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Castell Coch

Castle Road | Tongwynlais, Cardiff CF15 7JQ, Wales
+44 29 2081 0101
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Another beautiful but out of place Castle. The architecture and colors put you in another time and... read more

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Perry H
San Diego, California
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Very well worth a visit . The castle is in a good order paintings decorated throughout gift shop... read more

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

Another beautiful but out of place Castle. The architecture and colors put you in another time and place. Not a big Castle but very well preserved and presented. Beautiful forest surrounding the Castle makes it feel story book perfect. A must see.

Thank Perry H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very well worth a visit . The castle is in a good order paintings decorated throughout gift shop lots of exihbits lots of things to see and do. Picnic area with loads of walks through the forest good for dog walks a fairy tale castle...More

Thank AndrewPritch
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Have passed the castle so many times without having visited. What a surprise, brilliant day out. Great audio tour with historical facts for every room. Great Fairy trail interactive search to keep kids interested and entertained even kept our teenage granddaughter interested.

Thank Steven B
Reviewed yesterday

Loved this little castle. Very different from the norm. Worth a visit and we were given half price entry with out English Heritage membership.... Next its it free for us!

Thank Lisa_Ade_271016
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you drive along the A470 you can see this beautiful castle against the green of the mountains, and if you are driving at night you get to see it all lit up by floodlights - a truly lovely view in my opinion. It is...More

Thank john h
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you've driven on the M4 whilst visiting or passing by Cardiff you may well have seen the Germanic style fortress nestled on the side of a hill side. It was built as a retreat for the Bute family at Cardiff Castle and it has...More

Thank Tony W
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I can't believe how magical this castle really is! The castle is beautiful and the rooms are furnished so the kids can see what it used to be like so that's amazing AND the Audi tour is fantastic you scan the stick in whatever room...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have been driving past this for over 30 years and have meant to visit Castell coch exceeded our expectations It is like a fairy princess castle and extremely well maintained The entry price was very reasonable and we were give a free audio devise...More

Thank carpetman56
Reviewed 6 days ago

Architecturally, the Castle is stunning with its inner courtyard, stone steps and three separate towers. I particularly enjoyed the separate bedrooms for Lord and Lady Bute, (which are on different floors), and the wall tower and its original stained glass windows. I thought the contents...More

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbles on the Castell whilst visiting Barry and decided to give it a go. A stunning place to visit, all exhibits are well documented and having known noting of the history when I got there I knew everything by the time I left such is...More

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27 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
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
18 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