Conwy Castle and its Medieval Town Walls in Wales

Conwy Castle, where you can walk along some of the best-preserved medieval town walls in Europe and admire the views of the town and water.

Our first view of Conwy Castle from across the water. Conwy Castle with its towers and turrets from across the waterWe entered the grounds by the bowling greens.Conwy Castle with its towers and turrets looking across the lawn bowling courtWooden sculpture guarding the inner castle.Wooden guard sculpture at Conwy Castle in WalesLooking up at ruined ceiling.Looking up at Conwy Castle in WalesWe were allowed to climb up several of the crenellated towers of the castle. Conwy Castle with its crenellated towers, WalesAl had some trouble with the low entryways.
Duck! Low entry points at Conwy Castle in WalesPartway up we looked down on this wire sculpture of a king and his crown Looking down on a wire sculpture of a king and his crown in Conwy Castle in WalesA white pigeon flying up to meet a friend on a ledge. A white pigeon flying up to a ledge in Conwy Castle in WalesAt the top we were able to see the three different bridges, a car bridge, a pedestrian bridge and a railway bridge, that all led to the Castle. Three different bridges lead to Conwy Castle in WalesYellow flowers growing out of a ledge .Yellow flowers growing out of a ledge of Conwy Castle in WalesFrom the ramparts we could look over  the courtyard and village beyond.Looking down on the interior courtyard of the castle in Conwy, WalesWe were able to make it to the other side of the castle and look back at the water.
Looking down on the interior courtyard of the castle in Conwy, WalesFurther fun to be had was a walk along the Conwy Town Walls that enclosed a large portion of the village.A sign describing Conwy Castle in WalesThe harbour from the wall walkway.Looking at the harbour from Conwy Castle in WalesI love decorative chimney pots; they always look like designer chess pieces to me.
Chimney pots of a nearby house from Conwy Castle in Wales The Welsh flag with its red dragon. The Welsh flag flying over Conwy Castle in WalesWe circled around the village to get another view of the castle.Conwy Castle with its towers and turrets from a hill, with the village in frontOf course that wasn’t enough for us – we also had to go down to the beach area beside the castle.
Boats on the beach just outside Conwy Castle in WalesFrom here we had a great view of the castle and one of the bridges leading to it. Conwy Castle with its towers and turrets from the nearby beachNear the castle was this painted statue of a knight in armour on a pillar.
A painted statue of a knight in armour on a pillar at Conwy Castle in Wales

 

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