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Castell y Bere

Castell y Bere

Castell y Bere, Wales http://vintage.johnnyjet.com/photos-2011/Lindsay-Taub-Wales-Part-2-September-2011-4.jpg

Castell y Bere, Wales http://vintage.johnnyjet.com/photos-2011/Lindsay-Taub-Wales-Part-2-September-2011-4.jpg

Dolwyddelan Castle – built by Llywelyn ab Iorwerth in the early 13th century to watch over one of the valley routes into Gwynedd

Dolwyddelan Castle – built by Llywelyn ab Iorwerth in the early 13th century to watch over one of the valley routes into Gwynedd

Arundel Castle- There are nearly 1,000 years of history at this great castle, overlooking the River Arun in West Sussex and built at the end of the 11th century by Roger de Montgomery, Earl of Arundel.

Arundel Castle- There are nearly 1,000 years of history at this great castle, overlooking the River Arun in West Sussex and built at the end of the 11th century by Roger de Montgomery, Earl of Arundel.

Castell y Bere near Towyn in Gwynedd. A very interesting and also sad history to this castle. Worth checking out before visiting. Nearby there are cliffs where seabirds nest. These cliffs are now quite far inland but were once at the sea's edge.

Castell y Bere near Towyn in Gwynedd. A very interesting and also sad history to this castle. Worth checking out before visiting. Nearby there are cliffs where seabirds nest. These cliffs are now quite far inland but were once at the sea's edge.

The castle was occupied again in the 15th century, when it was leased to Maredudd ap Ieuan, a local nobleman, who added an upper storey to the keep. In the middle of the 19th century it was extensively restored by the public-spirited Lord Willoughby de Eresby.

The castle was occupied again in the 15th century, when it was leased to Maredudd ap Ieuan, a local nobleman, who added an upper storey to the keep. In the middle of the 19th century it was extensively restored by the public-spirited Lord Willoughby de Eresby.

The ruins of Dolbadarn Castle, Gwynedd, Wales. Built in the late 13th century by Welsh Prince Llywelyn the Great

The ruins of Dolbadarn Castle, Gwynedd, Wales. Built in the late 13th century by Welsh Prince Llywelyn the Great

Dolbadarn Castle is a fortification built by the Welsh prince Llywelyn the Great during the early 13th century, at the base of the Llanberis Pass, in North Wales. The castle was important both militarily and as a symbol of Llywelyn’s power and authority. Image Credit : Stuart Herbert

Dolbadarn Castle is a fortification built by the Welsh prince Llywelyn the Great during the early 13th century, at the base of the Llanberis Pass, in North Wales. The castle was important both militarily and as a symbol of Llywelyn’s power and authority. Image Credit : Stuart Herbert

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