Wales has some of the best examples of medieval castles in the world, and many are found here in Eryri, including castles built by Welsh princes as well as castles of English kings.
In addition to castles, there are several other stunning historical sites ranging from medieval abbeys to sites of national cultural importance.
Built towards the end of the 12th century by Llywelyn ap Iorwerth.
Castle near Llanuwchllyn typical of the castles built by the princes of Wales.
Castle in the Dysynni Valley built in 1221 by Llywelyn ap Iorwerth.
Built towards the end of the 12th century to protect the mountain pass between Conwy and Cricieth.
One of the defensive castles built by Edward I in north west Wales.
Cistercian abbey near Dolgellau built in 1189.
Home of one of Wales’s greatest poets and one of Welsh heritage’s greatest treasures.
Home of Bishop William Morgan, the first person to translate the Bible into Welsh.