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Cardiff Castle

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Cardiff Castle Admission Ticket
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Cardiff Castle Admission Ticket
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Beautifully ornate pleasure palace built by the Victorian architect William Burges.
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Cardiff Castle Grounds, Cardiff CF10 3RB, Wales
+44 29 2087 8100
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Reviewed today via mobile

First time visit of this Castle with my wife. It isn’t a big castle but there are plenty of place to go. We enjoyed it. However the £13 per person admission fee does not include everything. There will be an extra £3.50 for an upgrade...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place to go, lots of history, I went with my wife and my son and we really had a nice day out. For sure I will back again.

Thank Cristian P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Cardiff Castle was selected as the perfect venue for my daughters twilight wedding that took place in August 2018. From the first tour by our knowledge host John Furnham we were hooked and chose the perfect locations. The ceremony was held in the atmospheric undercroft,...More

Thank CathySimms
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited cite end October with Family and friends. It's a must see for history enthusiasts. Internally is not very big. The nice thing is how it's built and the thinking after it. There is quite some open ground were children can run around. It also...More

Thank Antoine B
Reviewed 4 days ago

While it is necessary to book at least a couple of days in advance, one of the specialized tours of the interior is a must. The areas into which you are guided are much more extensive than those available on the self guided tour. The...More

Thank clearairturbulance
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This castle has a big sign outside saying “free admission”. Careful ... when you go in - only the gift shop is free!

Thank 396valerieb
Reviewed 5 days ago

I paid for guided tour , well worth it . Very interesting and guides knowledgeable and happy to answer any questions. Had audio guide, Easy to use numbered spots shown on map provided. Lots to see spent about 5 hours there. Cafe for drinks and...More

Thank Sheila O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was by far one of the best castles I have been to so far. It's definitely a trip worth taking and would recommend getting the private guide,as a part of the castle is not available to go on your own. It's definitely worth it...More

Thank violet a
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I toured the grounds and took the house tour. We loved it all! The house tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. The steps were steep but we made it to the very top. The view was amazing.

Thank mickiechapman
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent performance by Richard Elfyn. Thoroughly enjoyed his portrayal of Lloyd George. Dramatic, sad and humorous in parts.

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Dorothy A
27 September 2018|
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Response from TMG26 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are quite a few steps particularly up to the Keep but there are also some accessible parts of the Castle. I'd advise you to ring them and explain your friend's disability so they can advise which parts you would... More
Trevor T
3 July 2018|
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Response from Lucas H | Reviewed this property |
The Castle holds a Joust! event each year. Unfortunately the last one was held a couple of weeks ago in June. Check the Castle website for when the next event is.