Caerphilly Castle


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Castle Street
Caerphilly
Vale of Glamorgan
CF83 1JD
Wales

One of the largest medieval fortresses in Britain, begun in 1268 by the Anglo-Norman marcher lord, Gilbert de Clare. Concentrically planned, the rings of stone and water defences are formidable even today. Famous for its 'leaning tower'. Impressive great hall, now used for various functions.

Further information

Opening Hours:

March to June: 9:30am - 5pm. July & August: 9:30am - 6pm. September & October: 9:30am - 5pm. November to February, Mon - Sat: 10am - 4pm. Sun: 11am - 4pm

Charges:

Adult: £3.50 Concession: £3.00 Family: £10.00

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Shop

Facilities information:

Pay-and-display parking nearby, toilets, guidebook available, gift shop, two site exhibitions, audio-visual display and replica medieval siege weapons. Audio tour. Baby changing facilities.

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