Opening Times

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Following the Government advice for public spaces, Cardiff Castle will now be closed until further notice.

During the period of closure, all private and public events will be cancelled and all tickets exchanged or refunded. Sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused but the health and wellbeing of visitors and staff are our main priority.

Any further updates will be published here or on our social media accounts. We look forward to welcoming you back to Cardiff Castle as soon as possible.

If you have any questions then please contact us via email:

Cardiff Castle is open 7 days a week, all year (apart from 25, 26 December and 1 January).

  Mar - Oct Nov - Feb
Castle opens (Interpretation Centre, Firing Line, café and Keep) 09:00
Castle Apartments open 09:30
First House Tour 10:00
Last admission to Castle Apartments & café closes 17:00 16:00
Last audio guide issued, Castle Apartments & Firing Line close 17:30 16:30
Last admission to Castle and its grounds 17:00 16:00
Castle closes 18:00 17:00


Please note that last admission to the Castle and its grounds is 5pm (March to October) and 4pm (November to February).