Castell Cynfael

This is a Welsh castle in the motte and bailey style built in the twelfth century and has commanding views over the Dysynni valley. The castle mound is protected by a ditch and banking. The site is of the A493 going north from Aberdovey/Aberdyfi on the north side of the estuary of the River Dyfi and is about three miles northeast of Tywyn where footpaths from Byrncug take you to the castle.

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