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  • Cadw Welsh Government

Castle, free entry

Ewloe Castle

Ewloe Castle


Ewloe Castle is a mid 13th century stone keep and courtyard fortress with a characteristic D-shaped tower, probably built by Prince Llywelyn ap Gruffudd ('the Last') around 1257

Accepts groups

Children welcomeDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

Opening Details

Open all the time

Daily 10.00am - 4.00pm. Closed 24, 25, 26 December and 1 January.
Last admission 30 minutes before closing.


Free entry



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

Map reference: SJ 288671  Lat: 53.19699 Long: -3.06658

From the A484, take the B5129 signed for Queensferry, continue to Connah's Quay and Ewloe Castle signed on left.

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Shotton station


  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed