Caernarfon Castle (Caernarfon) Reviews
Description:Caernarvon is located at the southern end of the Menai Strait between north Wales and Anglesey, 8 miles south west of ... more
Newest Review: ... 100 feet high and the various towers and walls stand solidly, almost as if time itself could not affect them. Today, it is, of course a tourist attraction. A family ticket costs £14.60, with an adult ticket being £4.60. There is plenty of parking in (pay and display) car parks close to the castle, so little walking is required to get there. Kids will love the castle, but adults should get ... more
Customer Caernarfon Castle (Caernarfon) Reviews (2)
by - written on 28/06/09 (Very useful, 297 readings)
The building of Caernarfon Castle was commenced in 1283, at the orders of Edward I to form part of his 'ring of stone'; castles at Conwy, Flint, Beaumaris, and Harlech. The ring of stone was designed to protect the English and cow the Welsh by surrounding the Welsh resistance heartland of Snowdonia. Edward's castles were, at the time, marvels of technology, and struck fear into the hearts of his enemies. The magnificent monuments were designed for the purposes of both defence and attack, and saw many bloody battles. Nowadays, they all form part of one of Britain's few World Heritage Sites: "Castles and Town Walls of King Edward I in ... Read the complete review
by - written on 22/05/08 (Very useful, 50 readings)
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Caernarfon Castle ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ North Wales is one of the most scenic and magical places to visit in the UK. Nestled away in the North of the country is Anglesey and Gwynedd. If you ever have the oppertuntiy to visit this area, grab it with both hands and I promise you wont be disappointed. Just off the island of Anglesey is where you will find Caernarfon. It is a magical little town with tiny streets and the oldest listed building in the UK. There is a fantastic waterfront and above all that, there is one of the most fantastic castles I have ever seen. Caernarfon Castle was built in 1283 by Edward I, and ... Read the complete review
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