Caerphilly Castle is one of the largest in Wales and is an excellent example of the concentric principle of fortification.


The first view of Caerphilly on the way from the carpark

View of the castle and moat

The front gate with brand-new bridge

The flag of Wales on the fortified inner gate

The Great Hall

View from the outer walls of the inner part of the castle

The Leaning Tower of Caerphilly Castle which leans a few degrees
from vertical more than the famous tower in Pisa!

The outer wall and the outer wall through an arrow loop

A wider angle view of the castle and moat

Caerphilly Castle from the air
Photograph by Skyscan for Cadw


Photographs © Lara E. Eakins except where noted

England and Wales 1998
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