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Castell y Bere is a ruin in some amazing countryside. All you can see is the outline of the castle, its towers, curtain wall and gateways.
Castell y Bere was built by Llewellyn the Great to protect the mountain trade routes between the Kingdom of Gwynedd and Powys Wenwynwyn and Deheubarth. But following the invasion of Wales by Edward I in 1277, the castle was besieged in April 1283 by English forces.
Its strategic position meant that after its capture, Edward I ordered the castle be refortified and garrisoned. A small town was then encouraged to develop around its base.
In September 1294, forces belonging to Welsh leader Madoc ap Llywelyn laid siege to Castell y Bere but the revolt was crushed in 1295 when English re-enforcements arrived.
After the revolt the castle and the new English settlement were both abandoned.
Elements of this article taken from wikipedia
Castell y Bere Weather Forecast
Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 16°C on Thursday.Foggy until afternoon.Today's Forecast
13->1938% 86% 3 mph
6:09 am 8:31 pmDrizzle overnight.Tuesday, Aug 22nd
15->231% 28% 7 mph
6:11 am 8:29 pmDrizzle overnight.Wednesday, Aug 23rd
14->1815% 73% 11 mph
6:13 am 8:27 pmLight rain in the morning and afternoon.Thursday, Aug 24th
13->1618% 73% 14 mph
6:14 am 8:24 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Friday, Aug 25th
13->1716% 73% 10 mph
6:16 am 8:22 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Saturday, Aug 26th
13->183% 58% 1 mph
6:18 am 8:20 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, Aug 27th
12->184% 73% 4 mph
6:19 am 8:18 pmLight rain in the afternoon.Monday, Aug 28th
14->1930% 91% 7 mph
6:21 am 8:15 pm
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