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Now Available – Outreach and Online Workshops for Schools.

Many of our most popular workshops are available for outreach visits and online.

Whether you are studying the Romans, Normans, castles, Victorians, or World War II, you will find plenty to keep your pupils engrossed; either whilst visiting Cardiff Castle or by booking one of our outreach visits or online workshops.



Cardiff Castle is a unique site with 2000 years of history. It was started in the 1st century AD by the Romans who built the original fort. In the 11th century, the Normans constructed the Keep that still dominates the Castle Green.

The medieval Lords of Glamorgan began work on the House during the 15th century but it was the Bute family in the 19th century who transformed the House into the opulent Victorian Gothic home it is today. During World War II the walls which surround the Castle were used as air raid shelters; a place of safety for thousands of Cardiff citizens. A reconstruction of the shelters has been opened for visitors to explore.

We are always looking at ways of developing our educational service and welcome any questions and suggestions that teachers, and other educational professionals, might have about our offer.


Welcome to the Cardiff Castle Time Traveller website! Learn all about the castle, the people who lived there and play games as you travel through time.


If you have any questions about booking an education visit to Cardiff Castle, or would like to make an enquiry, then please fill in the form below.

Note that our education office is currently staffed on Mon, Tue and Thu, from 08:30 to 16:30 and the team will endeavour to respond within two working days.



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