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“Small remains”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Dolbadarn Castle

Dolbadarn Castle
Ranked #6 of 22 things to do in Llanberis
Certificate of Excellence
Manchester
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106 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Small remains”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2013

Free castle remains which is in the lands of The Royal Victoria Hotel. A small trek to get to it. With nice views

Visited April 2013
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Falmouth
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16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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“Worth a peek”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2013 via mobile

While waiting for our men folk to return from Snowdon, my daughter and I had a look at this little castle. Lovely views all around and really quiet. Can get to it from the same road that you take for the steam railway and slate museum. A little bridge over a stream and up a little twisty set of steps and your there. Only small but worth a look. The sun was out so sat and had our lunch in the grounds.

Visited April 2013
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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“The Castle”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2013

A Castle, well not quite on the scale of say Harlech or Caernarfon, but interesting tho and affords some good views. The woodlands surrouding are very nice. Take a picnic!

Visited May 2012
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“A real Welsh castle”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

Dolbadarn castle is a real 12th century Welsh castle. It is accessible from the road (disabled people will struggle as it is up a craggy hill) and it is a free attraction.

There is an old tower which is beautifully set against the backdrop of the Snowdon Mountains and the low walls of the former castle.

This is a thirty minute attraction set in a lovely location (take a picnic) and it is a two minute walk from the National Slate Museum in Llanberis.

We always bring visitors to Dolbadarn.

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
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“Tiny Castle, but still worth a quick visit”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013

This is a small 12th/13th Century Welsh Castle where the Welsh Price who built it kept his brother a prisoner there for 20 years. It's only a short walk and you get fine views across to the electric mountain. Worth the short detour.

Visited February 2013
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