People's Landscapes: The Castle on the Hill

Caryl Parry Jones at Penrhyn Castle

Last month singer, songwriter and actor Caryl Parry Jones visited Penrhyn Castle to find out how this domineering castle changed the North Wales landscape forever and how it's working with the community to look to a brighter future.

Follow the links below to join Caryl Parry Jones, as she visits Penrhyn Castle to hear about the amazing history of this special place and how it inspired Blur front-man Damon Albarn’s latest album.

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The Castle on the Hill' is the third installment of a four-part 'People's Landscape' podcast series will transport you to a peaceful island, once overrun by Viking raiders, and reveal fascinating stories behind dramatic coastal landscapes with rich industrial pasts.

Caryl Parry Jones and the National Trust's podcast team at Penrhyn Castle

People's Landscapes podcast series presented by John Sergeant 

Our four-part podcast series, presented by radio journalist and broadcaster John Sergeant, tells the stories of people connected to four historic landscapes in our care.