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Conwy Castle, Conwy

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History Museum Museum
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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  • I had the fortunate of visiting on a sunny afternoon, and enjoyed this castle a lot. It's mostly outdoors, quite large, and does talk about some of the history of the castle (wished for more informati...  more »
  • Me & my FiancĂ© visited here and we loved it!! Amazing scenary & history, a must see if your in Conwy! 10/10!  more »
  • Conwy castle is one of those the kids keep on wanting to go back to. It is the idealised castle in Wales, with the Walls, Turrets, Gatehouse and really fires their imaginations. There is a new visitor...  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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