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Dolforwyn Castle was built by Llewelyn ap Gruffydd in 1273 but fell to the English army under Roger Mortimer and Henry de Lacy, Earl of Lincoln, in 1277.

Dolforwyn Castle is west of the village of Abermule. Long term excavation of the site started in 1981 and was completed in 2000. The site is owned by Cadw (Welsh Historic Monuments).

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Adult - �0, Concession - �0, Family - �0

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Open sites are unstaffed and open to the public with no admission charge at all reasonable times, usually between 10.00 and 16.00 daily.

Facilities for the Disabled Facilities for the Disabled:

Disabled visitors and their assisting companion will be admitted free of charge to all monuments where an admission charge is levied. Please note that, for health reasons, dogs are not allowed on Cadw sites, but guide dogs and hearing dogs for the deaf are welcome.

A guide is available for disabled visitors to some of Cadw's most popular sites. Versions of the guide for specific sites are available in Braille by telephoning Cadw HQ (01443 336 000). The guide is best used in conjunction with Cadw site leaflets or the Cadw Map of Wales. Guidebooks are also available for many of the sites.


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