Medieval Falconry at Criccieth Castle

Criccieth Castle

Criccieth Castle

Join us at Criccieth Castle for a day of medieval falconry!

The falconers will have a variety of historically accurate birds of prey on display, and they welcome the public to visit them for questions and general falconry chatter. Feel free to ask the falconers, should you wish to take a photograph of yourself alongside one of them and their fabulous birds! They will regale young and old alike with tales of falconry exploits from the medieval era, and will take you on a journey back in time to learn all about medieval kings and queens and the birds they loved and flew. 

In addition, there will be two flying displays, at 12.30pm and 2.30pm, where you will be able to see some of the birds take flight and watch their magnificent style, whilst the falconers enthrall you with an exhilarating commentary delving into the world of birds of prey.

Dates, times and prices

Dates
12 Aug 2018

Times
11am - 4pm

Prices
Adult - £5.50
Family - £16.00 *
Member - Am ddim / free
Disabled and companion - Am ddim / free

Student and child under 16 - £3.30
Senior Citizen - £4.40

*Admits 2 adults and up to 3 children under 16

Location information

Facilities and information

Cycle stands Car park Dogs welcome Exhibition Gift shop No smoking Portable induction loop Toilets Video presentation
  • Criccieth.Castle@gov.wales   
  • Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dogs on leads welcome
  • No smoking
  • A toilet is available for users with a disability and limited mobility
  • 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 http://www.noflydrones.co.uk
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Directions

Postcode LL52 0DP

Car Road A497 to Criccieth from Porthmadog or Pwllheli.

Rail Rail 400m/440yards, Shrewsbury-Machynlleth/Pwllheli route.

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For further information, please contact: Traveline Cymru on 0871 200 2233 or National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50.