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Castell Coch

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Address: Castle Road | Tongwynlais, Cardiff CF15 7JQ, Wales
Phone Number: 44-292-081-0101
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Beutiful Fairytale Castle

We didn't go in the castle this time, but took a lovely walk around the grounds and into the forest behind. The building is beautiful and picturesque, a real fairytale castle with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Neath, United Kingdom

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Neath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We didn't go in the castle this time, but took a lovely walk around the grounds and into the forest behind. The building is beautiful and picturesque, a real fairytale castle with lovely turrets. Worth a visit if your interested in Castles, architecture or Welsh History

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A lovely afternoon spent in the sunshine exploring the castle. It isn't massive and wouldn't take the whole day to get around by any means but the grounds around and the walks through the woods could make a day of it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Absolutely beautiful views, incredible decor and artwork, people are saying £5 is expensive to get in but its definitely not, gorgeous tea room, tasty cakes, traditional cafe friendly staff, easy to appreciate such a beautiful place. Shame you haven't got access to the whole castle but the grounds are huge, perfect for families and adventures

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S.Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It's called the fairytale castle and you can see why. Lovely place to spend an afternoon with the kids.

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This beautiful little castle was amazing. Lots of stairs, some steep, though. Same architect as Cardiff Castle, which I had seen the night before. Magical.

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South Wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Costs £5.50 per person £4.10 for children under 16 when we went or £16.50 for a family...it is a lovely building but for the cost and quick you actually go around there we preferred Cardiff castle a 100% more worthy of a visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Entry price is quite high, especially if you're a family. The building itself is certainly not toddler-friendly, the shop is expensive.... and it's not a real castle. You'd be better off going to Carreg Cennen Castle. Now that's a real castle.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

This is a must on the agenda for locals or visitors to Castell Coch. This folly is situated to the North of Cardiff approximately 8 miles from the city centre set in the village of Tongwynlais. There have been films made there, weddings take place there, walkers and people of all ages interested in this beautiful fairytale castle arrive all... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

After our visit to Castle Caerphilly we were recommended to visit Castle Coch near bye. just a short drive from Caerphilly, Coch Castle first seen poking above the treeline like a fairy castle from Walt Disney. Parking was readily available with Disabled Parking near the entrance. Senior citizen's entrance fee was £4.10, and a free walk around audio guide can... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Not a castle, but a hunting lodge. And not that red either. It's an attractive building and is an great destination alng the Taff Trail. Looks very fairy tale from the motorway, up close its not quite so imposing.

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Additional Information about Castell Coch

Address: Address: Castle Road | Tongwynlais, Cardiff CF15 7JQ, Wales
Phone Number: 44-292-081-0101
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Cardiff
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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