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Completed in 1310 in a commanding position in the Welsh Marches and in continuous habitation ever since, the castle's austere exterior contrasts with the elegant state rooms within.
Laugharne Castle is a castle in the town of Laugharne in southern Carmarthenshire. It is located on the estuary of the River Tâf. Medieval in origin, it was later transformed into a fine Elizabethan mansion.
A massive neo-norman fantasy castle crammed with fascinating things including carvings, handmade wallpaper and paintings. With shop, tea rooms and events.
Caerphilly, covering 30 acres (12.2ha), is one of the greatest surviving castles in the medieval Western world. It was a highpoint in medieval defensive architecture with its massive gatehouses and water features.
The 14th Century Weobley Castle is perched on the Gower's wild north coast with a commanding view over the nearby marshes. Built by the de Bere family, Weobley served more as a fortified manor house than a serious military stronghold.
Cilgerran Castle is a 13th-century ruined castle located in Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire, Wales, near Cardigan. The castle is a National Trust property, in the guardianship of Cadw.
Kidwelly is on a par with the other great castles of Wales.
We all get our moments. But if you want a truly medieval moment, catch a glimpse of Kidwelly shrouded in early morning mist. Spine-tingling stuff.
Family fun - collections from 3 national museums, exhibitions, events, extensive grounds, interactive exhibits, Victorian toys and games room, new indoor and outdoor trails, collection-linked toys and free touch screen multimedia guide.
'Ironmaster' William Crawshay commissioned Cyfarthfa Castle in 1824. This grand castellated mansion overlooked his immensely successful ironworks and has been called, "the most impressive monument of the Industrial Iron Age in South Wales.
The magnificent Carew Castle has a history spanning 2000 years. Set in a stunning location, overlooking a 23 acre millpond, the castle displays the development from a Norman fortification to an Elizabethan country house.
On a forty foot high limestone ridge overlooking the pretty village of Mumbles Oystermouth Castle is a spectacular location. The earliest building remains at Oystermouth Castle, the keep in the central block, date from the early 12thC
Set against the beautiful background of the Brecon Beacons, a visit to Tretower Court and Castle is a unique journey through history that dates back to Norman times.
Mighty Caernarfon is possibly the most famous of Wales's many castles. Its sheer scale and commanding presence sets it apart from the rest, and, to this day still trumpet in no uncertain terms the intentions of its builder, Edward I.
12th-century Welsh castle, historic house and 18th-century landscape park, enclosing a medieval deer park
Imposing moated remains of twelfth-century castle, probably the work of Henry II. Substantially remodelled in the second half of the thirteenth century. The castle was held in common with Grosmont and Skenfrith.
Standing in a commanding position on a rocky promontory overlooking Cardigan Bay, Criccieth is one of the greatest testaments to Welsh castle building.
Powis Castle, built circa 1200, began life as the medieval fortress of the Welsh Princes of Powys. The world-famous gardens, overhung with clipped yews, shelters rare plants laid out under the influence of Italian and French styles.
Dolwyddelan, a mountain stronghold of the Welsh Princes, stands in a magnificent location deep in Snowdonia. It was built between about 1210 and 1240 by Llywelyn the Great to control a strategic pass through his mountainous kingdom.
Rhuddlan may not be as well known as some of the North Wales castles, yet it shares much in common with its illustrioius neighbours.
This gritty, dark-stoned fortress has the rare ability to evoke an authentic medieval atmosphere.