Cardiff Castle is a medieval castle and Victorian Gothic revival mansion located in the city centre of Cardiff, Wales. The original motte and bailey castle was built in the late 11th century by Norman invaders on top of a 3rd-century Roman fort.



Explore the Castle at your own pace, enjoy the beautiful grounds, walk the battlements and marvel at some of the most lavishly decorated rooms that you're ever likely to see.

Included as part of your Castle Ticket admission:

  • Collect your free Audio Guide (subject to availability)
  • Walk through the fairy-tale Castle Apartments
  • Climb to the top of The Norman Keep
  • Visit Firing Line: The Museum of the Welsh Soldier
  • See the epic mural in the Roman Chariot Corner
  • Discover the remains of the Roman Walls
  • Experience the atmospheric Wartime Shelters
  • Examine our replica 13th century Trebuchet

Castle Ticket Prices From 1 Apr 2020
Adult £14.50
Child (Aged 5 - 16) £10.00
Senior / Student / Disabled  £12.00
Adult Family Ticket £42.00
Senior Family Ticket £38.00
Under 5s FREE


  • By car: From M4, exit junction 32 and follow the A470 to Cardiff city centre. Please use the city centre car parks or on-street meter parking. For Sat Nav: Cardiff Castle postcode is CF10 3RB.
  • By train and bus: Cardiff Central Station is located just 10 minutes' walk away. For details of public transport, see Traveline website or call 0871 200 22 33. Please note Cardiff Bus Station is closed for redevelopment, see details here
  • By water: A Travel advice for major eventsis available from Cardiff Bay and stops at Bute Park, only 3 minutes’ walk from the Castle entrance.
  • By bike: nearest cycle route NCR8 passes through the Civic Centre, only 2 minutes' ride from the Castle entrance.
  • On foot: look for the finger post signs around the city centre. The Castle entrance is on the junction of Castle Street and High Street.
  • By air: Cardiff International airport is 23 km or 15 miles away.
Open hours today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Monday

    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Tuesday

    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Wednesday

    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Thursday

    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Friday

    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Saturday

    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Sunday

    9:00 am - 5:15 pm

  • September 25, 2020 9:49 pm local time

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    Days Out In Cardiff

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    0209 111 1062