Which of these Wales castles?

Old Jan 18th, 2023, 04:54 PM
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Which of these Wales castles?

This summer my husband and I will be spending a little time in Wales as part of a larger UK trip. I have 3 castles on my list, Conwy, Caernafon, and Beaumaris. We're trying to figure out if it's worth it to visit all 3 or if that would be too much of the same. If you were going to visit only two of those, which would you choose?
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Old Jan 18th, 2023, 05:13 PM
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All three are so near each other it would be really simple to visit all 3 (depending on where you are staying)

If I simply had to choose 2 out of the three it would probably be Conwy and Caernafon (although ANY pair would be great)
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Old Jan 18th, 2023, 08:24 PM
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I, too, would choose Conwy and Caernafon, and base in Conwy. Beaumaris is a perfectly designed defensive castle - when seen from the air. It was never finished. This was my report on it: https://mytimetotravel.wordpress.com...he-great-orme/
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Ditto what was said above; definitely try to see all three as they are enough different to warrant the effort.
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worth realising that they would have been painted white rather than left rock coloured, so they stood out of the environment like the invading castles they were
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