Castle to 'be finished' over 700 years after it was built

A castle on Anglesey, will finally be 'completed' over 700 years after it was first built.

28th June 2016

Visitors will be able to experience Edward I's castle as it was originally intended, for the very first time thanks to a £170,000 investment from the Welsh Government's historic environment service (Cadw).

Building of the castle began in 1295 as part of efforts made by Edward I to cement his conquest of Wales.


Despite never being completed, the castle was at the pinnacle of medieval castle design and technology as it was constructed to a 'walls within walls' plan, considered high-tech for its time.

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