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A Year of Exploring Castles in Wales

We’ve seen so much, learned a lot, made mistakes, had great adventures, a few misadventures, a few breakdowns, a few flat tyres, loads of picnics, driven thousands of miles zig-zagging around Wales, planned routes, drawn maps, organised, been disorganised, climbed mountains, gone the wrong way, started a blog, written articles, taken thousands of pictures, sweated, camped, stayed in hotels, walked, got muddy, fallen over, got scratches and scuffs, been rained on and sunburned and altogether visited a total of 200 castles in Wales in one year!

Castell Cwm Aran with convenient signpost framing it

Castles in Powys; Visit Report ‘LD1’ Postcode:

Castles in Powys Part 1: Many Castles we visit are small ruins, usually old timber Motte and Bailey castles, that were either never upgraded to stone, were destroyed during their use or destroyed once abandoned. Here are just seven Motte and Bailey ruins found in LD1 postal area, there are still lots more castles in …

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Harlech Castle

Harlech Castle; Besieged through the ages – Echoed in song Welcome to the Welsh Castle Projects castle study on Harlech Castle, A castle rich in history and celebrated in song. In this article you will find out all about this impressive fortress; location and how to get there features of the castle history of the …

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