A brute of a fortress. Caernarfon Castle’s pumped-up appearance is unashamedly muscle-bound and intimidating. Picking a fight with this massive structure would have been a daunting prospect.
Looking for an expert to show you the hidden gems of North Wales? Book a Professional Blue Badge Tourist Guide - CelticTours Wales - fun and private just for you - prices are very competitive. Groups from 4 to 50 welcome.
Probably built by Llywelyn ab Iorwerth ('the Great') early in the thirteenth century, the castle is dominated by a massive round-towered keep, still standing up to 50 feet (15.2m) high.