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PLEASE NOTE: Scheduled changes to our opening hours for the Summer Concert Series


A ticket to Cardiff Castle is a gateway to almost 2000 years of history, from Roman times through to the second world war. Surrounded by beautiful parklands on one side and a modern metropolis on the other, Cardiff Castle truly is the city’s historic heart.

Things to See & Do

From Roman occupation, through Norman conquest, Victorian transformation and even the hardships of World War 2; Cardiff Castle has survived the centuries and evolved with them in a fashion that few can claim. Step inside and explore almost 2000 years of history.

Times & Prices

Cardiff Castle is open to visitors 7 days a week all year round, with a few exceptions. Find out more about our ticket prices, including the Annual Pass and how you can get your own Castle Key!

Public Square

Visitors to the city centre are welcome to come in and enjoy the open air space of the Castle green, free of charge. Grab a bite to eat at the Castle cafe bar or pick up a souvenir at the gift shop.



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