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image for Guided Tour item typeOpen Doors at Conwy Castle (Cadw)

  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Cadw Welsh Government

Guided Tour, Sat 29 - Sun 30 Sep 2018, free entry

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

Details

Conwy's massive military strength springs from the rock on which it stands.

Built for Edward I, by Master James of St George, the castle is amongst the finest surviving medieval fortifications in Britain. In a word, exceptional. You can’t fault it, from the grandeur of its high towers and curtain walls to its excellent state of preservation. An estimated £15,000 was spent building the castle, the largest sum Edward spent in such a short time on any of his Welsh castles between 1277 and 1307. Money well spent!

Tours at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsGift shopPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 29 - Sun 30 Sep 2018 11:00 to 16:00
Tours at 11:00, 13:00 & 15:00.

Prices

Free entry

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Thu 21 Jun - Wed 22 Aug Living History Evening – Robin's Redemption
Fri 27 Jul - Fri 31 Aug Family Fun Days
Sun 29 Jul Owain Glyndwr Promenade Show
Sun 16 Sep Owain Glyndwr Day
Sat 29 - Sun 30 Sep Open Doors

Contact

Enquiries

01492 592358

Address

Conwy,
LL32 8AY

Location

Directions

Plan route to Conwy Castle (Cadw) using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SH 783774  Lat: 53.27997 Long: -3.82556

Travelling north on the A470, join the A55 at Junction 19 and travel west towards Conwy.
A55 Westbound Junction 18 & A546/A547 or Eastbound Junction 17 & A457.
The Castle adjoins the A547 on the east side of the town.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Conwy station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups