wheelchair access is confined to the visitor center. Plan your visit to Conwy Castle and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Conwy trip builder.
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  • August 21, 2017
    Another great CADW castle. Amazing views of the town and estuary from the battlements. You can do an entire loop around the battlements which is unusual for a castle anywhere. The towers and rooms are...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    I came here as a child, and wanted my son to experience it, as we now live in Canada and he has never been in a castle. It was awesome walking the perimeter wall and seeing the sights of the town. The...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    This was a highlight of our trip, and we spent a great deal of time reading signs, climbing stairs, taking in a fantastic view, and exploring every crevice of the castle. I'm afraid of heights, but th...  more »
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  • Beautiful castle ruin. Nice to walk around. Best visited in nice weather as it doesn't have a roof. Floor is cobbled. The towers are a bit vertigenous but give great views. Great for all the family
  • Been here twice now. I love history but being able to step foot inside a castle that is worn with time and just explore is awesome. It's a different experience. Beautiful scenery all about! Don't forget to explore the town as well.
  • I absolutely love this place!!! Every time you drive over the bridge and see the stunning castle it makes me excited like a kid again!!! Lovely little shops and good too have fish and chips by the harbour!!
  • Lovely town and the walk around the castle walls was great. We were a little disappointed we couldn't enter the castle because we have a dog, but quite a few attractions don't allow dogs in North Wales. We enjoyed the walk and the views of the castle were stunning.
  • A real gem worth exploring. Even mum who has limited mobility so could get to all of it had a great time. Was busy enough that it didn't seam empty but still plenty of space without other visitors getting in the way. A must visit if your in this area.

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