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Castell Dinas Bran

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| Wern Road, Llangollen LL20 8DU, Wales
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All reviews worth the climb steep walk well worth the effort castle ruins panorama walk fantastic views zig zag path take your time great walk surrounding countryside hard work sun trevor llangollen town information boards ascent valley crow
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous old ruins set atop of a steep hill that is a struggle of a walk up but so well worth it when you get there. The road up, like most in the area, is a single track so take care when driving up. Once...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous views and a great hike up. The ruins are very interesting, more information on-site would be helpful though

Thank felix9494
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not the easiest walk but well worth a visit for the views, fantastic when you get to the top, we have walked this twice now and the views never cease to amaze.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When i when to Dinas bran it was a bit of a struggled to get up the hill at first but when you get up the top of the castell it is good a little picnic and a climb By Lilwen Jones age:8

Thank Anne-marie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth the hike from the town to the top. Amazing views of the Dee Valley and Llangollen. Great place to sit and daydream!

Thank GabbyDurrin
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

One of my favourite places in the World. I go up year round, it’s often better in the Winter as the view is clearer and it’s less crowded! You can see England (Shropshire& Staffs) on one side and the Berwyn Range on the other! Seen...More

Thank Rod H
Reviewed 13 September 2018

This is a delightful climb amidst gorse and bracken, Grassington and rocks. You need to be reasonably fit to rich the top to the remains of the Welsh Castle. From here you get excellent views of Llangollen and surrounding hills with a magnificent limestone escarpment...More

Thank trrip53
Reviewed 24 August 2018

If you want a rather strenuous walk/climb then start in the town. If you want to minimize all that then leave town and drive to the pub called Sun Trevor and start up the road next to the pub. It is one lane. Go till...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

What a stunning place. Dramatic and impressive. Well worth the effort of the climb. Pick up the footpath from the town or Offa’s Dyke. Include it in a circuit walk taking in Pontcysyllte aqueduct.

Thank mike551979
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

You can start the walk from Llangollen either from the Sun Trevor pub end or from Wern Road. But we drove along Wern Road ( very narrow!) to the top and you can park along the grass verges. There is no car park on top...More

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11 September 2018|
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Response from Brianinsydney | Reviewed this property |
No camping allowed at the castle. There is a good campsite nearby at Vale Cruccis (remains of an old Abbey) and lots of accommodation in and around LLangollen.
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ChrisSPanther
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Response from magsashy | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not!
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ChrisSPanther
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Response from Graham H | Reviewed this property |
path gets very steep and there are slippy rock slopes near the top. not worth the risk.
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