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“Not as big as Cardiff castle but worth a visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Castell Coch

Castell Coch
Castle Road | Tongwynlais, Cardiff CF15 7JQ, Wales
44-292-081-0101
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Ranked #13 of 179 things to do in Cardiff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Lappeenranta, Southern Finland, Finland
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“Not as big as Cardiff castle but worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Not so far away from Cardiff city center you can find this nice little castle. It is really well restored. Tea shop and everything is very good but then again, there is more to see in Cardiff castle. This is a nice place worth a visit if you are staying at Cardiff area.

Visited June 2012
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Cork, Ireland
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“Great place to visit with family”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Castell Coch just outside Cardiff is a Great little excursion for Family, the castle itself if beautiful and we enjoyed our visit on a november after noon, it wasnt to busy so we got around with easy, although most is in accessible to wheel buggies, the staff are helpful in helping you get around to see this beautiful castle, used in the filming of the BBC show Merlin.

Well Worth a visit

Visited November 2012
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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“Sort of replica castle”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

and like all replicas, its not as good as the real thing. If you are the sort of person who thinks a replica watch is ok, then go for it. If not, then don't waste your time and money

Visited November 2012
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“Great castle and local history”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Stunning location, well worth a visit. There is a steep climb to get into the Castle, but it is fantastic . The rooms are still in an amazing state of preservation so life is easy to imagine. The name Castell Coch means "red castle".

Visited April 2013
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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“Pure wonderful fantasy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Took two 9 year old girls here during the Easter hols, they loved the little staircases, hidden doorways and wonderful decoration and furniture, they trot around happily using their imaginations fuelled by this beautifully maintained Castle. The small kids area is great, they rebuilt the castle a few times with the large wooden 'puzzle' and coloured some stencils. Well done CADW. Fab place to visit, fab place to get married. We visit ever couple of years.

Visited April 2013
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