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

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