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Encyclopedia > Castles in Wales

Castles in Wales is a link page for any castle in Wales. They are listed according to historic county. The main gatehouse of Harlech Castle, Wales. ... For an explanation of often confusing terms such as Great Britain, Britain, United Kingdom and England, see British Isles (terminology). ...


See also: List of castles, Castles in England, Castles in Scotland, Castles in Northern Ireland The List of castles is a link page for any castle in the sense of a fortified building. ... Castles in England is a link page for any castle in England. ... Castles in Scotland is a link page for any castle in Scotland. ... . The following is a partial list of Castles in Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast Castle Carrickfergus Castle Dunluce Castle Dunseverick Castle Kinbane Castle County Armagh: Moyry Castle County Down: Audleystown Castle Clough Castle Dundrum Castle Greencastle Jordans Castle Kilclief Castle Killyleagh Castle Kirkistown Castle Narrow Water Castle Portaferry Castle...


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Anglesey

Beaumaris Castle and moat. ...

Brecknockshire

  • Brecon Castle 11th century
  • Bronllys Castle
  • Buith Castle
  • Crickhowell Castle 12th century
  • Hay Castle
  • Llandovery Castle
  • Tretower Castle 12th century

Caernarfonshire

The ward of Caernarfon Castle, showing (from left to right) the Black Tower, the Chamberlains Tower, and the Eagle Tower. ... Conwy Castle - illustration from Cassells History of England circa 1902 Conwy Castle (often spelled Conway Castle in English usage, although this is now discouraged) was built in Conwy as part of Edward Is second campaign in North Wales. ... Criccieth Castle Criccieth Castle is situated in Criccieth, in Gwynedd, Wales, overlooking Tremadog Bay. ... Dolbadarn Castle rests on a rocky hillock at the tip of Llyn Padarn, perched above a roadway near Llanberis, in north Wales. ... The main keep, which has survived largely intact. ...

Cardiganshire

Aberdyfi Castle, is a castle located near Glandyfi, Ceredigion, (ca. ... Aberystwyth Castle is a castle in Aberystwyth, Wales. ... Cardigan Castle, (ca. ...

Carmarthenshire

  • Carreg Cennen Castle
  • Carmarthen Castle 11th century
  • Dinefwr Castle 11th century
  • Dryslwyn Castle Norman ruins
  • Kidwelly Castle 12th century and earlier
  • Langharne Castle 13th century
  • Llandovery Castle 11th century
  • Llansteffan Castle 12th century
  • Newcastle Emlyn Castle 13th & 15th century

Carreg Cennen is a castle in South Wales, north of Swansea, Britain. ... Kidwelly Castle is an Anglo-Norman castle overlooking the river Gwendraeth and the town of Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, west Wales. ...

Denbighshire

Chirk Castle Chirk Castle is a castle located in Chirk, Wrexham, Wales, and presently in the ownership of the National Trust. ... Denbigh Castle is one of the castles built by King Edward I of England during his conquest of Wales. ...

Flintshire

  • Ewloe Castle
  • Flint Castle
  • Hawarden Castle 13th century
  • Rhuddlan Castle 13th century

Ewloe Castle is situated in Wepre park, near the town of Ewloe. ... Hawarden Castle refers to both a ruined castle (Hawarden Old Castle) in Flintshire, Wales or also to the home of William Ewart Gladstone, a former prime minister. ...

Glamorgan

for a more detailed article on Caerphilly Castle see Caerphilly Caerphilly Castle is a Norman castle that dominates the centre of the town of Caerphilly in south Wales. ... Candleston Castle is located near the village of Merthyr Mawr, in south Wales between Bridgend and the sea. ... The Norman keep Burgess summer smoking room Cardiff Castle in Wales was founded by the Normans in 1091, on the site of a Roman fort whose remains can still be seen. ... Castell Coch. ... Ogmore Castle, situated near the village of Ogmore, south of the town of Bridgend in Glamorgan, South Wales, was initially constructed soon after 1100 by William de Londres as part of the Norman invasion of Wales. ... Oxwich Castle is a Tudor period house, thought to be on the same site as an earlier castle, on the Gower peninsula of South Wales. ... Oystermouth Castle is located overlooking Swansea Bay on the east side of the Gower Peninsula near the Welsh village of Mumbles. ... Penrice Castle is a castle near Penrice on the Gower peninsula in the county of Glamorgan, Wales. ... St Donats Castle is a medieval castle in South Wales, overlooking the Bristol Channel in the village of St Donats near Llantwit Major, and about 25km west of Cardiff. ... Swansea Castle Founded by Henry de Beaumont in 1106 as the caput of the lordship of Gower. ...

Merionethshire

Castell y Bere is a native Welsh castle near Llanfihangel y Pennant north of Abergynolwyn, Wales, situated atop a steep, flat-topped rock from which it commands views of the surrounding Dysinni valley and Cadair Idris. ... The main gatehouse of Harlech Castle. ...

Monmouthshire

Caldicot Castle is an extensive castle in the town of Caldicot, Monmouthshire. ... Chepstow Castle from the old Wye Bridge Interior of Chepstow Castle Chepstow Castle, located in Chepstow on top of cliffs overlooking the River Wye, was built by the Norman lord William FitzOsbern from 1067. ... Categories: Historical stubs | Castles in Wales ... Skenfrith Castle (Welsh: Ynysgynwraidd) is a medieval castle located in Monmouthshire, Wales. ... White Castle (Welsh: Castell Gwyn) is a medieval castle located in Monmouthshire, Wales. ...

Montgomeryshire

Dolforwyn Castle was built by Llewelyn ap Gruffydd in 1273 but fell to the English army under Roger Mortimer and Henry de Lacy, earl of Lincoln, in 1277. ... Powis Castle is located in the county of Powys, Wales, near the town of Welshpool. ...

Pembrokeshire

Carew Castle is a castle in Dyfed, Wales named after the Carew family. ... West tower, and access bridge to the inner ward over gully Cilgerran Castle is a 13th-century ruined castle located in Cilgerran, near Cardigan, Pembrokeshire, Wales. ... Manorbier Castle is located five miles south-west of Tenby in Pembrokeshire, South Wales. ... Part of Pembroke Castle. ... The Picton Castle is a barque employed in sail training. ... Wiston Castle is a motte and bailey castle near the Pembrokeshire village of Wiston in south west Wales. ...

External link

  • Castles of Wales website (listing with photos and historical background)

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Castles in Wales - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (81 words)
Castles in Wales is a link page for any castle in Wales.
See also: List of castles, Castles in England, Castles in Scotland, Castles in Northern Ireland
Castles of Wales website (listing with photos and historical background)
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