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image for Historical Event item typeLiving History Weekend at Beaumaris Castle (Cadw)

  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Cadw Welsh Government

Historical Event, Sat 26 - Mon 28 May 2018

© Crown copyright (2017) Cadw, Welsh Government

© Crown copyright (2017) Cadw, Welsh Government

Details

Beaumaris Castle will welcome House of the Black Star medieval society who will set up camp inside the castle where they will demonstrate how life was back in the medieval days. You’ll be able to try on armour, take part in a spear drill, see the archers show off their skills, leather work and crafts.

The group are a small re-enactment group which will have a number of medieval tents inside the castle grounds and will demonstrate how life was back in the days of the castles. You’ll be able to look at medieval weapons and learn about how they were used. Children can take part in a spear drill and learn how to defend the castle from attackers. See the birds of prey by the owl man and learn about how they were used during medieval times.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Gift shopPicnic siteRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 26 - Mon 28 May 2018 11:00 to 16:00

Prices

Normal admission prices apply.

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 26 - Mon 28 May Living History Weekend
Mon 28 May Summer of Stories
Wed 30 - Thu 31 May Wildlife Days
Wed 22 - Mon 27 Aug Beaumaris Medieval Festival

Contact

Enquiries

01248 810361

Address

Castle Street,
Beaumaris,
Isle of Anglesey,
LL58 8AP

Location

Directions

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

Map reference: SH 607761  Lat: 53.26429 Long: -4.08963

A5 from Bangor and A545 at Menai Bridge.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 9 miles from Bangor station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups