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Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour

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Two types of ghost tour: the 130 minute Premium Tour (which includes entry to the clock tower where the Marquess of Bute held paranormal experiments) or the 90 minute "Dark Castle" tour. On both tours you explore Cardiff Castle after dark by...more
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Cardiff Castle Grounds | Castle Street, Cardiff CF10 3RB, Wales
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I did this tour the last weekend of October. From the moment we arrived, John and Matthew were very friendly, engaging, and professional. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour, John did an amazing job of bringing the stories and history of the castle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richard W
JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

What a lovely review Richard, I am so glad you enjoyed everything this building has to offer as well as the atmosphere of the stories. I am delighted that you have already booked on to another one of our tours and I and my team...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018

Both John and Matthew were polite, friendly and provided a very in-depth tour that both me and my partner loved! We enjoyed the stories and insights into Cardiff Castle and we wanted the tour to go on longer. To be honest the whole experience was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Dear Michael many thanks for such a praiseworthy review of your experience. I am so glad that it seemed to tick all the boxes for you and your partner. Absolutely brilliant too to read that it left you wanting more! I hope we can welcome...More

Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend loved this tour. The tour guide's where full of knowledge about the history and stories of the castle. We would definitely return.

Date of experience: November 2018
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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Many thanks for your review. I am so glad you enjoyed the tour and to read you would come back for more. Thanks once again. James Cowan

Reviewed November 1, 2018

This was my fourth tour of Cardiff Castle with CH&H - I keep coming back because every tour is so interesting! No ghosts spotted on this Halloween evening tour, but nonetheless still plenty to hear about and even more detail has been added since the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Hi Chris I'm so glad that, even on your fourth tour, your experience was not only undiminished but enhanced. The tour is constantly evolving, not only because over time we uncover more fascinating snippets of this building's history but also the patterns of paranormal incidents...More

Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

John and Matthew’s tour of the castle was the perfect combination of historical information, ghost stories, and humour. I learned so much about cardiff and the castle and enjoyed the spooky stories, delivered by torch light and occasionally in the dark. Being in the castle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Many thanks for such a kind and complimentary review. I am delighted that you had, in your words, a "fantastic" evening. I hope we can welcome you on to one of our other tours in future. Best wishes, James Cowan

Reviewed October 31, 2018

From the moment my sister-in-law and I got to the Castle, we were greeted with a friendly face and complete details about what to expect for the evening. We had also had detailed information when we booked about bringing a torch with us (this was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Dear Julia, what a lovely review, and such a pleasure to read that your evening was so enjoyable. Thank you very much for your kind words about my team as well. They are so passionate and dedicated about what they do. I loved reading about...More

Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Having been looking forward to this we weren’t disappointed! James was excellent and very knowledgable and really brought the history of this amazing building to life. We were suitably spooked.. Good mixture of history and mystery! We have also attended the tour of caerphilly castle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. I am really pleased that it lived up to your hopes and expectations. "history and mystery" really sums up what we try to convey on these tours so it was all the more gratifying to read that it...More

Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Myself and the hubby have been meaning to do this for a while ,why didn’t we do it sooner?? What a fantastic evening, scary stories expertly told by James, didn’t catch the name of the Polish team member , was it Pryz? The setting is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Dear Elouise, thank you so much for a lovely review and I am very happy that you at last made it on to one of our ghost tours, enjoyed it, and lived to tell the tale! The Polish team member is Przemek. Hopefully we will...More

Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Don't expect to see the castle as lights are out, and torches are not allowed to be used either to try and see the rooms. Sitting in pitch black and listening to a below average mis mash of ghost stories taken from horror movies. If...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

I and my team are shocked, upset and bewildered by your words and your accusations, and I have taken some time to think how to respond to your allegations. Yes you are right that the lights are switched off for the tour. It is unfortunate...More

Reviewed October 26, 2018

Went on one of the castle's ghost tours which was such fun. The staff were so knowledgeable about the history of the castle and made the tour really enjoyable. Didn't actually see any ghosts, but the power of suggestion made us feel as though we...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Deborah D
JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Dear Deborah thanks so much for your great review. I am really glad that you enjoyed your ghost tour with us and that you really resonated with the "power of suggestion" created by the stories set against the shadows of the castle rooms in the...More

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