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Warkworth Castle - Castle Review

Built: 1150s

Location: Castle Terrace, Warkworth NE65 0UJ

History: Warkworth Castle and Hermitage form one of the most unusual pairs of medieval monuments in Britain. The castle was probably laid out in its present form in about 1200 and was the favoured residence of the powerful Percy family from the 14th to the 17th centuries. 428 more words

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Visit the Senedd and Pierhead: Cadw Open Doors 2016

What is Open Doors? On 10 September 2016 the National Assembly for Wales will be offering exclusive access to the public as part of Cadw’s annual Open Doors event. 31 more words

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Visit the Senedd and Pierhead: Cadw Open Doors 2016

What is Open Doors?

On 10 September 2016 the National Assembly for Wales will be offering exclusive access to the public as part of Cadw’s annual… 477 more words

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Ymweld â’r Senedd a’r Pierhead: Drysau Agored Cadw 2016

Beth yw Drysau Agored?

Ar 10 Medi 2016, bydd cyfle i ymweld ag adeiladau Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru, fel rhan o gynllun Drysau Agored Cadw. 534 more words

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Harlech Castle, North Wales

Harlech Castle is located at Harlech, in Gwynedd, North Wales.  The mediaeval fortress was constructed by King Edward I towards the end of the thirteenth century, as part of his ‘Iron Ring’ of castles, built around North Wales to subdue and conquer the Welsh. 216 more words

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Caernarfon Castle

Built: Late 11th Century

Location: Caernarfon, Gwynedd, North-West Wales

History: While the castle was under construction, town walls were built around Caernarfon. The work cost between £20,000 and £25,000 from the start until the end of work in 1330. 459 more words

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Castle in the Clouds

When I visited Flint Castle yesterday, I was privy to the most wonderful display of fluffy white clouds, billowing against a cobalt sky.

Flint Castle stands on the banks of the Dee estuary, in Flintshire, North-East Wales. 93 more words

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