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Cardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle Grounds, Cardiff CF10 3RB, Wales
+44 29 2087 8100
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Beautifully ornate pleasure palace built by the Victorian architect William Burges.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cardiff Castle Grounds, Cardiff CF10 3RB, Wales
+44 29 2087 8100
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An interesting castle to visit and explore. Audio sets available for information about it's history. See if you can spot the many different animals peering over the walls.

Thank Neil J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Too expensive for what is actually open to the public. It cost over £30 for myself and 2 children today. I didn't actually mind the price as I thought there would be a lot to see and learn. But you are only allowed in a...More

Thank Whitty77
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning grounds to walk through, not the cheapest day out but plenty of areas to visit when inside. Make sure you go on the tours inside, the rooms and rooftop gardens are lovely. Guides are very knowledgeable and always happy to answer questions. If...More

Thank Mrs_Slayer
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited here on a Sunday morning and surprisingly the queues for tickets weren't too long, but it took quite a while to get to the head of the queue. When our turn arrived to go to one of the three ticket desks we realised...More

Thank gizmo2brian
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Make sure to allow some time to fully take this place in, check out the entire castle including the house. The house has amazing stain glass windows and lots of history, the castle itself was used during the Second World War for the people of...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fortunately the sun was shining. We arrived mid afternoon and there was a fair queue when we paid the cashier talked so fast that we couldn't understand her. Clearly rushing us through. I sort of understand if there is a queue but we travelled a...More

Thank Woosywoo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was blown away by the size of the castle, the house tour was worth a looking at, as all the different colours and patterns on the walls especially the carvings in the woodwork were exquisite. The Castle keep on the hill was a bit of...More

Thank tompettit88
Reviewed 4 days ago

The ticket includes entry to the house, the old norman keep and the museum. Gardens and ramparts are great to walk around too. Kept two young childen amused for half a day and cafe on site does icecreams for a welcome treat. The museum staff...More

Thank Sally24_7
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful visit it to Cardiff castle. I am so very glad that we took the house tour. Our guide was excellent with a great sense of humor. We followed up with the audio tour before the exterior portions of the exhibit. The...More

Thank TL14
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited the Cardiff castle recently. It was a lovely visit, which I really enjoyed. The headphone with commentary really helped a lot with explaining much of the detail and history. The castle has some beautiful rooms and the grounds are lovely too. It is...More

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ashley l
May 8, 2017|
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Response from lynn s | Reviewed this property |
All good footpaths. Not muddy at all.
Melanie J
April 30, 2017|
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Response from lynn s | Reviewed this property |
Don't think it's National Trust. Think Wales is covered by something else. It isnt far from station, about ten minutes wa
Melanie J
April 30, 2017|
Response from Anthony E | Reviewed this property |
As far as I remember, it's not NT.