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Castell Dinas Bran

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| Wern Road, Llangollen LL20 8DU, Wales
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All reviews worth the climb steep walk well worth the effort castle ruins panorama walk fantastic views zig zag path take your time great walk surrounding countryside hard work sun trevor llangollen town information boards ascent valley crow
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Reviewed today via mobile

Great walk, stunning views. Different routes to walk up. Perfect place for a picnic on the top on a lovely sunny day!

Thank MBower2014
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Autumn is a wonderful time of year for colour. I had watched a fantastic sunset driving home so I decided to go to the castle and photograph it two days later. This castle has wonderful views over the Dee valley and of the mountains West....More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous old ruins set atop of a steep hill that is a struggle of a walk up but so well worth it when you get there. The road up, like most in the area, is a single track so take care when driving up. Once...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous views and a great hike up. The ruins are very interesting, more information on-site would be helpful though

Thank felix9494
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

not the easiest walk but well worth a visit for the views, fantastic when you get to the top, we have walked this twice now and the views never cease to amaze.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When i when to Dinas bran it was a bit of a struggled to get up the hill at first but when you get up the top of the castell it is good a little picnic and a climb By Lilwen Jones age:8

Thank Anne-marie H
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Worth the hike from the town to the top. Amazing views of the Dee Valley and Llangollen. Great place to sit and daydream!

Thank GabbyDurrin
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

One of my favourite places in the World. I go up year round, it’s often better in the Winter as the view is clearer and it’s less crowded! You can see England (Shropshire& Staffs) on one side and the Berwyn Range on the other! Seen...More

Thank Rod H
Reviewed September 12, 2018

This is a delightful climb amidst gorse and bracken, Grassington and rocks. You need to be reasonably fit to rich the top to the remains of the Welsh Castle. From here you get excellent views of Llangollen and surrounding hills with a magnificent limestone escarpment...More

Thank trrip53
Reviewed August 24, 2018

If you want a rather strenuous walk/climb then start in the town. If you want to minimize all that then leave town and drive to the pub called Sun Trevor and start up the road next to the pub. It is one lane. Go till...More

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September 10, 2018|
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Response from Brianinsydney | Reviewed this property |
No camping allowed at the castle. There is a good campsite nearby at Vale Cruccis (remains of an old Abbey) and lots of accommodation in and around LLangollen.
March 30, 2018|
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Response from magsashy | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not!
March 30, 2018|
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Response from Graham H | Reviewed this property |
path gets very steep and there are slippy rock slopes near the top. not worth the risk.