Conwy Castle commands attention as it rises menacingly above the Conwy Estuary, almost growing out of the rock on which it stands. Casting a powerful medieval spell over the walled town, Edward I built Conwy in the late 13th Century as a key fortress in his ‘iron ring’ of castles to subdue the Welsh. With soaring curtain walls, the views from the battlements are breathtaking.

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