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Address: Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4TA, Wales

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Brief visit

This castle was within the grounds of the hotel we were staying at,The Royal Victoria. We were able to read about the history of it from leaflets in the hotel.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 January 2017
Clive P
Evesham, United Kingdom
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was staying at Llanberis town and it was just 20 minutes of relaxing walk to this castle. You have to walk on the roadside and follow the signage into the woods. You might think you are lost but keep on walking and climb those stairs before you can see a cute wooden sign with a picture of a castle.... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the walk up to the castle but there isn't much to see when you get there. It was still worth the walk.

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This castle was within the grounds of the hotel we were staying at,The Royal Victoria. We were able to read about the history of it from leaflets in the hotel.

Thank Clive P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

If you need a short walk and are interested in heritage situated in a stunning location this is your bag.Situated at the bottom of Llanberis pass it commands the entry to Caernarfon bay and surrounding areas.One of the few originally Welsh castles I think still to be standing not a great deal to explore as it is tiny compared to... More 

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Province of Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Staying in the nearby Royal Victoria hotel , went for a early morning stroll in the fresh air , spotted the Castle Ruin , well worth a look lots of history. Google it for even more info. Climb the steps inside the castle , don't forget ur camera as the views are stunning .

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Well worth a look if you are in the area, especially if you are staying at the Royal Victoria Hotel as it is just next door.

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is the second time this year that we have visited this little castle. It is not too far from the car parks and the views are spectacular. It is also lovely to visit somewhere like this and not even have to pay a penny!

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Once you've done the lovely walk up to the top, it's really nice view from the top. The remains of the castle are fantastic too, you can walk up a certain part of the tower, which you can get fantastic views from, even on a cloudy afternoon. Well worth the walk.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

After a pleasant walk in town, we arrived to the Castle that is mostly in ruins. Is not very easy to access, at least the route that we follow to get there so I would advice it for people with access difficulties. Once you arrive to the place is really cool, a nice fortification with some kind of magic atmosphere.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

A pretty ruined castles great views a bit of peace and quiet in a very busy place. It is free entry and not far out of town. Great views of the lake and surrounding mountains. Might be a bit slippery in the rain.

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