Travel to Criccieth Castle by train

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Nearest Station: Criccieth

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8min walk - view map


Criccieth is truly a castle to capture the imagination. 

Crowning its own rocky headland between two beaches, just an 8 minute walk from Criccieth station, it commands astonishing views over the town and across the wide sweep of Cardigan Bay. No wonder Turner felt moved to paint it.

Find out more about Criccieth Castle and its history by visiting the Cadw website.


We've teamed up with Cadw to offer our rail users 2 for 1 entry to their historic sites.

With a valid same-day rail ticket, you and a plus one will get 2 entry tickets for the price of 1* to Criccieth Castle. And all you have to do to get this offer, is travel there by train.

*Terms and Conditions apply.

  • See the T&Cs:
    • You’ll need to show your Transport for Wales train ticket, valid for a journey taking place on the same day that you visit the Cadw attraction. The 2-for-1 offer is available at Cadw sites where you pay for entry, and you’ll need to redeem it on the same day that you purchase your entry ticket. Your TfW ticket must be valid to the nearest station which serves the attraction you're choosing to visit.
    • Please note that this offer will end on 31 May 2024.
    • You can view further information on the terms and conditions on the Cadw website.