"Castles of Wales - My Top Ten" Wales Things to Do Tip by scotlandscotour

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  Harlech Castle - Snowdonia - North Wales - 1st
by scotlandscotour

You must visit some of the amazing castles in Wales. But which are the best? See my ranking below!

There are many castles in Wales - most the remains of immense fortifications built by the English King Edward I.

My favourite castles - ranked by location, history, setting, architecture, condition and magic! ...

1) Harlech*
2) Conwy*
3) Dolwyddelan
4) Caerphilly
5) Criccieth
6) Caernarfon*
7) Castell Coch
8) Beaumaris*
9) Cardiff
10) Rhuddlan

The Castles of Snowdonia* form World Heritage Sites - see this link:

To read more about King Edward's Castles and military campaign against the Welsh read

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  • Updated Aug 19, 2004
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