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A famous comedian

Have followed Tommy for many years and did not know he was from Wales. A very funny man who... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mal h
Didn't Realise

Well we went to Wales and found out by chance visiting Caerphilly Castle - Tommy Cooper was a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
poolescrippyPoole
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible9%
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“sir anthony” (8 reviews)
“funny man” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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High Street, Caerphilly, Wales
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"sir anthony"
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"funny man"
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"fitting tribute"
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"car park"
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"caerphilly castle"
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"great tribute"
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"opposite the castle"
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"visitor center"
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"information centre"
in 3 reviews
"well worth a visit"
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"comedian"
in 13 reviews
"fez"
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"hopkins"
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"unveiled"
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"legend"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have followed Tommy for many years and did not know he was from Wales. A very funny man who provided many years of pleasure to many many ppl. Thank you Tommy.

Thank mal h
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well we went to Wales and found out by chance visiting Caerphilly Castle - Tommy Cooper was a Welshman! How anyone can say it is terrible should probably have gone to Disneyland instead. The statue stands in a very prominent position in the Town of...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2018

Tommy got a great spot indeed for his statue. When you visit the castle it is easy to take a picture with Tommy too.

Thank FORZA7777
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Reviewed May 16, 2018

Tommy Cooper was a comic Legend born in Caerphilly. The statue lies in the recently refurbished center overlooking the magnificent Caerphilly Castle reputed to be the largest medievil castle in Great Britain. He is posed with his familiar fez hat. Tommy was also a Welsh...More

Thank Stephen H
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

You can't miss the statue of Tommy Cooper. It's near the information centre and fittingly it is a big statue to a big talented man. although born in Caerphilly, I understand his parents were English and didn't spend long there. But, it doesn't matter!! Its...More

Thank KenMaideheadUK
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

parked near to statue which is a good repreentation of Tommy. He overlooks the castle and it was opened by Antony Hopkins

Thank HalesowenStel
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Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

If you are a big fan of Tommy Cooper then I would recommend seeing this if you are in Caerphilly. It is near the visitor center and close to the Castle.

Thank dangrayy
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Reviewed January 19, 2018

Out of absolute coincidence we walked past Tommy Cooper's birth house where there is a plaque on the wall whilst walking to the station to catch a train into Cardiff. Not knowing that he had been born in the area we went to see his...More

1  Thank SharksSupporter1
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

Only in Caerphilly for two nights this time to visit family but we will be returning as often as possible! wonderful place to visit and warm friendly helpful folk with a great sense of humour:)

Thank E5075CMlindas
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

The statue shows Tommy Cooper in his iconic stage costume with fez on head. A really popular comedian renoe=wned for tricks going wrong, even though he was a member of the magic circle, it is right that his town should honour him. Not like that,...More

1  Thank judeteachwrite
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