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Mid-Wales Sights

Aberystwyth Castle

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  • Aberystwyth
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Updated 06/04/2014

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At the southern end of the bay, a little way down from the pier, are the crumbling remains of this castle. Built in 1277, it was one of the key strongholds captured in the early 15th century by Owain Glyndwr, a Welsh prince who led the country's last serious bid for independence from England. Today it's a romantic, windswept ruin.

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New Promenade, Aberystwyth, SY23 1JT, Wales

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Updated 06/04/2014

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