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 Castles of Wales - Dolwyddelan Castle


Location
ear Dolwyddelan, Conwy, Wales


Other Castles in the Area
  Beaumaris Castle, Isle of Anglesey
  Bryn Bras Castle, Gwynedd
  Caernarfon Castle, Gwynedd
  Conwy Castle, Conwy
  Criccieth Castle, Gwynedd
  Deganwy Castle, Conwy
  Dolbadarn Castle, Gwynedd
  Gwrych Castle, Conwy
  Harlech Castle, Gwynedd
  Penrhyn Castle, Gwynedd
  Tomen y Mur Castle, Gwynedd





Tomen y Mur Castle
Dolwyddelan Castle. Built, probably on the site of an earlier Welsh castle, between about 1210 and 1240 by Llewelyn the Great to control a strategic route through his kingdom. The centre of the castle, the rectangular stone tower, was restored in Victorian times.

Photograph by Nigel Homer. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Tomen y Mur Castle
Dolwyddelan Castle. Looking over the surrounding moorland to the castle.

Photograph by Darren Haddock. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Tomen y Mur Castle
Dolwyddelan Castle and entrance.

Photograph by Darren Haddock. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)


 Dolwyddelan Castle map