There are many castles & historic places in Snowdonia. The well known ones closest to our holiday accommodation are Portmeirion, Harlech Castle, Criccieth Castle & Dolwyddelan Castle Further afield are Penrhyn Castle, Caernarfon Castle, Bodnant Gardens
Wales Travel Inspiration - Raglan Castle ruin is a late medieval castle located just north of the village of Raglan in the county of Monmouthshire in south east Wales. Dating from the century, it lasted until the century when it was compromised.
Harlech Castle, Built by Edward I during his invasion of Wales at substantial costs, it played an important part in several wars. It is regarded as one of the finest examples of military architecture in Europe
'Ingenuity' - Claerwen Dam, Elan Valley From an aerial perspective you can really appreciate how much water is held by the wall of Claerwen Dam. If you've ever carried a couple of litres up a mountain you'll know how heavy water is and imagine that this thing has a capacity of 50 billion litres!!
Blackrock Castle formerly Mahon Castle, is a century castle located in Cork city, Ireland. In the late century, the citizens of Cork appealed to Queen Elizabeth I to construct a fort at Blackrock to "repel pirates and other invaders". In or around 1600