Castles in Wales

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There are two distinct styles of castles in Wales; native Welsh fortresses, which present some unique architectural features (notable the frequent use of a D-shaped layout), and later English castles built to impose the authority of the English crown on the Welsh. among the latter category are some of the most impressive and significant castles in Britain, including World Heritage sites like Caernarfon and Conwy. We hope you enjoy exploring these wonderful medieval fortresses, but if you'd like to take it one step further, why not actually stay in a Welsh castle? Take a look at our Castle Hotels in Wales page for more.

Most popular Welsh castles
Caernarfon Castle

Including some of the most famous castles in Europe - if not the world:

Many visitors come to Wales just to see these historic castles:

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Castle Cottage Restaurant With Rooms

Castle Cottage Restaurant With Rooms
Harlech, Gwynedd

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Castle Cottage Restaurant with Rooms is located in two 425 year old buildings Llew Coch annex is Grade 2 listed. We have been running Castle Cottage since Nov 1989 & have over 70 years (!) …

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Cilgerran Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Pembroke Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Conwy Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Caldicot Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

St David's Cathedral
Cathedral   Heritage Rating 5


Wisemans Bridge (Self catering)
Silverwood, Wisemans Bridge

Silverwood

This detached lodge rests in Stepaside near Saundersfoot, Wales and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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New Quay (Self catering)
Brynsiloh, New Quay

Brynsiloh

This detached cottage is in the hamlet of Nanternis near to New Quay and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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