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COVID-19 UPDATE: Following the latest changes to coronavirus guidance from Welsh Government, Cardiff Castle is now closed until further notice.

THERE’S MUCH MORE TO SEE AT CARDIFF CASTLE!

Would you like to see more of the Castle’s spectacular interiors, not included on the Castle ticket, and
delve a little deeper in to the story of this amazing building? If so, you can join on to our regular Castle Tours for a small additional fee.

Bookings are available at the Castle ticket office, please ask for more details.

HOUSE TOURS

Follow in the footsteps of the Bute family, accompanying one of our expert guides on a fascinating and informative tour of the Castle’s spectacular Victorian apartments. See additional rooms including The Winter Smoking Room, Nursery, Bute Bedroom and Roof Garden.

House tours run on the hour and each one lasts for approximately 50 minutes.

House Tour Times
10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00
14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00*

 

In addition to your Castle ticket, Castle Key or Season Ticket Prices
Adult £4.00
Child (Aged 5 – 16)** £3.00
Senior / Student / Disabled*** £3.50
Adult Family Ticket**** £11.00
Senior Family Ticket**** £10.00

* Not available during our early closure season, from November to February
** Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult

*** A single carer may enter for free with each disabled visitor
**** 2 Adults and 2 Children, any additional children £5.50 each
***** 2 Seniors and 2 Children, any additional children £5.50 each

CLOCK TOWER TOURS

The Clock Tower is one of the most recognisable landmarks in Cardiff. Within the tower are some of the most stunning rooms in the Castle. Follow your guide up the spiral staircase from the Winter Smoking Room to the Bachelor Bedroom and finally to the breath-taking Summer Smoking Room.

The tour lasts approximately 30 minutes and will run regularly on weekends and bank holidays throughout the summer season. Please note there are many steep and uneven steps on this tour and may not be suitable for guests with reduced mobility.

Tour Times
Times*
10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00

 

*Clock Tower Tours are only available on weekends and Bank Holidays from April – October. Subject to availability, pre-booking is reccommended.

Tour Prices
In addition to your Castle ticket, Castle Key or Annual Pass Prices
Adult £5.00
Child (Aged 5 – 16)* £4.00
Senior / Student / Disabled** £4.50
Adult Family Ticket*** £15.00
Senior Family Ticket**** £14.00

 

* Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult
** A single carer may enter for free with each disabled visitor
*** 2 Adults and 2 Children, any additional children £5.00 each
**** 2 Seniors and 2 Children, any additional children £5.00 each

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FILM LOCATION TOURS

Availabile by arrangement only.

The BBC hit TV shows of Doctor Who, Sherlock, Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures have all used Cardiff Castle as a film location. Take this exclusive guided tour of the Castle for a closer look at where these terrestrial and incredible intergalactic scenes were shot. The tour, led by an expert guide, will take in locations across the Castle and will last approximately 40 minutes. Please note there are many steep and uneven steps on this tour and may not be suitable for guests with reduced mobility.

Private tours can be arranged for additional charge of £25 per tour, in addition to Castle admission (covers up to 6 people, additional guests charged at standard rate). If you have a larger group, please contact us to discuss prices.

Tour Prices
In addition to your Castle ticket, Castle Key or Annual Pass Prices
Adult £5.00
Child (Aged 5 – 16)* £4.00
Senior / Student / Disabled** £4.50
Adult Family Ticket*** £15.00
Senior Family Ticket**** £14.00

 

* Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult
** A single carer may enter for free with each disabled visitor
*** 2 Adults and 2 Children, any additional children £5.00 each
**** 2 Seniors and 2 Children, any additional children £5.00 each

CONNOISSEUR TOURS

Availabile by arrangement only.

For a truly exclusive visit, take a private tour of the Castle Apartments with your own personal guide who will give you a further insight into the Castle’s exquisite decoration and the powerful personalities that transformed the Castle in the nineteenth century. The tour also includes a visit to the spectacular rooms in the Clock Tower. Please note there are many steep and uneven steps on this tour.

This tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and is suitable for groups of 2- 8 people (minimum of 2 required); the price also includes tea or coffee, a Welsh cake and a souvenir guidebook.

Tour Prices
Prices
Adult £39.00
Child (Aged 5 – 16)* £39.00
Senior / Student / Disabled** £39.00

 

* Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult
** A single carer may enter for free with each disabled visitor

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