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The Castell Coch Tour

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Closed for renovations... only saw outside

Although it was written on the website, we were focused on the hours of operation so didn’t realize... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dawn W
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Fascinating history

The visit was a private, guided tour, a present from our daughter. James our guide was extremely... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2015
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“Closed for renovations... only saw outside”
Aug 24, 2015
“Fascinating history”
ADVANCED BOOKING ESSENTIAL: A 90 minute personal tour of the fairytale castle brought to you by "Cardiff History and Hauntings". Hear tales outside of its mysterious medieval beginnings, with clues of life here when Welsh and English fought for this...more
Castle Road | Castle Road, Tongwynlais, Cardiff CF15 7JQ, Wales
+44 7538 878609
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Reviewed yesterday

Although it was written on the website, we were focused on the hours of operation so didn’t realize the castle was closed to visitors. The very narrow, winding road to the castle was eerily like a road you’d encounter in a fairy tale. We parked...More

Thank Dawn W
Reviewed August 24, 2015

The visit was a private, guided tour, a present from our daughter. James our guide was extremely knowledgeable, and also very passionate about the castle. He gave us a great deal of historical detail, and very cleverly linked this in with the features of the...More

Thank KeithCowbridge
Reviewed November 13, 2014

We had an excellent (and very knowledgeable - thanks Jim) tour with some overseas visitors. It was fascinating with a colourful history, even for us locals. A very unique place, even in a country full of castles.

3  Thank MattAPayne
Reviewed June 30, 2013

An excellent and informative tour given by Jim Cowan. Jim's expert and detailed knowledge of the castle, it's history and the stories of the families and individuals helped bring the whole experience to life. Besides the tour, Jim ensured that as first time visitors to...More

5  Thank Tony F
Reviewed August 1, 2012

I have been the castle several times but this past year decided to contact Jim Cowan for a guided tour. I was so pleased that I did. Jim's extensive knowledge and obvious for the place was apparent immediately. I cannot praise him enough for bringing...More

1  Thank ScottishDreamTours
Reviewed May 21, 2012

My Mother-in-law had always wanted to visit Castell Coch so we booked this tour as part of her 70th birthday gift of a weekend visit to Wales. I was so impressed by Jim on my initial enquiries that I booked the Castell Coch private tour...More

1  Thank DorsetPetal
Reviewed May 15, 2012

After taking Jim's ghost tour and Cardiff walking tour, we found out he also does tours for the unique Castell Coch, so of course we booked it! (At this point, he cheerfully joked we were like his groupies, and really, if we could have taken...More

Thank lalahb
Reviewed May 14, 2012 via mobile

I'm so glad I found the details of this tour on the web as it was wonderful. Jim Cowan, the guide, has so much history and knowledge of not only Castell Coch but the surrounding area. This tour ties in so well with a visit...More

Thank Bluefox8
Reviewed April 24, 2012

As a family we had often visited Castell Coch with our small children, had a fine time and learned little - we knew it was a fantastic Victorian attempt to recreate a mediaeval castle, but little more. Fifteen or so years later we decided to...More

2  Thank Crwydryn2
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March 18, 2017|
Response from JimCardiffresident | Property representative |
Yes it is. However, if you want / need further information you will need to call the castle direct on 029 2081 0101.