Dolforwyn Castle. Opening hours vary. Free entry.

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There is a car park at the castle which is level, but only has room for 5 cars. The footpath to the castle is up a steep hill, which can become slippery when wet. There is a wider footpath which is gated and becomes a road which goes up to the castle. No vehicles are allowed up this footpath.

Brief Description:

The remains of this castle, begun by Llywelyn ap Gruffudd ('the Last') in 1273 and captured by the English in 1277, have been revealed by excavations.

Further Information:


Dolforwyn Castle, Abermule, Powys, SY15 6JJ.


Available via website.


01443 336000.



Dolforwyn Castle is located approx. 6 miles to the North East of Newtown via the A483. OS SO 153950.

Opening Times:

Opening hours vary – check website for details.


For more travel information go to or call 0871 200 22 33.


The Abermule Inn is the pub in the village, and serves hot and cold food and drinks. Alternatively, there are a number of places to eat, drink and stay in nearby Newtown.

Travel Information

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