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Out With the Old: Deganwy Castle

Student In Snowdonia

Sorry about the lateness of this post, I’ve had some troubles uploading my photos lately.

Last Friday I went out with the rest of my history class on a good old fashioned field trip to visit two of North Wales most contested castles, Conwy and Deganwy.

Our first stop was at Deganwy Castle, built just within the suburbs of modern day Llandudno. As per typical of all field trips it was chucking in down with sleety rain that was turning into snow further up in the hills. The walk to Deganwy was muddy and slippery, with many helpless students tumbling to their messy fates, but after a short incline we came to a site situate between two volcanic plugs, where the remains of Deganwy reside.

Records of a fortress at Deganwy stretch all the way back to the Dark Ages, the site is traditionally associated with the the headquarters of Welsh King…

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