Criccieth Castle (Welsh: Castell Cricieth) is a native Welsh castle situated on the headland between two beaches in Criccieth, Gwynedd, in North Wales, on a rocky peninsula overlooking Tremadog Bay. It was built by Llywelyn the Great of the kingdom of Gwynedd, but was heavily modified following its capture by English forces of Edward I in the late 13th century.Our Criccieth tour planning website makes visiting Criccieth Castle and other Criccieth attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
Criccieth Castle Reviews
Visited in September 2019 while I had holiday in Wales. Car park is on the beach, fair priced, and also we can find there public toilets, too. We have to walk up on a steep but short road to the... more »
This castle is well situated. The views across the town and the sea are amazing. The castle itsels is interesting but there are not many information boards around it. It is quite a steep walk up so.... more »
On a sunny day there were fantastic views. There are benches around the outside of the castle and it was very pleasant to sit and admire those views. I was only glad that I didn't have young children with me, there were some unnoticed shoes and drops.
It a lovely small coastal village with a lovely beach with little rock pools for your young ones to play in. BUT PLEASE BE AWARE OF THE TIDES AND THE STRENGTH OF THE WAVES. There's lots of little cafe's and small shops to visit. The castle is well worth a visit. Come and enjoy.
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