We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cardiff Castle Admission Ticket

Highlights
  • Entrance ticket to Cardiff Castle including audio guide
  • Ideal for families, history buffs, and independent travelers
  • Take a self-guided tour of the 2,000-year-old fortress
More
Cardiff Castle Admission Ticket
From US$ 16.81
Check Availability
  • Overview
  • What to Expect
  • Important Information
  • Reviews
Select Date and Travellers
Cardiff Castle Admission Ticket
From US$ 16.81
Overview
Guarantee your entry to a site with more than 2,000 years of history by buying an admission ticket to Cardiff Castle in advance. Ideal for families and independent travelers, your entrance pass takes you on a self-guided tour of the castle’s historic chambers such as the Banqueting Hall and Library. Additional tours, including in-depth looks at the Clock Tower and House, are available at your own expense.
What to Expect
Make your own way to Cardiff Castle, located in the center of the city, between the hours of 9am and 5pm or 6pm, depending on the time of year.

On arrival, you’ll receive your audio guide and learn about the 2,000-year-old history of the fortress, which was transformed into a gilded fantasy by an eccentric architect in the 19th century.

Hear about how the castle was used as an air raid shelter during World War II, and feast your eyes on opulent rooms such the Banqueting Hall and the Library. From the clock tower, you’ll be able to absorb panoramic views of Cardiff.

Around two hours is recommended to enjoy all of the castle’s highlights, however your ticket grants you access to the fortress for as long as you like.
Reviews (15)
1 - 5 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Must see!

No problem using this online Admission ticket. Smooth transaction. Will use Tripadvisor for online trip purchases again.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank socalsue
Reviewed 8 November 2018
Pleasantly surprising experience

For relatively friendly prices, you can visit the castle walls with an exhibition about the Second World War inside them, the very picturesque ruins on the top of a small hill, and the main castle area, with or without a guide.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Prokop T
Reviewed 19 September 2018
Do not miss if your a history buff!

We were having lunch and were talking about what to see next and someone at another table suggested that we go to Cardiff Castle. We used the headsets available with your ticket. The history of the Castle, and then the restoration was very informative. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank candelariasj
Reviewed 7 August 2018
A good two hours.

We took the house tour, it is one of the high light of the visit. If in Cardiff and you have the time you must go and have a look around that very old site you need a dry day.

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Frederick47
Reviewed 6 July 2018
Very educating

Loans of things learned of my capital city. the guided tour was worth every penny. It rained all day so was unable to walk outside

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank sandrajones100
View more reviews