A cheese rolling contest in Chester. Stripy castle walls in Caernarfon. A 700 year old honey fair in Conwy. Where the English border used to be in Denbigh. The pub where Oliver Cromwell stayed in Beaumaris. It’s all going on in our Walled Towns.
No breeze blocks here. The Welsh walls were built in the thirteenth century by Edward I. And Chester had city walls when the Romans were there. These ancient walls are big. Huge. And they’re still going strong today. Designed to keep invaders out, these days our town walls are a little easier to get into. And a cunning way of getting your bearings. Should you need a little help to track down your favourite bar, brasserie, or boutique. Perhaps it’s the walls that make these towns special. A bit different. We’d like to think