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Castell Coch

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Address: Castle Road | Tongwynlais, Cardiff CF15 7JQ, Wales
Phone Number:
+44 29 2081 0101
Today
10:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Totally spell bounding! The design of this castle is amazing. Children and adults alike enjoyed. Wonderful interior, a fairytale castle for sure!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Totally spell bounding! The design of this castle is amazing. Children and adults alike enjoyed. Wonderful interior, a fairytale castle for sure!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

if your visiting Cardiff then take a trip to Castell Coch just outside the city, it's not a massive place and on a nice day theres picnic areas, but a sweet little casle it is and the rooms are splendid , if you;ve visited cardiff castle then you will know what your in for, my children always called it cinderellas... More 

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cardiff
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a family day here over the Christmas holidays. We took children and puppy who all seemed to love their time here. 4 year old took bike to ride around outside and loved exploring the castle too. Adults enjoyed the culture the castle had to offer. Great cafe and gift shop available too.

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Caerdydd, null, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fairy tale castle (OK a hunting lodge) all good plenty to keep the kids amused but the gift shop was full of just the normal over priced tacky items but so many are

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Oxford, UK
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice trip out of Cardiff. Good walks and the tea room worth a visit as well. Almost looks like a castle you would see in Loire, with fairy tale spires and painted ceilings. Worth a visit.

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Bracknell, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to visit, very interesting, lots to see in and around the castle, i would recommend to anyone that is either visiting Cardiff area or even if you live here already and have not been there yet,

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oxfordshire,UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic day for all beginning with my sons wedding in the castell. What a beautiful setting and the rooms are decorated beautifully Truly memorable day thanks to all the staff awesome.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A good place to visit once in a while, there's a good little cafe on site and its quite interesting to have a wander about. Wouldn't go regularly as I don't think much changes.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely afternoon at the castle. Lots to explore, Christmas bauble making, children's Christmas stories and a visit to santa with my 8 yr old daughter. It was one of the best santa visits we have ever been to. Santa had a lovely chat with my daughter and she listened to his every word. He really took an interest... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Loved this place, we went there because it was a filming location for Doctor Who but how amazing in it's own right! Such a beautiful place, that's well kept & full of history. Loved climbing up all the stairs & loved the courtyard. Staff were soooo friendly & chatted to us for ages. So different to anything in Australia! Teenagers... More 

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