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Beaumaris Castle

Castle Street, Beaumaris, Beaumaris LL58 8AP, Wales
+44 1248 810361
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Great castle ruin

OK, strictly not a ruin as it was never completed but a great place to visit. This is unlike other... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Leeds, United Kingdom
An interesting history of an unfinished castle!

So Edward the first started building a castle but ran out of money to complete it! Nothing changes... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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A World Heritage Site, Beaumaris Castle has a perfect concentric design, is surrounded by a water moat, and has stunning views over the Menai straits and Snowdonia mountain range.
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  • Average9%
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Castle Street, Beaumaris, Beaumaris LL58 8AP, Wales
+44 1248 810361
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Reviewed yesterday

OK, strictly not a ruin as it was never completed but a great place to visit. This is unlike other castles that I've visited in that there aren't displays of artefacts or mock ups of specific rooms but it is fascinating to see the proportions...More

Thank BigAndy1980
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So Edward the first started building a castle but ran out of money to complete it! Nothing changes really throughout history! It would have been a stunning castle to visit if it had been finished....but it's a good way to spend a spend a couple...More

Thank Pinkbaglady55
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is and complete with a moat, I love a good moat..... We had popped into Beaumaris on a coach tour and had an hour or so to explore the town and of course the castle beckoned. It is much bigger than I first thought...More

Thank Derek L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's an old castle with a moat. Beautiful to walk around and spend time. A bit if the past still here. Well maintained and restored.

Thank Katy187069
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing, breathtaking views although be careful if the weather is wet as it can be slippery, the video all about it is extremely informative a must see for anyone

Thank Lyn S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Castle visits at not new to us but this one was particularly enjoyable. First the sheer size of it is very impressive. The small leaflet presented to us on entry was found both useful for the navigation of the castle and most informative. The condition...More

Thank Edwin J
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is an interesting castle well worth a visit on a DRY day. There are wonderful views of the surrounding areas and the hills beyond. Take your time, jts worth it.

Thank 27cymro27
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a castle that was never finished, so it doesn't have historical value necessarily, except for why it wasn't finished. It has great architectural value because it was designed with a great defense, and it was going to be built all at once rather...More

Thank thetattooedlady
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a great little treasure fantastic for disabled access on single level, you can also explore the high castle perimeter walls if your body is able. Theres a nice little play park for the little ones with Tea shop and carpark.

Thank fbarnham
Reviewed 6 days ago

this so much added to the experience over the bank holiday weekend and it brought the castle to life great walls to explor and views over the straights

Thank chris c
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Questions & Answers
25 October 2016|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall seeing any shaded car parks I'm afraid.
16 August 2016|
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Response from Isobel E | Reviewed this property |
No I'm afraid it is only assistance dogs who are allowed in.
Kenneth O
9 August 2015|
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Response from Cadw_Wales | Property representative |
Hi there Admission prices are as follows Adult - £5.25 Family - £15.75* Senior citizens, students and children under 16 - £3.90 Disabled and companion - Free: Regards Ceri