Things to do in Beaumaris

Things to do and places to visit near Beaumaris Castle in Anglesey, Wales

Beaumaris Gaol
Beaumaris Gaol is a former jail built in 1829 and attracts around 30,000 visitors each year. The prison is an example of the brutal conditions prisoners were kept under and yet it was an improvement on harsher conditions offered by former Gaols. You can find out about the harsh treatment and hardship endured by Victorian prisoners by paying a visit to the Beaumaris Gaol.

Address: Steeple Ln, Beaumaris LL58 8EP
Phone: 01248 810921

Beaumaris Courthouse
Enjoy an afternoon exploring the court house learning about Welsh Laws and interesting information about justice in rural Wales. Find out what was the punishment for stealing a few ducks and chickens in 1866 and other infamous trials held in Beaumaris long-established Courthouse.

Address: Castle St, Beaumaris, Gwynedd LL58 8BP ‎
Phone: 01248 811691 ‎

St Mary’s parish Church and the stone Coffin of Joan
This fine church built in the 14th century houses the stone coffin of Joan, known in Wales as Siwan, (1195-1237) the wife of Llewellyn the Great and daughter of King John of England.

Address: Church Street, Beaumaris, Anglesey, Wales

Tudor Rose
Believed to be the oldest surviving town house in Beaumaris. It was built in 1480s at a time when most other neighbouring structures were built with similar timber frame. It is certainly worth a visit as a travel back in time to get a picture of the medieval construction and architecture.

Address: 32 Castle Street, Beaumaris, LL5 8AP

Beaumaris Castle Facts

Built in - 1295 A.D
Ordered by - King Edward I of England
Type - Concentric Defence
Condition - part ruined
Construction material - Limestone, Sandstone and Schist
Height - 11m (36 feet)
Postcode - LL58 8AP

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