Living History Weekend

Beaumaris Castle will welcome House of the Black Star medieval society who will set up camp inside the castle where they will demonstrate how life was back in the medieval days. You’ll be able to try on armour, take part in a spear drill, see the archers show off their skills, leather work and crafts.

The group are a small re-enactment group which will have a number of medieval tents inside the castle grounds and will demonstrate how life was back in the days of the castles. You’ll be able to look at medieval weapons and learn about how they were used. Children can take part in a spear drill and learn how to defend the castle from attackers. See the birds of prey by the owl man and learn about how they were used during medieval times.

Dates, times and prices

26 May - 28 May 2018

11.00am - 4.00pm

Adult - £6.90
Family - £20.00*
Member - Fre/Am Ddim
Disabled and companion - Free/Am Ddim

Student and children under 16 - £4.10 
Senior Citizen - £5.50

*Admits 2 adults and up to 3 children under 16

Location information

Facilities and information

Dogs welcome Exhibition Gift shop Guidebook No smoking Picnic tables Portable induction loop
  • Limited on street parking, pay and display parking nearby
  • Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult
  • From November 2017, dogs on leads will be welcome at the castle. Please dispose of dog foul responsibly, away from the monument.
  • Please do not feed bread products to the birds. Bread is harmful to the birds.
  • No smoking
  • Cadw do not allow drone flying from or over its guardianship sites, except by contractors commissioned for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and are operating under controlled conditions.
  • This site is registered on the No Fly Drone website


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Postcode LL58 8AP

Car Road A545 (Menai Bridge) A5 (Bangor).

Rail Rail 15km/9mls Bangor, Crewe-Bangor/Holyhead route.

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For further information, please contact: Traveline Cymru on 0800 464 0000 or National Rail Enquiries on 03457 48 49 50.