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Previous events held on site

  • Re-enactments
  • Community hire
  • Outdoor theatre/film projections
  • Corporate hire
  • Musical concerts

Car Parking Information

There is a pay and display car park at the castle, two disabled bays and 23 other spaces. There is a privately run beach car park (which charges for parking) in lower Harlech. To find the beach car park, follow the yellow directional signage for ‘Park and Ride’. Pay and display parking is also available in the town centre.

Site Access

No vehicle access is permitted to the site.

Access for restricted mobility

There is a level bridge to access the castle and most of the ground floor is accessible. Once inside the castle, there are uneven surfaces and steps.


  • Male/Female toilet facilities available including facilities for those with restricted mobility
  • Baby changing room
  • Snacks are available from the cafe
  • There are portable induction loops available to use
  • Mobile signal is fair
  • Public Wi-Fi
  • Cafe 
  • Cycle shed
  • Self-catering holiday apartments booking through Menai Holiday Cottages 


A PRS licence is held and a Premises licence (not for consumption) is also held

The cafe has a licence for consumption

Interior Spaces

None available

Wedding Ceremonies and Civil Partnerships

No wedding licence held

Site Plan


Power facilities on site for hirers


Water facilities on site for hirers


Ground Pegs allowed?

Yes – to a depth of 4 inches. Hirers are advised to use pegs which are as thin as possible to avoid damage.

Any restricted areas?

Yes – North Gatehouse Tower is restricted due to height restrictions within the staircase. There will also be some restricted areas on the site during conservation or maintenance work.