Aberystwyth Castle

Edward I instigated the construction of Aberystwyth Castle on the site of an earlier stronghold. In 1414 the castle was captured by the Welsh Prince, Owain Glyndŵr, who pronounced there the creation of an independent Welsh Church and the founding of two universities.

Useful information

Address:

King, SY23 2AY Aberystwyth

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