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COVID-19 UPDATE: Following the latest changes to coronavirus guidance from Welsh Government, Cardiff Castle is now closed until further notice.

OPENING TIMES

Cardiff Castle is open to visitors 7 days a week all year round, apart from the 25 and 26 December, and 1 January. There are also certain special event days during the year where admission is only open to event ticket holders.

Times Mon – Thu Fri – Sun
Opening Time 10:00 09:00
Last Entry 15:00 17:00
Closing Time 16:00 18:00

Please note the times currently shown will be valid for the summer season 2021 but may be altered in the autumn.

CASTLE TICKET PRICES

Explore the Castle at your own pace, climb the Norman Keep, visit Firing Line and the Wartime Shelters, discover the Roman remains and marvel at the Castle Apartments, some of the most lavishly decorated rooms that you’re ever likely to see.

Castle Ticket Prices
Adult £12.00
Child
(Ages 5 – 16, must be with an adult)
£9.00
Senior / Student / Disabled
(single carer free with each disabled ticket)
£10.00
Adult Family Ticket
(2 Adults and 2 Children)
£38.00
Senior Family Ticket
(2 Seniors and 2 Children)
£34.00
Under 5s FREE

TOUR PRICES

If you would like to see more of Cardiff Castle, or delve more deeply in to its fascinating history, then why not book on to one of our guided tours. House Tours run every day on the hour; accompany one of our expert guides around the Castle Apartments, see more of the spectacular rooms and learn about the men who created them.

House Tour Clock Tower Tour
Adult £4.00 £4.00
Child
(Ages 5 – 16, must be with an adult)
£3.00 £3.00
Senior / Student / Disabled
(single carer free with each disabled ticket)
£3.50 £3.50
Adult Family Ticket
(2 Adults and 2 Children)
£11.00 £11.00
Senior Family Ticket
(2 Seniors and 2 Children)
£10.00 £10.00

ANNUAL PASS

There’s a lot to take in during one visit, so you might need to come back and make sure you haven’t missed anything. If so, upgrade your ticket to an Annual Pass with FREE ENTRY for a whole year, not to mention a 10% discount at the Castle Gift Shop and Keep Dining Experience!

Prices
Adult £21.00
Child
(Ages 5 – 16, must be with an adult)
£14.00
Senior / Student / Disabled
(single carer free with each disabled ticket)
£18.50

 

CASTLE KEY

Did you know that the Castle was given to the people of Cardiff in 1947? If you live or work in the city then you are entitled to your very own Castle Key, giving you FREE ENTRY to this world-class heritage attraction for 3 years plus a 10% discount at the Castle Gift Shop and Keep Dining Experience!

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.

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