Beaumaris Castle

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General Information

Beaumaris Castle is a castle that is situated in Anglesey, Wales. The castle was built in the late 13th century to the early 14th century as part of Edward I’s plan to conquer North Wales. For centuries after the castle was involved in battles between many different forces. The limestone and sandstone castle fell into ruin in 1660. The castle was turned into a stately home and park in the 19th century. The castle consists of 12 towers outer towers that overlook the moat, those 12 towers are overlooked by six taller inner towers. The castle is a fine example of 13th and 14th century military architecture and it is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Getting there

The easiest way to get to the castle is by car, with some on site parking available. Another option is to get the 53, 56, 57, 58 or 466 bus to ‘Bulkeley Hotel’ which is a short walk away.

Opening Times and Admission

The castle is open 9.30am-5pm, with last admission set for 30 minutes before closing. Admission to the castle is set at £6.90 for adults and £4.10 for concessions.

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  • Castle St, Beaumaris LL58 8AP, Wales
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