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Castell Dinas Bran

| Wern Road, Llangollen LL20 8DU, Wales
+44 1978 860828
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| Wern Road, Llangollen LL20 8DU, Wales
+44 1978 860828
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We walked up to Castell Dinas Bran, it's a proper climb, but well signposted with clear paths. We couldn't believe on such a beautiful day we were the only people there! Fantastic views, good signage to explain the castle and it's history. Well worth the...More

Thank savfan2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go to Llangollen you have to climb up Castell Dinas Bran (Crow castle) the steep climb is well worth the views...Stunning and on a clear day you can see for miles and miles! Great place to get the heart and muscles going and...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The views are just as pretty going up as when you get to the top. We are not hikers, and so this was a big undertaking which took us an hour to climb to the top, with lots of stops to catch our breath on...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great family walk up to a castle ruin with some fantastic views of the surrounding countryside. Photogenic, worth a visit.

Thank wrightjw1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Park the car in a nearby layby (no official car park) and walk down the lane and up the steep path to Dinas Bran. There is a bench about half way up for a pause to catch your breath and take in the view and...More

Thank cj3t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of those places that requires a degree of fitness, for the walk to the top is hard and steep. Once there you are treated to a breathtaking panorama of the Welsh countryside, and a lovely ruin.

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice uphill walk to the top, then spectacular views over Llangollen whilst being surrounded by ancient castle ruins and beautiful landscape. Lovely.

Thank Ameliemace
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great for family walk with energetic kids. Takes about 30 minutes to walk up and there are different path options.

Thank marshmellow2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle is mostly ruined but there's enough left to get a good feel for what it once was like. The view is breathtaking and we were even treated to a rainbow. A good half an hour climb to reach it from the town but...More

1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ruined, but amazing to see arches were still standing. Lots of history happened here. It's up on top of a steep hill.

Thank SusanFromMontana
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Rebecca S
15 August 2016|
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Response from Dylaffyn | Reviewed this property |
There are several routes up so you can either park in the town and head over the bridge and follow the signs (quite lengthy), or do like I did and drive along the A542 (Horseshoe Pass) and take the first right after the... More
18 September 2015|
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Response from HughgoesCaernarfon | Reviewed this property |
If you drive as close as possible to the footpath, it takes about 20-30 minutes. A good pair of walking boots advised.
9 July 2015|
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Response from Missi_Phillips | Reviewed this property |
I'd go for the pub/public pay and display car park at the bottom just before you turn into Llangollen from Ruabon way coming in, its on the left hand side. Walk up the road, past the taxidermist and the canal tourist spot... More