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Wales is Full of Castles (Welsh History)

Roundup post

In my series on Welsh history, we have reached Edward I, the king who conquered Wales. To make sure the Welsh stayed conquered, he built castles, many of which remain today, in various states of grandeur. So I thought it would be a good place to refer you back to some of my posts on castles.

Castle-building in Wales by King Edward I 

Why visit a castle?

How to visit a castle

Swansea Castle past & present

Inside #Swansea Castle – organised tour, with photos!

Loughor Castle 

Penrice Castle

Oystermouth Castle

Weobley Castle, Visit to Weobley 

Oxwich Castle

Pennard Castle

Kidwelly Castle Outing

King John’s Castle at Limerick, Ireland

Ann Marie Thomas authorAnn Marie Thomas is the author of four medieval history books, a surprisingly cheerful poetry collection about her 2010 stroke, and the science fiction series Flight of the Kestrel. Book one, Intruders, and book two Alien Secrets, are out now. Follow her at