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WHAT IS THERE TO SEE AT CARDIFF CASTLE?
A visit to Cardiff Castle is a chance to explore almost 2000 years of incredible history, all encapsulated in one fascinating site.
All included with the cost of your Castle ticket:
Climb the mighty Norman Keep and see our replica trebuchet. Marvel at the Castle Apartments, created for one of the world’s richest men. Discover the Roman remains and Chariot Corner. Explore the Firing Line military museum and experience the Wartime Shelters. Enjoy a scenic stroll along the Battlement Walk.
NEW - BLACK TOWER TALES
Local Welsh hero Llywelyn Bren’s medieval struggle against the oppressive Sherriff of Glamorgan is the subject of ‘Black Tower Tales,’ an immersive new family attraction at Cardiff Castle.
OPENING TIMES & PRICES
Cardiff Castle is open to visitors 7 days a week all year round, with only a few exceptions, and your Castle Ticket is a gateway to to almost 2000 years of history. For regular visitors, we also offer an Annual Pass and the Castle Key...
THE PUBLIC SQUARE
FREE ENTRY during opening hours.
Visitors and city centre users are welcome to come in and relax in the beautiful setting of the Castle’s outer green, free of charge. While you’re here, you can also pick up a souvenir at the Castle Gift Shop or sit down for a bite to eat and a beverage at The Keep Terrace kitchen and bar. Visitors seeking more information about the city should stop by the Cardiff Visitor Information Point, located just inside the main gate.
Upgrade your Castle Ticket for a small additional fee you can join an expert guide on one of our fascinating and informative castle tours. Follow in the footsteps of the Bute family and delve a little deeper in to the history of this amazing building.