District: Ddinbych - Denbighshire
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1799, -3.42145
Postcode: LL16 3LD
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the castle)
Begun by Henry de Lacy in 1282, with the support of King Edward I, the site is dominated by an impressive triple-towered gatehouse, the link between defended town and castle ward. OS map 116: SJ 052658
Parking, toilets, guidebook available, site exhibition.
We welcome assistance dogs at our sites. From April 2009, dogs on leads will also be welcome at some of our sites. Please see 'dogs' page (on the left) for more information.
Adult - £3.00, Concession - £2.60, Family - £8.60
Entry is free for Welsh residents aged 60 and over or 16 and under who have a valid pass. To find out how to get one please go to the free entry scheme page.
01.11.09 - 31.03.10 The monument will be open (usually between 10.00 and 16.00) and unstaffed with no admission charge at other times.
01.04.10 - 31.10.10: Monday - Sunday 10.00 - 17.00
01.11.10 - 31.03.11 The monument will be open (usually between 10.00 and 16.00) and unstaffed with no admission charge at other times.
Open sites are unstaffed and open to the public with no admission charge at all reasonable times, usually between 10 and 4 daily.
Most sites are closed on 24, 25 and 26 December and 1 January. Full details are available from Cadw Site Operations Unit, tel. 01443 336000. Last admission to this site is thirty minutes before closing.
Information from Cadw website