Cardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle

Overview

Cardiff Castle is one of Wales’ leading heritage attractions and a site of international significance. Located within beautiful parklands at the heart of the capital, Cardiff Castle’s walls and fairytale towers conceal 2,000 years of history.

What makes it special

  • Castle

Open all week, Monday to Friday 9am - 4pm

Hostels nearby

Cardiff Castle

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Map references

OS Grid Ref: ST180765

Lat/Lng: 51.48166, -3.182155

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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