Castles in Swansea and Gower, Wales

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Map of all Castles in Wales
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Name   Heritage Rating
Kenfig Castle Kenfig Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Llanblethian Castle Llanblethian Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Oxwich Castle Oxwich Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Oystermouth Castle Oystermouth Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Pennard Castle Pennard Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Penrice Castle Penrice Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Swansea Castle Swansea Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Weobley Castle Weobley Castle 4 Heritage Rating
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Faenol Fawr Country Hotel

Faenol Fawr Country Hotel
Bodelwyddan, Clwyd

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Breathtaking architecture built in the 1590s with warm lounges and set against a backdrop of secluded stunning gardens. This period manor house will entice and captivate lovers of Tudor architecture and will behold you with … more >>

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Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This diarist's shorthand writings were first deciphered in 1819, over a century after his death



 Clue

This Day in British History

25 April, 1284

Birth of Prince Edward (Edward II) at Caernarfon Castle

He was later named 'Prince of Wales', a title conferred on heirs to the English throne since

Monarch Mayhem

This king was the first Plantagent to be buried in England



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Popular Historic Attractions

Llandaff Cathedral
Cathedral   Heritage Rating 5

Criccieth Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Conwy Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Pembroke Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Caldicot Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5


Carmarthen (Self catering)
Hafod-y-Ddraig, Carmarthen

Hafod-y-Ddraig

A lovely, detached cottage three miles from Carmarthen, sleeping four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Carmarthen (Self catering)
Honeysuckle Cottage, Carmarthen

Honeysuckle Cottage

This is a delightful detached cottage, near Carmarthen, in a private location in the grounds of the owner's mansion with wonderful countryside all around and can sleep four people in …
Sleeps 4

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