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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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I have passed this castell so many times when travelling back and forth from my relatives in south Wales but never been able to visit until now. The cost is £5.50 per adult and i... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

I have passed this castell so many times when travelling back and forth from my relatives in south Wales but never been able to visit until now. The cost is £5.50 per adult and i can say it was well worth every penny. The place was absolutely wonderful the architecture is fantastic from the outside through to the inside a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

we visited on a cool but sunny March day. Eventually we found the entrance. The signage is dire and we went past the poorly advertised entrance someway before realizing we'd missed it. There is not a lot to see but the good audio guide added a great deal to the visit. It's a bizarre place, a fantasy but not a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This castle belongs to the owner of Cardiff castle and is his summer house. Well what a summer house it is too. So well decorated and a lovely sight to see. Placed up on the hillside and very Welsh. I enjoyed walking around this castle and there's a lot to see. At £5pp it's reasonably priced. You don't get a... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

One of the most beautiful Castles Wales has to offer, a true fairy tale. I enjoyed learning about the story behind Castle Coch from the stewards.

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Newcastle-under-lyme, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

It has been awhile since I was last at Castell Coch and unfortunately it was raining but the Castle was still it's usual charming shelf the painted walls and ceilings more than made up for the drab day .Plenty of exercise climbing up and down stairways to the rooms (No lifts) but still good views across the River Taff and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Castell Coch is a wonderful place to go. We truly enjoyed it, this was my first visit and hubby hadn't been since he was a small boy. The interior rooms are done in period furniture, Some of the rooms have hand-painted wallpaper that is amazing. Lots of colorful tile on the walls, painted crests, painted furniture...it's exquisite. Lots of great... More 

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Southampton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I love visiting this castle my way past as it's easy to reach off the M4. The audio tour is highly recommended. The shop is currently being refurbished.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Been to Castell Coch more times than I can remember. But now is the time of the year to experience the lovely smell of wild garlic as you walk in the surrounding woods.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My partner and I paid £5 to get in and we were done within half an hour and we even tried to take our time, I have no idea why it costs so much there is barely anything to see bar a few rooms. I would just recommend parking up outside, taking afew pictures and leaving again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

From the outside, as you approach, this just looks like your ideal fairytale castle and it doesn't disappoint when you get up close and inside either. Set in mature woodland the long uphill driveway (to reach the car park - don't worry, you don't have to walk there) teases you until you're almost on top of it. The setting is... More 

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