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Top Choice Castle in Beaumaris (Biwmares)

Beaumaris Castle

Started in 1295, Beaumaris was the last of Edward I’s great castles of North Wales and today it's deservedly a World Heritage Site. With swans gliding on a water-filled moat and a perfect, symmetrical design, it’s w…
Church in Beaumaris (Biwmares)

Penmon Priory

Penmon, 4 miles north of Beaumaris, is Anglesey at its most numinous. An early Celtic monastery was established here in the 6th century by St Seiriol; burnt in AD 971, its last relic is the basin of the holy well, t…
Historic Building in Beaumaris (Biwmares)

Beaumaris Gaol

This fortress-like jail, built in the early 19th century, was modern for its time, with toilets in every cell and a treadmill water pump. However, that's not enough to dispel the gloom of the windowless punishment c…
Historic Building in Beaumaris (Biwmares)

Beaumaris Courthouse

The Beaumaris Court, opposite the castle, was an instrument of justice dispensed by the English between 1614 and 1971, with Welsh-speaking defendants at a distinct disadvantage as the proceedings were held in Englis…