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Dolforwyn Castle, Montgomery

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#11 of 13 in Historic Sites in Powys
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  • August 7, 2017
    Don't go here unless you're reasonably fit, the walk to the top is tough. Once you're there it's worth the effort. It's a great ruin, with enough to give an indication of what had been. The informatio...  more »
  • August 1, 2017
    Really enjoyed our trip here. Very steep climb up a delightful lane. Lots of ruins to explore and fabulous views. Dogs allowed on leads. Great information boards. It poured with rain on the day we vis...  more »
  • July 31, 2017
    We frequent Montgomery castle quite often and thought we'd try coming here too. My partner has been many times but it was a new one for me. And wow was the walk up there steep, I am by no means a fit ...  more »
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  • After a short walk up a steep hill, you are met with fantastic 360 views of the Welsh country side, as well as the ruins of a castle with and exciting history.
  • A steep climb to reach the castle, good views from the top. Not a huge amount of castle left, but there is plenty of information available there.
  • A fair walk up a steep hill but lovely when you get there
  • Love this old castle brill for walks pretty long steep climb from the car park(free) but it's a castle so being easy would be kinda useless.it is pretty much mostly ruins but you do get a feel for how it would of been to stand here centuries ago,the views across the valley are spectacular there's no entrench fee so a brill day out for the whole family,bring a camera and drinks.....
  • Obvious modern fabrication. Nonsensical construction. Perpendicular walls not tied into each other. Phony round towers. Inconsistent stonework. Recently faked "water well". Romantic narrative. Archaeologists were paid handsomely to invent history here! 😭

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