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Rhuddlan Castle

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“north wales”(15 reviews)
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The castle remained faithful to the Edwardian principle of seaborne access Rhuddlan. What’s in a name? ‘Rhudd’ is the old Welsh word for ‘red’ and ‘glan’ means ‘bank’. The Normans left us with ‘roe’, a word derived from the French ‘le rous’, meaning...more
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Castle Street, Rhuddlan LL18 5AD, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looks smaller from the flyover, quite a large castle on closer inspection. Some good remains, would like more panels though showing details. Quite a busy castle, carpark close by.

Thank Sharon E
Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to Rhuddlan Castle.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice walk around the castle walls. The price was reasonable and it’s a great piece of Welsh/ Anglo history. You can get right up on top of the castle walls and it’s a great view. Not sure how long that will be allowed...More

Thank Steve D
Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to Rhuddlan Castle.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely castle and has fab views of Clwyd, great event for kids during easter and have been on their Halloween events. Great for kids and families

Thank aee142018
Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed visiting Rhuddlan Castle.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped by whilst en route to Rhyl. Fantastic few hours spent exploring this gem. Same amazing views across the countryside, The castle itself is in reasonable condition and access points have been added allowing you to walk up to a viewing platform. The staff on...More

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Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to the castle.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed looking around this castle.There is lots to look around inside and out and also the views are fantastic.You can see where the moat was and imagine how deep it was.You can climb up the towers so you can see even more spectacular views.The...More

Thank Patricia S
Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to the castle.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a castle should be, steeped in history, fully informative notes all around, great access all round, best views and excellent location in a lovely little village. Well worth a look.

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Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to the Castle.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped over to Rhuddlan Castle after a day out in Rhyl, the kids were tired but that didn’t stop them climbing up the stairs and having a good look round, it was a coldish and windy day so not many people there and not...More

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Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to the Castle.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely old castle and Moat. You can go up inside the tower to look out across the river and the countryside. A lovely walk around the walls of the castle and down to the old dock. Other than that, perhaps a great place to stop...More

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Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to the Castle.

Reviewed 11 August 2018

a lovely castle just off the high street in Rhuddlan, great walk around the castle with information about the history of the castle and area. Worth a vsit

Thank Phil L
Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to Denbigh Castle.

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Whilst camping with 2 dogs we decided to visit here as it is dog friendly. Very reasonably priced entry fee we were surprised as most castles charge a lot more. Small car park but the turnover of visitors was quite regular so usually spaces to...More

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Cadw_Wales, Custodian at Rhuddlan Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to the Castle.

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I’m not sure if it’s 9-5
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Paula K
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Response from HelenH-E | Reviewed this property |
Hi we also used a car - sorry
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nic0lamc
19 July 2018|
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Response from Andrew M | Reviewed this property |
Yes,the bus runs every 20 mins.
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