Harlech Castle

Merionethshire, Wales

City/Town/Village: Harlech
District: Gwynedd - Gwynedd
County: Merionethshire
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8604, -4.10915
Postcode: LL46 2YL
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the castle)

Owner

Cadw

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Harlech Castle


Built between 1283 and 1289 by Master James of St George for King Edward I. The castle is designed on a concentric plan with a small but powerful inner ward dominated by an impressive twin-towered gatehouse and four round corner towers. Seized by Owain Glyn Dŵr in 1404 and held successfully by him for four years. World Heritage Site. OS map 124: SH 581312

Pay-and-display parking nearby, toilets, guidebook available, giftshop, site exhibition.

Adult - £3.60, Concession - £3.20, Family - £10.40
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.

Opening times
01.11.09 - 31.03.10: Monday - Saturday 9.30 - 16.00, Sunday 11.00 - 16.00
01.04.10 - 30.06.10: Monday - Sunday 9.30 - 17.00
01.07.10 - 31.08.10: Monday - Sunday 9.30 - 18.00
01.09.10 - 31.10.10: Monday - Sunday  9.30 - 17.00
01.11.10 - 28.02.11: Monday - Saturday 10.00 - 16.00, Sunday 11.00 - 16.00
01.03.11 - 31.03.11: Monday -  Sunday 9.30 - 17.00

Further Information:
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


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