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image for Castle item typeHarlech Castle at Harlech Castle (Cadw)

  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Cadw Welsh Government

Castle, £4.20-£6.50

Harlech Castle

Harlech Castle

Harlech Castle


Explore the magnificent castle of Edward I at Harlech - which is inscribed on the World Heritage List. One of the most formidable and dominant fortresses in Wales. Panoramic views of Snowdonia and the sea. On site exhibition

Coach parties acceptedGift shopAccepts groups

Pay and display parking

Opening Details

Open all the time

1 November 2017 - 28 February 2018 Monday to Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm, Sunday 11.00am - 4.00pm. Closed 24, 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan.
1 March - 30 June 2018 Daily 9.30am - 5.00pm.
1 July - 31 August 2018 Daily 9.30am - 6.00pm.
1 September - 31 October 2018 Daily 9.30am - 5.00pm
Last admission 30 minutes before closing.


Prices valid until March 2018
Adult - £6.50
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children under 16) - £19.30
Senior citizens, students and children under 16 - £4.20
Children under 5 - Free

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 1 - Mon 2 Apr Ardudwy Knights and Easter Egg Hunt
Wed 18 Apr World Heritage Day
Sat 5 - Mon 7 May Harlech and the War of the Roses





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

Map reference: SH 580313  Lat: 52.86050 Long: -4.10949

Harlech is situated off the A496 north from Barmouth; follow the signs to the Castle off this road into the town centre where there is car parking. From the north, turn off the A487 road to Porthmadog at Maentwrog onto the A496 for Harlech and take the B4573 into the town. Note a steep walk from the railway station to the Castle!

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Harlech station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Pay and display parking