I’M A Celebrity fans were ecstatic to hear that the show will be returning, after fears that it would be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Why has I’m A Celebrity moved to Wales?
Due to the coronoviris pandemic ITV bosses decided not to use the Aussie jungle for
The camp will instead inside 200-year-old Grwych Castle.
I’m A Celeb will not be the castle’s debut appearance on TV, as it was previously featured in series 9 episode 14 of BBC’s Great British Railway Journeys, and in season 5 of Mysteries of the Abandoned.
Where is Gwrych Castle?
The 19th-century country house is located near Abergele in Conwy, County Borough, North Wales.
Gwrych Castle was built between 1810 and 1825 by Lloyd Hesketh Bamford-Hesketh.
The castle played an important tole in World War II, as the Government used it to house 200 Jewish refugees.
It also served as the training grounds for English World Middleweight boxing champion Randolph Turpin in the early 1950s.
Can I visit Gwrych Castle?
Gwrych Castle became known as “The Showpiece of Wales” and over the years has attracted many visitors.
However, due to the coronavirus pandemic the historic site is currently closed.
According to its website, the castle is hoping to reopen to visitors in the New Year 2021.
Is Gwrych Castle haunted?
The ruins are said to be haunted by the ghost of the previous owner, the Countess of Dundonald.
The Woman in White, as the locals know her as, is said to be angry that her husband stripped the castle of her valuables and sold them.
A chilling photo taken there ten years ago shows a pale young woman in what used to be a banquet hall.
However, the floorboards beneath the window had rotted away, making it impossible for her to have been standing there…
… unless she was floating!