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When sea-bathing became the Victorian fashion, English families descended on the sweeping sand and shingle beach at CRICCIETH, a quiet, amiable resort dominated by the battle-worn remains of Criccieth Castle (daily: April, May & Oct 10am–5pm, June– Sept 10am–6pm, £2.90; Nov to mid-March Fri & Sat 9.30am–4pm, Sun 11am–4pm, free; Web: www.cadw.wales.gov.uk ), with its twin-towered gatehouse. Started by Llywelyn ap Iorwerth in 1230, it was strengthened by Edward I around 1283, and razed by Owain Glyndŵr in 1404, leaving little besides a plan of broken …
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