Harlech Castle

Harlech Castle was built (1283-1295) on a vertical cliff-face and has two rings of walls and towers with a very strong eastern gatehouse. A 200 foot stone staircase led from the sea up the cliff face to the castle allowing supplies to enter from the sea.

In the war of the roses (1461-1468) the castle was siege proving Edward I’s walls were a formidable asset of the castle.

Harlech Castle is within The Castles and Town Walls of King Edward UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Harlech Castle 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 15℃ to 17.1℃ with wind speed 11.1 m/sec (SSE)
Thursday, Sep 28partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 12.9℃ to 14.3℃ with wind speed 13.5 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Sep 29fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 11.5℃ to 13.5℃ with wind speed 8.7 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Sep 30cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8.7℃ to 12.9℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (ENE)
Sunday, Oct 01lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 14℃ to 15.7℃ with wind speed 8.4 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Oct 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 13℃ to 13.5℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (SSW)
Tuesday, Oct 03fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.4℃ to 12.1℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (W)

Harlech weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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