Dolwyddelan CastleDolwyddelan Castle
is located on a mountain pass
in the Vale of Conwy in North Wales. It consists of two rectangular towers linked by an irregular curtain wall. It was built in the early 13th century
, as one of the strongholds of the Welsh princes. It was captured by Edward I
's forces on January 18
. In the 15th century
, an upper storey was added to the keep.
Dolwyddelan is believed to be the birthplace of Llywelyn ap Iorwerth.