The Library and Drawing Room

Capacity – 70 guests (Library), 100 guests (Library and Drawing Room combined)

Leading directly from the main Entrance Hall, the Library is the perfect location for hosting a standing drinks reception.

Complete with all its original furnishings, magnificently carved bookcases line the interior walls with exquisite detailing which includes animals, birds and insects. Your guests can take the impressive Octagon Staircase to reach The Banqueting Hall.

The Drawing Room is the only major interior at Cardiff Castle that survives from the 18th century. Furnished with portraits of the Bute family and their ancestors, there are also magnificent views of the Keep and Castle grounds. The Drawing Room is a flexible space which can be laid out to any configuration.



March to October from 6pm-1am (midnight Sunday)

November to February* from 5pm-1am (midnight Sunday)

*except 25, 26 December and 1 January