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Castell Coch

Castle Road | Tongwynlais, Cardiff CF15 7JQ, Wales
+44 29 2081 0101
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A step back in time

A beautifully restored castle steeped in history, well worth a visit. Use the audio guide for the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Excellent Castle

Just on the outskirts of Cardiff, this lovely castle is a great day out. The admission is £6.00 and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Castle Road | Tongwynlais, Cardiff CF15 7JQ, Wales
+44 29 2081 0101
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A beautifully restored castle steeped in history, well worth a visit. Use the audio guide for the full experience and definately visit the tea room which used to be the servants kitchen. Some places have steep steps so suitable footwear is advised.

Thank OfficerT
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just on the outskirts of Cardiff, this lovely castle is a great day out. The admission is £6.00 and you can get there either on your own car or catch a bus to the town (Tongwynalys) with just a short walk and a bit of...More

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took our 3 year old daughter to visit Castell Coch and we all loved it. there are lots of winding steep staircases but our little girl coped with them. We especially loved the top bedroom, which belonged to the wife of the Marquis of...More

Thank Miff C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simple wonderful - the work of an architectural and interior designer genius given free reign by the Marquess of Bute to create a spectacular masterpiece of complex symbolic and decorative design. This and Cardiff Castle are simply two places you have to visit as you...More

Thank Courtney C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply gorgeous. This made for a significant detour during our trip, but it was absolutely worth it. It's not sizeable, so doesn't take long to see per se, but it's stunning enough to want to linger. The interiors are beautiful. Gothic revival architecture at it's...More

Thank Tista C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A true reminder of the history of Wales set in a picturesque hillside with views to die for. A bit costly but all things worth doing usually are. A must see for anyone who's a history buff like me or for anyone wanting to see...More

Thank bunnybum84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful mock castle that commands a wonderful view of its surroundings. A surefire attraction whatever the time of the year.

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited as a group we were welcomed by friendly people . The headsets were explained clearly to us how to use them. On arriving it was decided to have a coffee and as we were a large group the lady on admissions came and...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit,but for the fit with lots of steps to walk up and down. Nevertheless,a really enjoyable experience

Thank kictm1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love history and old buildings this is a lovely place to visit. It has been well cared for and is very interesting.

Thank Patricia B
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Parking for motorcycles? Hi, are the car parking facilities gravel etc or Tarmacked?
28 May 2017|
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How much is it to get in?
26 May 2017|
Response from bunnybum84 | Reviewed this property |
It's now £6.50 per adult, not sure about kid prices.
Hi, How long would it take to go through the castle?
19 May 2017|
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Response from maggie1966 | Reviewed this property |
depends on the person..probably about 1 1/2 and can then allow bit time for cafe and shop.