Best Castles Within 50 Miles Of Newtown

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From prehistoric earthworks, through Roman hill forts, Norman towers, Motte-and-bailey fortifications to artillery fortresses the UK boasts over 600 examples open to the public.
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    Harlech Castle - 7.9 (39 Miles)
    Harlech Castle, located in Harlech, Gwynedd, Wales, is a concentric castle, constructed atop a clif…Similar
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    Caergwrle Castle - 7.9 (42 Miles)
    The castle was one of those constructed during King Edward I's second Welsh campaign. Today, little…Similar
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    Criccieth Castle - 7.8 (46 Miles)
    Criccieth Castle is a castle situated on the headland between two beaches in Criccieth, Gwynedd, on…Similar
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    Caer Caradoc - 7.5 (21 Miles)
    Caer Caradoc is a 1,506ft hill that is just east of the Long Mynd and dominates the beautiful South…Similar
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    Wrekin - 7.5 (33 Miles)
    The Wrekin, although only the 15th highest peak in Shropshire, is arguably the county's most distin…Similar
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    Cefnllys Castle - 7.4 (18 Miles)
    Close by on the hill known as Castle Rock are the remains of what is known as Cefnllys Castle. Almo…Similar
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    Castell Dinas Bran - 7.4 (32 Miles)
    Castell Dinas Bran is a Welsh medieval castle standing high on a hill above the town of Llangollen.…Similar
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    Powis Castle - 7.2 (11 Miles)
    Medieval castle rising dramatically above the celebrated garden. Built by Welsh princes and now hom…Similar
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    Chirk Castle - 6.9 (30 Miles)
    Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches. The last Edward I Welsh castle still lived in t…Similar
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    New Radnor Castle - 6.9 (19 Miles)
    The castle was described as being nearly square with massive square towers at three corners and two…Similar
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    Builth Castle - 6.9 (24 Miles)
    Builth Castle was built under King Edward I, the construction taking nearly five years in the 1270'…Similar
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    Painscastle Castle - 6.9 (27 Miles)
    The first castle would appear to have been built by Pain Fitz John. The site was probably what rema…Similar
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    Knucklas Castle - 6.9 (12 Miles)
    Dates from 1240 and consists of a square stone fortification with four round towers on top of a hil…Similar
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    Owain Glyndwrs Mount - 6.9 (31 Miles)
    The eroded remains of a 12th century castle motte was built to command the route through the Dee Va…Similar
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    Coed Maenarthur - 6.9 (24 Miles)
    Evidence of humanity's activities spanning thousands of years is visible in Coed Maenarthur. The Ir…Similar
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    Aldford Castle - 6.5 (46 Miles)
    Aldford Castle is an outstanding 12th century stone motte and bailey fortress which was founded by …Similar
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    Old Oswestry Hill Fort - 6.5 (26 Miles)
    The most hugely impressive Iron Age hillfort on the Welsh Borders, covering 40 acres, with formidab…Similar
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    Haughmond Hill - 6.5 (30 Miles)
    Walking through this mixed woodland you will discover fantastic views over Shrewsbury to the hills …Similar
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    Nesscliffe Country Park - 6.5 (23 Miles)
    For a trip in the countryside with scenic vistas, country walks, a little exploration, natural hist…Similar
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    Crickhowell Castle - 6.4 (45 Miles)
    Notable features in Crickhowell include the seventeenth-century stone bridge over the River Usk wit…Similar
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    Montgomery Castle - 6.4 (7 Miles)
    Montgomery Castle is a stone masonry castle looking over the town of Montgomery in Powys. The rebui…Similar
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    Castell y Bere - 6.4 (28 Miles)
    It is situated atop a steep, flat-topped rock from which it commands views of the surrounding Dysyn…Similar
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    Dolwyddelan Castle - 6.4 (43 Miles)
    A castle located in a prominent position on a hill overlooking the A470 trunk road near Dolwyddelan…Similar
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    Mathrafal Castle - 6.4 (11 Miles)
    Roughly 100 m square rectangular compound defended by ditches. Little remains of the original walls…Similar
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    Trecastle Motte - 6.4 (40 Miles)
    An early 12th century motte-and-bailey fortification. The fortification still exists.Similar
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