Monthly Archives: January 2015

Beaumaris Castle – the greatest castle never built?
23 Jan

Beaumaris Castle – the greatest castle never built?

The current BBC4 series ‘Castles: Britain’s Fortified History’ (www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02ddc5y) has recently focused on Beaumaris as ‘the greatest castle never built’. Cadw is the Welsh government’s historic environment service (http://cadw.wales.gov.uk). They describe Beaumaris, on the eastern tip of Anglesey, as the most technically perfect castle in Britain with few equals. With its classic proportions and perfect […]

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