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Castell Dinas Bran

| Wern Road, Llangollen LL20 8DU, Wales
+44 1978 860828
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USD 710.81*
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Dee Valley Private Day Trip from Caernarfon with Hotel Transport
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USD 710.81*
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Private Llangollen and the River Dee Day Trip including Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
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| Wern Road, Llangollen LL20 8DU, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We walked up on a blue sky but windy autumn day. The atmosphere was exhilarating as were blown around like the leaves around us. This left a deeper impression of what it must have been like for the castle dwellers than if the weather was...More

Thank SteveCairns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Climbed up and was worth it. Views are spectacular so don't leave llangollen without doing it. Coming down is very easy so just push yourself and do it.

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As the title suggests. Follow the wharf signs from the town. Left at the T junction, past the school and there is a sharp right turn. The path starts up that road but there is NO car parking at all. The climb is steep and...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the journey up and the views from the top. There's not a lot of the castle left but that doesn't make it any less worth the walk. I have to say we were stunned by the number of self-entitled individuals who, despite being...More

1  Thank StarsForEyes
Reviewed 11 September 2017

If you want to feel on top f the world, climb the hill to the top and take in the breathtaking scenery that stretches as far as you can see. Learn about the history and watch the sun set for a really magical experience.

Thank 77Frances
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The views from the top are spectacular and it's awe inspiring to imagine how the castle was built all those years ago. We took our time getting to the top (with my being five months pregnant I rather slowed the group down!) but we were...More

Thank 408alanas
Reviewed 9 September 2017

You can see the ruins on top of the hill from the town of Llangollen, but actually putting in the effort to get up there rewards you with some fantastic views.

Thank gomms13
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I love this place and fully intended to visit during my stay, what I wasn't expecting was to get nearly all the way by accident when I took a wrong turn out of Llangollen

Thank Martyn B
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A tough walk up to the top but was totally worth it for the views! My husband and I really enjoyed it!

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 3 September 2017

"Dinas Bran" is variously translated as "Crow Castle," "Crow City," "Hill of the Crow," or "Bran's Stronghold." The castle first appears in 12th century historical documents as part of a medieval piece entitled "Fouke le Fitz Waryn,"or "The Romance of Fulk Fitzwarine." While this work...More

Thank LairdandLady4
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Rebecca S
15 August 2016|
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Response from Dylaffyn | Reviewed this property |
There are several routes up so you can either park in the town and head over the bridge and follow the signs (quite lengthy), or do like I did and drive along the A542 (Horseshoe Pass) and take the first right after the... More
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JohnTurnerBrit
19 September 2015|
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Response from HughgoesCaernarfon | Reviewed this property |
If you drive as close as possible to the footpath, it takes about 20-30 minutes. A good pair of walking boots advised.
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TheCustards
9 July 2015|
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Response from Missi_Phillips | Reviewed this property |
I'd go for the pub/public pay and display car park at the bottom just before you turn into Llangollen from Ruabon way coming in, its on the left hand side. Walk up the road, past the taxidermist and the canal tourist spot... More
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