Posted in May 2013

Caernarfon – Monday July 2, 2007

Caernarfon – Monday July 2, 2007

Caernarfon is another medieval walled town with an imposing castle, also built by King Edward at about the same time as Conwy in the 1280’s. The castle was quite a work of defensive engineering with numerous arrow slits, towers, portcullises and murder holes. One of the rooms inside one of the castle towers was set … Continue reading

Conwy – Sunday July 1, 2007

Conwy – Sunday July 1, 2007

Conwy is a medieval walled town in North Wales. At the eastern edge of the town near the river is Conwy Castle. Its an impressive 13th century bastion built for King Edward the 1st. The walls surrounding the town are essentially a large triangle shape that run along the river, south west for 450 M … Continue reading