A Visit To Kidwelly Castle

Kidwelly began in the early 12th century as a Norman ‘ringwork’ castle made of wood and protected only by an earthen bank and ditch. Not surprisingly it was under constant attack by Welsh princes including the Lord Rhys, who captured it in 1159. Today, along with the group, I visited this historic castle, along withContinue reading “A Visit To Kidwelly Castle”

Weobley Castle Photography Shoot

Although I’ve passed this castle many times, it was one which I had never stopped at or visited. So today, along with my photography group I visited Weobley Castle in the Gower, Swansea. Weather was perfect, I had some ideas and got a few results! Weobly Castle is a 14th centaury fortified manor house, andContinue reading “Weobley Castle Photography Shoot”

Family day out at Ogmore Castle and Merthyr Mawr (Film And Phone)

Whatever happened when we woke up this morning, we knew we were going out. We didn’t know where, didn’t know the weather, but we ended up in Ogmore Castle and the village of Merthyr Mawr in the showers and mist of the day! And what a great adventure we had! As well as having aContinue reading “Family day out at Ogmore Castle and Merthyr Mawr (Film And Phone)”

Dinefwr Castle – A historical castle – A great day out

“Perched in a commanding hilltop position above the Tywi Valley, Dinefwr Castle occupies a similarly significant position in Welsh history. In the 12th century, the fortress was in the possession of The Lord Rhys, ruler of the ancient south Wales kingdom of Deheubarth. His reign saw a rare period of peace and stability that ledContinue reading “Dinefwr Castle – A historical castle – A great day out”