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Gwydir Castle

Llanrwst LL26 0PN, Wales
+44 1492 641687
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Admiration for the work the owners have carried out

We visited with a group from our car club and can only admire the time and money invested in this... read more

Reviewed yesterday
stanley y
via mobile
A House Lost in Time

North Wales and the beautiful Conwy valley in particular are not short of incredibly fascinating... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tony J
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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This castle was built in the 14th century and is considered one of the finest Tudor house in Wales.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Llanrwst LL26 0PN, Wales
+44 1492 641687
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited with a group from our car club and can only admire the time and money invested in this one derelict castle It is still a work in progress with the castle and the gardens but please do visit and perhaps the money can...More

Thank stanley y
Reviewed 2 days ago

North Wales and the beautiful Conwy valley in particular are not short of incredibly fascinating places to visit. If, however, you have to choose, make certain that this magical house is on your list. It possesses an almost spiritual quality and so it should as...More

Thank Tony J
Reviewed 2 days ago

My grandad used to live in llanwrst as a young boy and he had no idea the castle was even there! We also drive past it every time we stay in Beddgelert to go hiking. As you drive past it looks like a pretty normal...More

Thank Janna2393
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful, romantic castle! Always a hit with my friends who come to visit me from London and further afield. The owners are really lovely! It was in a mess when they took it over. Read their book Castles in the Air before you come to...More

Thank Liz D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this area of North Wales so I could visit Gwydir Castle. Last year I read the audiobook and, discovering it was a true story, decided I had to visit. It was an absolutely wonderful experience. Judy Corbett answered the bell and let us...More

Thank LaneyBOban
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Gwydir is a lovely old castle and certainly has a special atmosphere about it. We were free to wander around the rooms at leisure and there was information in most rooms to explain certain features and items of historical interest. The gardens are delightful and...More

Thank Judy K
Reviewed 16 June 2017

A truly unique castle and grounds. I wasn't sure it was worth the money when my wife suggested coming here, but it certainly is. Lovingly and thoughtfully restored, with more rooms being added to the tour in the future. The owners have done a brilliant...More

Thank Wales1769
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The Castle was bought by the current owners in the early nineties in a very poor state. They fell in love with it and have now brought it back to life. If you want to see a tudor house and garden in great condition, then...More

Thank 350steve
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We were driving past and decided to stop by. From ringing the bell, to stepping through the door in the gate, to speaking with the owner, and touring the house and grounds, I found the experience mesmerizing. I wish I'd known about it earlier so...More

Thank nanbohlin
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We visited in early May, late afternoon. There were very few other people around so we almost had the place to ourselves. The owners have done an amazing job with this house and the gardens. I won't try to describe it, suffice it to say...More

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3 September 2015|
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Response from Val E | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I can't recall the amount but it wasn't much and it goes toward the continuing restoration so you might contribute a little extra if you can. The tour is self-guided. One of the owners, Judy Corbett, has written a... More