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Beautiful place

We found this whilst staying at the Royal Victoria hotel. This castle is in their grounds it can be... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Feels like time stands still!

We happened to notice on the car park sign that there was supposed to be a castle just up the hill... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2018
Simon W
Derby, United Kingdom
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Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park LL55 4TA, Wales
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All reviews worth the climb the royal victoria hotel worth the short walk car park great views from the top worth a quick visit pleasant walk round tower welsh history steep walk llanberis pass worth the effort llyn padarn pay and display sunny day slate museum free entry
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this whilst staying at the Royal Victoria hotel. This castle is in their grounds it can be a bit of a steep climb. If you stay at the hotel parking is free. If you're just visiting Llanbries it has its own pay and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank philstyles2919
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Good views from the top but steep narrow steps with no handrail not suitable for a lot of people, but free to go in

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 24 November 2018

We happened to notice on the car park sign that there was supposed to be a castle just up the hill, and we are so glad we went to explore. The climb is a little challenging for those who are not too fit or mobile...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Simon W
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Despite a wet and windy day we enjoyed visiting the castle. Narrow steps going to the top of the castle...tricky due to weather conditions. Great views and quiet location.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Balbirkiren
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Magical is the word to describe this old ruin. Beautiful setting to sit and contemplate the past and all who have gone before us.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gwyn B
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Hidden away in woodland this little castle is a gem of a place and excellent for children to explore or to have a picnic around. Have visited it several times over the years and it’s lovely views and ruined state are excellent for children when...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank TAUser_Oct-29-2018
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Found this old castle having gone for a walk in our hotel’s grounds, so was an unexpected bonus. Good place to get some photos of the lakes and nice bit of old Welsh history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ianr428
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

A very small castle which is worth a quick visit. Not a lot to see but interesting none the less. It is free and only a short walk from the national slate museum.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank eifioncymru
Reviewed 15 October 2018

It is well worth the effort in climbing up the hill to the castle which has superb views over both lakes.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marty979
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Been here many times, and never get bored of visiting this castle, This is a true Welsh castle built by a Welsh Prince and not an English Built one, so is full of so much history, There is not a lot left of the castle...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Steve L
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