Conwy Castle is one of the most impressive Castles in the whole of the UK. Built for Edward I, by James of St George, the castle is amongst the finest surviving medieval Castles in Britain. From the grandeur of the towers and impressive and imposing walls the castle is in an excellent state of preservation. It is estimated that around £15,000 was spent building the castle, the largest sum Edward spent on any of his Welsh castles built to subdue the welsh people and maintain his control on the land.
Following a wedding near Rhyl in North Wales I traveled up to Conwy to take some photographs of the castle with trains passing it for a 2014 Calendar. The castle makes a wonderful backdrop for photographs of a Virgin Voyager Train.
Unfortunately I could only spend a couple of hours in the town and so I think I will need to return for another day and spend a longer time taking photographs of the area. Although I only managed to take a handful of photographs it shows that it would be worth spending more time in the town with my camera.
The photograph on the left was taken from the top of the town wall as another Virgin Voyager passes the castle on the North Wales Railway Line. There is something of a grandeur about the landscape with this modern train adding a dimension that is reminiscent of some kind of welsh dragon snaking its way through this medieval landscape.
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