Dolwyddelan in Snowdonia National Park

Dolwyddelan Castle

Dolwyddelan Castle

Dolwyddelan Castle

The Welsh stronghold of the Welsh Prince, Llywelyn the Great was built between 1210 and 1240, located deep in the Snowdonia National Park.

Come here to uncover the history of this commanding feat of architecture, with the rugged mountains of Snowdonia in the backdrop The fortress was built to command mountain passes. However, today, it stands as a lasting memorial to Prince Llywelyn ap Iorwerth, or Llywelyn the Great.

After his day, the castle became under the command of Llywelyn ap Gruffudd. Dolwyddelan Castle was finally conquered by the English King Edward I, which marked the start of his relentless campaign to crush Wales.

The English King went on to refortify Dolwyddelan Castle and add another rectangular tower. Today, the once towering castle is now a romantic ruin, that is popular with landscape artists. Come here to explore the architectural ruins and the handiwork of the Welsh Prince.

Dolwyddelan Castle is a superb attraction in Snowdonia for families…¬†

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