Penrhyn Castle – 28 June 2012

After our low-visibility ride up and down Snowdon, we moved on to Electric Mountain for the really cool but photography not allowed tour. After that, we paid a late afternoon visit to Penhryn Castle, which rather like Castell Coch in South Wales, is a 19th century recreation of a castle rather than an actual preserved ancient one. But it’s been very nicely done, so that’s fine. I understand there’s lots to see inside, so that may be one for a return visit. Another feature is the quite spectacular views from the grounds, and presumably the towers, which explain why you’d want to build your castle in that spot. Here are some pictures:


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