Beaumaris Castle is part of CADW. Built under Edward I, as a few other castles in north Wales, including Chirk Castle, that we’ve visited this year. The story behind constructing the castle is impressive and the castle itself is beautiful.
The moat had fresh water. Also, the castle had a connection with the Menai Strait depending on the tide, so the ships could reach the castle to bring provisions.
The castle’s walls were very thick. As I didn’t have a chance to read about the castle before going, I wasn’t aware why the walls were so thick.
But then we’ve discovered there were tunnels in the walls, going all the way around the castle. With a lot of rooms for defense. I was impressed by the organization that must have been in place back then, with all those little rooms.
From the top of the castle the Snowdon mountains were visible.
One of the old hinges from the 3 doors that were protecting the entrance in the castle.
Snow on Snowdon mountains, the best way to see snow. We plan to take some trips in Snowdonia National Park this summer, so, more pictures to come.