CADW the Welsh equivalent of English Heritage is the custodian of most Wales castles but there lots more in private ownership, see: - http://cadw.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en
The castle was begun in 1277, and it changed hands several times before finally became useless against new weapons. The last castle built at Aberystwyth once ranked among the greatest in Wales but today, lies entirely ruined.
Cardigan Castle dates back to the 12th-century as an important stronghold in the ancient Welsh Kingdom of Ceredigion.
Until recently Cardigan Castle in ruins but, after years of local campaigning, the castle is now being restored.
There has been a castle here for over 2,000 years and the tidal mill dates back to the time of Henry VIII.
There is a flat 1-mile circular walk from the castle around the mill pond and across the causeway to the mill and back to the castle.
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The ruins of Carmarthen castle can be found overlooking the river Towy from Notts Square and along Castle Hill. Carmarthen castle was once one of the largest castles in Wales. The gatehouse still stands near the Old Town shopping area,
"Wales' most Romantic Ruin"
The Castle, Tea Rooms and Craft Shop are open 364 days a year
A beautifully located castle with a romantic air.. Open air theatre in the summer
The ruins of Dinefwr castle occupy an impressive position above the Tywi water meadows to the west of the site. Dinefwr was the capital of Deheubarth, then West Wales, and a stronghold of the ruling Princes of Wales.
Dryslwyn Castle It is a Grade I listed building that not only occupies a place of great affection in the minds and traditions of the Welsh people but also a majestic hilltop location above the Towy valley.
Kidwelly Castle is a large castle in a nice setting.
A walk around the exterior of the castle is recommended, as its dominating position within the town is best appreciated from outside.
The castle stands on a low cliff by the side of the Coran stream, overlooking the estuary of the river Taf.
To get an understanding of the castle's design, make a complete circuit around the grassy interior. Today it is mainly ruined and only a few buildings stand intact but the castle was once a building with great vitality and sophistication.
A rectangular castle with towers on each corner but, not much remains today. Access to the castle is restricted due health and safety concerns,
Narbeth museum houses a scale model of the castle will help you visualize what once stood on the site.
The castle is in the town park by the River Teifi.
The remains of this castle, on a picturesque, grassy site overlooking a loop on the River Teifi, were once inhabited by, amongst others, Sir Rhys ap Thomas, friend of Henry VII.
Birthplace of Henry VII set on the banks of the river estuary,
A mighty fortress steeped in British history... A wonder of Wales.
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