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Conwy Castle

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Address: Rosehill Street | Conwy, Conwy, Snowdonia National Park LL32 8AY, Wales
Phone Number: 44 1492 592358
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Built in the late 13th century and reputed to be haunted by a past...
Built in the late 13th century and reputed to be haunted by a past resident, this picturesque castle was built for King Edward I and is a perfect example of the "concentric castle" design.
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The main entrance is at the car park with a walk way bridge across to the castle. The toilets are only at the main reception area with the shop. No café but there are two tea... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

The main entrance is at the car park with a walk way bridge across to the castle. The toilets are only at the main reception area with the shop. No café but there are two tea rooms at the car park. The castle is a ruin but very interesting with many winding towers to explore. The views in all directions... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

The castle itself is stunning set in a picturesque village and beautiful surroundings. The castle is easy to roam around, but there is a lack of information or guidance throughout. Unfortunately, as stunning as the castle is it is more of a ruin, it is very unclean and scruffy with large amounts of birds both alive and dead (prime example... More 

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Southport, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

The actual castle is quite clearly amazing both in it's architecture and the fact it is still standing. It also commands great views of the harbour and surrounding land. However there were no guides, written or human available and although we were assured there were information panels within they were less than helpful. Talk about dumbing down. They appeared to... More 

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Bournemouth
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Visited during Easter break and was highly delighted as was my 9 year old son. Great atmosphere, plenty to explore and gives a real sense of history. As member of English Heritage got 1/2 price entry, but even full price was very reasonable. Shop actually had reasonably priced gifts and souvenirs. Highly recommended.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Definately worth a visit- especially in the sunshine, you get some beautiful views! Fun for everyone, educational and interesting!

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I love this castle. There was masses to see and a lot was pretty well preserved. The views were great and the castle was very pretty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We visited the castle in mid April and we loved it! Our kid found it very entertaining and the views are stunning. It was very windy on the top and drafty and cold insides due to thick walls - I suggest to wear hoody top or something to keep warm :)

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Which are extremely dangerous if correct foot wear isn't worn. Other than that though lovely way to spend an hour or so. Stunning castle and equally stunning views from the top of it. Would Deffo recommend and return.

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townies leeds
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Big castle on the banks of the River Conwy and also in the town centre. Lovely views from the top of the castle. I wouldn't recommend for people with walking difficulties as the paths inside are cobbled and there are a lot of narrow steps. Also, the well which is 80ft deep, had lots of litter, namely plastic pop bottles... More 

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West yorkshire
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

What an awsome place. Beautiful castle with stunning views bit scary at the top of the turrets in the wind. Kids loved it they were allowed to do a treasure hunt which kept them amused for sometime :) and they received a badge at the end of it. We are a family of six which means days out are very... More 

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