Rhuddlan may not be as well known as some of the north Wales castles, yet it shares much in common with its illustrious neighbours.
Like Caernarfon and Conwy, it was built as one of the 'iron ring' of fortresses by the English monarch, Edward I, in his late 13th century campaigns against the Welsh.
Rhuddlan's massive twin-towered Gatehouse (heralding the inner core of a characteristic concentric 'walls within walls' system of defences) im
Location: Rhuddlan, Denbighshire
Photographer: Martin Skidmore