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Gwydir Castle

Llanrwst LL26 0PN, Wales
+44 1492 641687
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Glorious Gwydir

After reading Judy Corbett's Castles in the Air, we were excited about staying at Gwydir. The book... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
simply beautiful!

myself and girlfriend stayed in the gatehouse to the tudor castle. We enjoyed the tranquility and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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This castle was built in the 14th century and is considered one of the finest Tudor house in Wales.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Llanrwst LL26 0PN, Wales
+44 1492 641687
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading Judy Corbett's Castles in the Air, we were excited about staying at Gwydir. The book warned of a few cobwebs and stone walls thick enough to withstand a medieval siege. Any concerns were immediately nullified by an immaculately clean and beautiful warm King's...More

Thank UptonCressett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

myself and girlfriend stayed in the gatehouse to the tudor castle. We enjoyed the tranquility and peacefulness of the place. Whilst visiting the castle as a day visit is strongly recommended please do not forget to meander around the most loveliest of gardens with the...More

Thank nobbygecko
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To be in the area and not take the time to visit would be a huge mistake. This is one of Wales most wonderful hidden gems and the fact it's so well loved by it's owners Judy and Peter shows. From the call of the...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an astounding place. Virtually empty on a Sunday morning. We had free run of the place. Atmospheric and authentic with a loved feeling that must have come from the couple who restored the place over the last 30 years or so. An absolute gem....More

1  Thank Cherryburners
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I had a truly wonderful 3 night stay at Gwydir Castle on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park. Peter, Jenny & Paddy made us feel so welcome & provided first class breakfasts & an inspirational place to stay. Many years of...More

Thank JulieAnn203
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit to this magnificent castle! The owners have done a wonderful job. Well worth the £6 entry fee, the gardens are also beautiful and one peacock in particular was very friendly. An easy walk from Llanrwst.

Thank Elaine683
Reviewed 1 August 2017

a hidden gem well worththe 12 pound we payed what a shame we couldnt take photos inside but that is the rules.great idea about refreshment tent in garden which was well stocked.

Thank neilwray
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We visited with a group from our car club and can only admire the time and money invested in this one derelict castle It is still a work in progress with the castle and the gardens but please do visit and perhaps the money can...More

Thank stanley y
Reviewed 24 July 2017

North Wales and the beautiful Conwy valley in particular are not short of incredibly fascinating places to visit. If, however, you have to choose, make certain that this magical house is on your list. It possesses an almost spiritual quality and so it should as...More

1  Thank Tony J
Reviewed 24 July 2017

My grandad used to live in llanwrst as a young boy and he had no idea the castle was even there! We also drive past it every time we stay in Beddgelert to go hiking. As you drive past it looks like a pretty normal...More

Thank Janna2393
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4 September 2015|
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Response from Val E | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I can't recall the amount but it wasn't much and it goes toward the continuing restoration so you might contribute a little extra if you can. The tour is self-guided. One of the owners, Judy Corbett, has written a... More