History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
The motte stands in the north east corner of a ditched bailey enclosure defining a crescent, about 46 by 57 metres, on an east-west axis. A counterscarp earthwork defines the entire castle site, which stretches about 90 metres by 118 metres in total.
Address: Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales
Attraction Type: Castle
Location: Off the B5341 3 m north of Trawsfynydd. On private land, permission needed to access.
OS: SJ132 562
Photo Credit: Eirian Evans, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Garthgynan Garden - 1.1 miles (Garden)
Efenechtyd, St Michael's Church - 1.1 miles (Historic Church)
Ruthin Roman Fort - 1.2 miles (Roman Site)
Ruthin, St Peter's Church - 1.3 miles (Historic Church)
Nantclwyd House (Nantclwyd y Dre) - 1.3 miles (Historic Building)
Ruthin Gaol - 1.3 miles (Museum)
Ruthin Castle - 1.4 miles (Castle)
Derwen Churchyard Cross - 5 miles (Historic Church)
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