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Castell Dinas Bran ruins

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Castell Dinas Bran ruins
Llangollen, Clwyd, Wales
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Another view of the ruined castle of Dinas Bran. The views from the top of the castle hill are stupendous, and make the rather steep climb well worth the exertion!

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