Welsh Castles

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An evolving list of surviving Castles in Wales.
This does not include earthworks and demolished castles.

Also see England, Ireland and Scotland

Bridgend to Wrexham

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SS8777 : Candleston Castle - Glamorgan by Richard KnightsBridgendCandleston CastleSS8777 (Images)
SS9281 : Coity Castle, Bridgend by JaggeryBridgendCoity CastleSS9281 (Images)
SS8082 : Kenfig Castle ruins by Mick LobbBridgendKenfig CastleSS801825 (Images)
-BridgendNewcastle -
SS8876 : Ogmore Castle by Steve RiggBridgendOgmore CastleSS8876 (Images)
ST1587 : Caerphilly Castle by Philip HallingCaerphillyCaerphilly CastleST1587 (Images)
SN6619 : Carreg Cennen Castle by CeredCarmarthenshireCarreg Cennen CastleSN6619 (Images)
SN4119 : Carmarthen Castle Gatehouse by Mick HeratyCarmarthenshireCarmarthen CastleSN413199 (Images)
SN6121 : Dinefwr Castle, Dinefwr Park near Llandeilo by Nigel DaviesCarmarthenshireDinefwr CastleSN6121 (Images)
SN5520 : Dryslwyn Castle by Clare WestCarmarthenshireDryslwyn CastleSN554203 (Images)
SN4007 : Kidwelly Castle from Gwendraeth Fach by Colin ParkCarmarthenshireKidwelly CastleSN4007 (Images)
SN3010 : Dylan admires ....... the medieval Laugharne castle by Colin VosperCarmarthenshireLaugharne CastleSN3010 (Images)
SN7634 : Llandovery Castle by Philip HallingCarmarthenshireLlandovery CastleSN767341 (Images)
SN3510 : Llansteffan Castle by Robin DraytonCarmarthenshireLlansteffan CastleSN3510 (Images)
SN3916 : Castell Moel (Green Castle) by John DuckfieldCarmarthenshireCastell Moel (Green Castle)SN395165 (Images)
SN3140 : Castell Newydd Emlyn  ( Newcastle Emlyn ) by Steve ChappleCarmarthenshireNewcastle Emlyn CastleSN311406 (Images)
-CeredigionAberaeron Castle-
SN5781 : Inside Aberystwyth Castle by Christine JohnstoneCeredigionAberystwythSN5781 (Images)
-CeredigionCaerwedros Castle-
SN1745 : Cardigan castle,  dilapidations and repairs by Natasha Ceridwen de ChroustchoffCeredigionCardigan CastleSN178459 (Images)
-CeredigionDinerth CastleSN495623 (Images)
SN6286 : Castell Gwallter by Chris DennyCeredigionGwallter CastleSN621867 (Images)
-CeredigionLampeter Castle-
SN5368 : Castell-bach by John FieldingCeredigionLlanrhystud CastleSN5368 (Images)
-CeredigionYstrad Meurig Castle -
-CeredigionYstrad Peithyll Castle -
ST1876 : Cardiff Castle with flags by Mick LobbCardiffCardiff CastleST1876 (Images)
ST1177 : Tower - St Fagans castle, Cardiff by Mick LobbCardiffSt Fagans CastleST119772 (Images)
SH7877 : Conwy Castle by DysderaConwyConwy CastleSH7877 (Images)
SH7879 : Castell Deganwy Castle by Jonathan WilkinsConwyDeganwy CastleSH781795 (Images)
SH7252 : Dolwyddelan Castle by Nigel HomerConwyDolwyddelan CastleSH7252 (Images)
SH9277 : Gwrych Castle by Jonathan WilkinsConwyGwrych CastleSH928775 (Images)
SH7961 : Gwydir Castle B5106 Llanrwst by Jo and Steve TurnerConwyGwydir CastleSH796610 (Images)
SH9974 : Bodelwyddan Castle by Dot PotterDenbighshireBodelwyddan CastleSH9974 (Images)
SJ2243 : Castell Dinas Bran by Nigel WilliamsDenbighshireDinas BrānSJ222430 (Images)
SJ0277 : Rhuddlan Castle by David and Rachel LandinDenbighshireRhuddlan CastleSJ0277 (Images)
SJ1257 : Ruthin Castle by Frederick BlakeDenbighshireRuthin CastleSJ1257 (Images)
SJ0277 : Twthill by Eirian EvansDenbighshireTwthill, RhuddlanSJ026776 (Images)
SJ3057 : Caergwrle Castle by Graeme WalkerFlintshireCaergwrle CastleSJ307572 (Images)
SJ2867 : Another view of Ewloe Castle (east wing) by Peter CraineFlintshireEwloe CastleSJ2867 (Images)
SJ2473 : The entrance bridge to Flint castle by John S TurnerFlintshireFlint CastleSJ2473 (Images)
SJ3165 : Hawarden 'Old' Castle by John S TurnerFlintshireHawarden CastleSJ319653 (Images)
-FlintshireMold Castle-
SN6896 : Domen Las by Nigel BrownGwyneddAberdyfi Castle (motte)SN686969 (Images)
SH5462 : Castell Bryn Bras Castle by Eric JonesGwyneddBryn Bras CastleSH5462 (Images)
SH4762 : Caernarfon Castle by Nigel DibbGwyneddCaernarfon CastleSH4762 (Images)
SH8430 : Castell Carndochan by Eirian EvansGwyneddCarndochan CastleSH847307 (Images)
SH6608 : Castell y Bere. by steve baileyGwyneddCastell y BereSH6608 (Images)
SH4937 : Cricieth/Criccieth - Castell Cricieth/Criccieth Castle by Ken BagnallGwyneddCriccieth CastleSH4937 (Images)
-GwyneddDinas Emrys-
SH5859 : A View of Castell Dolbadarn from the North by Eric JonesGwyneddDolbadarn CastleSH5859 (Images)
SH5831 : Harlech Castle by Dave SmethurstGwyneddHarlech CastleSH5831 (Images)
SH6071 : Penrhyn Castle by Robin DraytonGwyneddPenrhyn CastleSH602718 (Images)
SH6179 : Castell Aberlleiniog by Stephen Elwyn RODDICKIsle of AngleseyCastell AberlleiniogSH616793 (Images)
SH6076 : North West Corner of Beaumaris Castle by John S TurnerIsle of AngleseyBeaumaris CastleSH606762 (Images)
-Merthyr TydfilMorlais Castle-
SO2913 : Abergavenny Castle curtain wall by Jeremy BolwellMonmouthshireAbergavenny Castle SO299139 (Images)
-MonmouthshireBetws Newydd Castle -
ST4888 : Caldicot Castle by RAY JONESMonmouthshireCaldicot CastleST486884 (Images)
-MonmouthshireCastell Arnold-
ST5394 : Chepstow castle by Dennis TurnerMonmouthshireChepstow CastleST533941 (Images)
SO4024 : Grosmont Castle by Roger DaviesMonmouthshireGrosmont CastleSO405244 (Images)
-MonmouthshireLlanfair Kilgeddin Castle-
-MonmouthshireLlangibby CastleST363974 (Images)
-MonmouthshireLlanvair Discoed Castle-
SO5012 : Monmouth Castle by Richard CroftMonmouthshireMonmouth CastleSO507129 (Images)
-MonmouthshirePen y Clawdd Castle-
SO4108 : Raglan Castle by Pete ChapmanMonmouthshireRaglan CastleSO414082 (Images)
SO4520 : Skenfrith Castle by John PhillipsMonmouthshireSkenfrith CastleSO4520 (Images)
SO3701 : Garrison Tower and sundial, Usk Castle by Pauline EMonmouthshireUsk CastleSO376010 (Images)
SO3716 : Looking into The White Castle by John PhillipsMonmouthshireWhite Castle (Llantilio Castle)SO3716 (Images)
SS7597 : Neath Castle by Chris ShawNeath Port TalbotNeath CastleSS7597 (Images)
-NewportCaerleon Castle-
ST3188 : Newport Castle by Robin DraytonNewportNewport CastleST311884 (Images)
ST4089 : Pencoed Castle by John LordNewportPencoed CastleST405893 (Images)
ST4290 : Penhow Castle by John LordNewportPenhow CastleST423908 (Images)
SM8603 : The Tower, Angle by Rob FarrowPembrokeshireAngle CastleSM86640303 (Images)
SN0006 : Benton Castle at sunset by David PurchasePembrokeshireBenton CastleSN005068 (Images)
SM9812 : Old Boulston Manor by Deborah TilleyPembrokeshireBoulston CastleSM98071236 (Images)
SN0403 : Carew castle by Chris GunnsPembrokeshireCarew CastleSN0403 (Images)
SN1943 : Castle at Cilgerran by RHYS  WILLIAMSPembrokeshireCilgerran CastleSN195432 (Images)
SM9515 : Haverfordwest Castle by Mick HeratyPembrokeshireHaverfordwest Castle SM953157 (Images)
SN0717 : Approaching Llawhaden Castle from the village by Andrew HillPembrokeshireLlawhaden CastleSN0717 (Images)
SS0697 : Manorbier Castle by Humphrey BoltonPembrokeshireManorbier CastleSS0697 (Images)
SN1014 : Ruins of Narberth Castle by Philip HallingPembrokeshireNarberth CastleSN109143 (Images)
SN0713 : Remains of Castell Coch in Canaston Wood by Gareth JamesPembrokeshireNewhouse Castle (aka Castell Coch)SN07111367 (Images)
SN0538 : Castell Drefdraeth/Newport castle in summertime by Natasha Ceridwen de ChroustchoffPembrokeshireNewport CastleSN056388 (Images)
SM9801 : Pembroke Castle and the River Pembroke by Robin DraytonPembrokeshirePembroke CastleSM9801 (Images)
SN0113 : Picton Castle by Tudor WilliamsPembrokeshirePicton CastleSN010134 (Images)
SM8821 : Roch Castle, Roch, Pembrokeshire by Robin LucasPembrokeshireRoch CastleSM880211 (Images)
SN1300 : Part of Tenby Castle by Robert EdwardsPembrokeshireTenby CastleSN137004 (Images)
-PembrokeshireUpton CastleSN02040465 (Images)
SN0218 : Wiston castle by John WinterbottomPembrokeshireWiston CastleSN022181 (Images)
SM9526 : Wolf's Castle mound by Natasha Ceridwen de ChroustchoffPembrokeshireWolf's CastleSM958265 (Images)
SO0747 : The inside by Bill NichollsPowysAberedw CastleSO076473 (Images)
-PowysAberllynfi Castle-
-PowysBarland Castle-
-PowysBeguildy Castle-
-PowysBlaenllyfni Castle-
-PowysBleddfa Castle-
SO0428 : Brecon Castle by Eirian EvansPowysBrecon CastleSO042288 (Images)
SO1434 : Bronllys Castle by Keith SalvesenPowysBronllys CastleSO149346 (Images)
SO0451 : Builth Castle by Bill NichollsPowysBuilth CastleSO043510 (Images)
-PowysBuddugre Castle-
-PowysBurfa Castle-
-PowysCastell Crugerydd-
SO1730 : Remains of Castell Dinas by Philip HallingPowysCastell DinasSO179301 (Images)
-PowysCastell DuSN919284 (Images)
SO0861 : Castle Bank by Bill NichollsPowysCefnllys CastleSO 0877 6136
-PowysClyro Castle-
SO1053 : Colwyn Castle by Bill NichollsPowysColwyn CastleSO105538 (Images)
SO2118 : Crickhowell castle by Natasha Ceridwen de ChroustchoffPowysCrickhowell CastleSO217182 (Images)
-PowysCrug Eryr Castle-
-PowysCymaron Castle -
-PowysDinieithon Castle-
SO1595 : Keep and gatehouse - Dolforwyn Castle by John MPowysDolforwyn CastleSO152950 (Images)
-PowysEvenjobb Castle-
-PowysGlan Edw Castle Sout-
-PowysGlasbury Castle-
SO2242 : Hay Castle, Hay-on-Wye by Pauline EPowysHay CastleSO229422 (Images)
-PowysHen Domen-
-PowysKinsey, Castle-
-PowysKnucklas Castle-
-PowysLlanafan Fawr Castle-
SO1740 : Maesllwch Castle Near Glasbury by RAY JONESPowysMaesllwch CastleSO173402 (Images)
SO2296 : Montgomery Castle by John MPowysMontgomery Castle SO2296 (Images)
SO2160 : Castle above the trees by Bill NichollsPowysNew Radnor CastleSO2160 (Images)
-PowysNimble, Castle-
-PowysPenarth Castle-
SJ2106 : Powis Castle by Ian CapperPowysPowis CastleSJ215064 (Images)
-PowysRhayader castle-
-PowysScethrog TowerSO104249 (Images)
SO0975 : Castell Tinboeth by Huw DaviesPowysTinboeth CastleSO090755 (Images)
SO1758 : Tomen Castle by Bill NichollsPowysTomen Castle SO172589 (Images)
SO1821 : Tretower Castle by Pete ChapmanPowysTretower CastleSO184212 (Images)
-PowysWomaston Castle-
ST1382 : Castell Coch by Chris GunnsRhondda Cynon TafCastell CochST1382 (Images)
-Rhondda Cynon TafLlantrisant CastleST047833 (Images)
SS5697 : Loughor Castle by Nigel DaviesSwanseaLoughor CastleSS564979 (Images)
SS4986 : Oxwich Castle in April by Pam BrophySwanseaOxwich CastleSS499862 (Images)
SS6188 : Oystermouth Castle near Mumbles, Swansea Bay by Nigel DaviesSwanseaOystermouth Castle SS614884 (Images)
SS5488 : Castell Pennard by Natasha Ceridwen de ChroustchoffSwanseaPennard CastleSS544885 (Images)
SS4988 : Penrice Castle, Gower, Sth. Wales by Robert EdwardsSwanseaPenrice CastleSS497884 (Images)
SS6593 : Fountain at Swansea Castle by Colin SmithSwanseaSwansea CastleSS656930 (Images)
SS4792 : Weobley Castle by Steve RiggSwanseaWeobley CastleSS4792 (Images)
-Vale of GlamorganBarry CastleST102673 (Images)
-Vale of GlamorganDinas Powis
-Vale of GlamorganFonmon CastleST047680 (Images)
-Vale of GlamorganHensol Castle-
ST0072 : Beaupre Castle near Cowbridge by Mick LobbVale of GlamorganOld Beaupre CastleST008720 (Images)
ST0568 : Penmark Castle, seen from the churchyard by John LordVale of GlamorganPenmark CastleST058689 (Images)
SS9368 : St.Donat's Church and Castle by Michael CampbellVale of GlamorganSt Donat's CastleSS933680 (Images)
-Vale of GlamorganSt Quintins Castle-
-Vale of GlamorganWrinstone Castle-
SJ2638 : Chirk Castle, Main Approach by Beryl AllcoatWrexhamChirk CastleSJ268380 (Images)
SJ4153 : Holt Castle by Eirian EvansWrexhamHolt CastleSJ411537 (Images)

Further Reading

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