North Wales Castles at Caernarfon, Harlech, Beaumaris and Chirk
Published: Monday 10th Jun 2013
Written by: The Wales Cottage Holidays Team
Wales, the Land of Castles. Holiday cottage visitors in North Wales can easily see why, with so many spectacular castles dotted around the countryside and cropping up in almost every town! T
he castles of Edward I are probably the most well-known, and his string of fortresses in North Wales runs from Chirk near Oswestry, via Rhuddlan between Denbigh and Rhyl on the North Wales coast, across to Conwy and Caernarfon, Beaumaris on Anglesey and magnificent Harlech castle on the North Cambrian Coast.
Over 200 castles remain in Wales that are still worth a visit, ranging from earthwork castles, through medieval castles and castles of the Welsh princes, Edward I’s formidable fortresses and later castles up to the C19th. Indeed, one of the most popular choices for overseas visitors of things to do in Britain is to go on a tour of the castles of Wales – and they certainly are impressive! Wales Holidays visitors should ensure that their stay in North Wales includes a trip to at least one of these stunning locations. Click Castles and Gardens of Wales for more information.