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Castell Coch

Castell Coch is the ultimate romantic fairytale castle. This magical castle stands in Tongwynlais three miles north of Cardiff and sitting alongside the a 470 road. Castell Coch [in Welsh it translates as the red castle ] is a relatively modern castle and was built by the wealthy Bute family who made their money form the industrial revolution in South Wales. It is a major tourist attraction and sh...

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Castell Aberlleiniog, Llangoed

Castell Aberlleiniog is a motte and bailey fortress near the Welsh village of Llangoed on the Isle of Anglesey. Built between 1080 and 1099 by Hugh d'Avranches, 1st Earl of Chester, it is about two miles distant from Beaumaris Castle, and was built atop a very steep hill.

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Carreg Cennen

Carreg Cennen castle really is an exceptional visitor attraction, being situated on a hilltop position with spectacular views on all sides. The castle had an eventful and interesting history. Today the castle is owned by a local family who's farm land is at the foot of the hill.

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Cardigan Castle

The 900 year old Cardigan Castle once again opens its doors to the public in 2014 following a long campaign by local people to restore and care for this historic building. The heritage centre provides the historic tales of old battles and full history of the Castle.

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Cardiff University

Set in the heart of Cardiff this vast University is a Member of the Russell Group and is recognised all over the world for its leading education and research.  With almost 30,000 students it has a huge influence in the city of Cardiff.

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Cardiff Castle

Situated in the heart of the capital stands Cardiff castle. The site on which the castle stands has a history spanning 2000 years. Roman soldiers lived here, noble knights held court here and it was the wealth and vision of the Bute family that transformed the castle into a romantic Victorian fantasy. Architect William Burges was responsible for the magnificent rooms rich with murals, stained glas...

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Canolfan Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead

The Canolfan Ucheldre Centre is a community endeavour to provide those who live in and visit Holyhead, Anglesey and nearby parts of north-west Wales, with a centre for arts events, exhibitions, and other community activities of an educational and cultural kind.

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Canolfan Owain Glyndwr Centre, Parliament House, Machynlleth

Owain Glyndwr summoned a parliament at Machynlleth when he was at his most successful, and could truly lay claim to being a national Prince of Wales. By 1404 his influence stretched across Wales and English control was reduced to a few isolated boroughs and castles. It is held that representatives were sent to the parliament from all parts of Wales, and that envoys attended from France, Scotland a...

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Canolfan Dreftadaeth Kate Roberts, Rhosgadfan

Who was Kate Roberts? Born in 1891 and raised on a traditional small holding in Rhosgadfan this quarryman's daughter became one of Wales' most renowned author, journalist and nationalist and is honourably regarded as the 'Queen of Welsh literature'. Take a step back in history to Kate Roberts' childhood years and enjoy the cosy yet humble surroundings of the traditional cottage. Come and listen to...

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Caerphilly Castle

This is the biggest castle in  Wales and truly one of the great medieval castles of Western Europe.  It dominates the town and has outstanding water defences and a tower that out leans the slightly more famous leaning tower of Pisa. 

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