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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.
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.
The Public Square, first introduced during COVID-19 lockdown, will continue to be a fixture at Cardiff Castle for the foreseeable future. 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 grab a bite and a beverage at Keep Dining Experience. Visitors seeking more information about the city should stop by the Cardiff Visitor Information Point, located just outside 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.