Castle Apartments

A Gothic Fantasy Palace 


Of all the castles in the UK, Cardiff Castle is one of the most amazing and richly complex sites, with a story that spans over 2,000 years.   

The Castle you see today, in the heart of the capital city, is at once a Roman fort, an impressive Norman castle and an extraordinary Victorian Gothic fantasy palace, created for one of the world’s richest men.

For the ultimate Victorian medieval dream world, see the spectacular fairy-tale apartments, rich with murals, gilding and elaborate wood carvings, stained glass and marble, created by art-architect William Burges for the 3rd Marquess of Bute.

If you would like to see more of these amazingly opulent rooms take a House Tour which lasts 50 mins led by an expert guide. Ask at the Ticket Office for details.