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Castell Coch

Castle Road | Tongwynlais, Cardiff CF15 7JQ, Wales
+44 29 2081 0101
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Stunning little castle in beautiful surroundings

A lovely woodland walk to the castle. Ample parking. Lovely little coffee shop inside where we had... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ahogarth
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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
Stunning

Simply stunning. The electronic tours are a real bonus! Every step the kids were wowed. Fairy hunt... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Matt P
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“fairytale castle” (139 reviews)
“fairy tale” (143 reviews)
“small castle” (42 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Castle Road | Tongwynlais, Cardiff CF15 7JQ, Wales
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+44 29 2081 0101
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A lovely woodland walk to the castle. Ample parking. Lovely little coffee shop inside where we had toasted teacake and coffee. Friendly staff. Well worth a visit.

Thank ahogarth
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Simply stunning. The electronic tours are a real bonus! Every step the kids were wowed. Fairy hunt is great for the younger kids too.

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit. Very interesting. Big enough to spend a few hours, but small enough to have time to explore it all. Audio guide is very good. Tea room is good as well.

Thank bob h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Victorian folly built on the foundations of a building dating back several hundred years, Castell Coch, set in the tranquility of pine trees is simply magnificent. The interior is lavishly over the top, the towers romantic. Is is a little of the beaten track...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Haven't visited for 40 years but we cycled up from Cardiff Bay on a short weekend break from Hampshire. By far the best info tour guide (handset) experienced to date in the uk or abroad. A general overview of each room provided at individual visitors...More

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fairy tale castle that anyone would love to get married in. It is gorgeous; we had a beautiful day to visit.

Thank wagonerfamily2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an excellent visit. Compact and quaint. We spent more time than we had originally planned here.

Thank WTisSearching
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trip was birthday treat from my best friend. What a wonderful present! This was a special evening event outside of normal opening hours. We were treated to a tour of this fabulous castle led by a lovely lady who was in the role of...More

1  Thank Susan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely looking castle, staff helpful and informative especially the lovely lady at the reception desk. Free audio guides. We didnt need very long to look around it, the stairs were not as trecherous as some castles! Woodland walk round the grounds was the highlight for...More

Thank Emma G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very good place to get a good insight into a Castle. Not a very big Castle but have all the necessary items to make it a Castle. Moat & a working draw bride & a dungeon too. I've always wanted to visit & study...More

Thank acmemc
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Tins81
28 May 2017|
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Response from Tony H | Reviewed this property |
gravel, but there is I think tarmac areas for the disabled up by the castle itself which you may be able to use
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evanss3
25 May 2017|
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Response from Tony H | Reviewed this property |
Admission costs Adult - £6.50 Family - £19.30* Senior citizens, students and children under 16 - £4.20 Disabled and companion - Am ddim/Free *Admits 2 adults and up to 3 children under 16 All children under 5 receive free... More
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NLuhr2017
19 May 2017|
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Response from Roamingjay_Snowy | Reviewed this property |
I'd allow a couple of hours to take in a wander around with the audio guide and a drink in the café. But if you want to just tear through it an hour. There's some walks around the castle too so if you want to kill time you... More
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