GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Caergwrle Castle Walk

1 miles (1 km)

This walk explores the ancient ruins of Caergwrle Castle inFlintshire.
The 13th century castle lies just to the south of Caergwrle village. You can follow a waymarked path south from the junction of Wrexham Road and Castle Street in the centre of the village. This will take you up to the ruins which stand at a height of 137 metres. From the elevated position of the castle there are some excellent views to the surrounding hills and mountains. You will also find some information boards here detailing the history of the castle.
After exploring the castle you can head into the village to enjoy views of the River Alyn which runs through the area.
To continue your walking in the area head west to climb to the excellent viewpoints at Hope Mountain and Waun-y-llyn Country Park.

Postcode

LL12 9DG - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Caergwrle Castle OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Caergwrle Castle Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Caergwrle Castle

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Caergwrle Castle - geograph.org.uk - 429897

Caergwrle Castle. Built between 1278–82 by Dafydd ap Gruffudd on lands given to him by Edward I and taken from Powys, it was the last castle to be built by a native Welsh prince.

Caergwrle Castle (48)

A view over the village from the castle.

Caergwrle Castle (21)

Caergwrle Castle

Inside Caergwrle Castle - geograph.org.uk - 1722011

Inside Caergwrle Castle

Weir on the River Alyn - Afon Alun - geograph.org.uk - 1721449

Weir on the River Alyn/Afon Alun, near to Caergwrle, Flintshire/Sir y Fflint, Great Britain. Looking down on the weir from the bridge at Bridge End. The weir was built to provide a head of water that could be diverted through the sluice gate to power the mill on the left. The mill is now a private residence.

Bridge End Caergwrle - geograph.org.uk - 416449

Bridge End Caergwrle. The bridge was erected in 1838.

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