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Caerphilly Castle Of Cardiff is the most visited tourist attraction present in Wales, United Kingdom. This 13th-century castle was built by Gilbert de Clare. It is the second largest castle after “Windsor Castle” present in the United Kingdom. Caerphilly Castle is spread over 30 acres. The castle is surrounded by artificial lakes. It is also considered as one of the most elaborate water defenses in all Britain. This historic site is now maintained by CADW. CADW is the local Government’s historic environment service working for the well-protected historic environment for Wales, United Kingdom.

Caerphilly Castle Cardiff Images
Caerphilly Castle Cardiff Images

Caerphilly Castle Prices / Admission Cost / Entry Fee 2018

Adults: £7.95
Children under 16: £5.20
Senior Citizen: £5.20
Student: £5.20
Family: £23.70
Disabled and Companion: Free
Note: Children below 5 years receives free entry. Family price includes 2 adults and 3 children. Above-mentioned prices valid until 31 March 2018.

Caerphilly Castle Opening Times & Closing Times 2018

Timings For the period 1 November 2017 – 28 February 2018

DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday To Saturday10:00 AM4:00 PM
Sunday11:00 AM4:00 PM

Note: Public holidays may affect the timings. Last admission 30 minutes before closing. Caerphilly Castle remains closed on the 24, 25, 26 December and 1st January.

Timings For the period 1 March 2018 – 30 June 2018

DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday To Sunday9:30 AM5:00 PM

Note: Public holidays may affect the timings. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

Timings For the period 1 July 2018 – 31 August 2018

DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday To Sunday9:30 AM6:00 PM

Note: Public holidays may affect the timings. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

Timings For the period 1 September 2018 – 31 October 2018

DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday To Sunday9:30 AM5:00 PM

Note: Public holidays may affect the timings. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

Caerphilly Castle Parking Costs For 2018

Parking PlaceTimingsParking CostsDistanceContact Number
The TwynMonday to Saturday 08:00 AM – 06:00 PMFor 1 Hour: £0.60, 2 Hours: £1.20, 3 Hours: £1.80, 4 Hour: £3.50, Day: £6.002 Mins+44-1443-863383
White StreetRemains Open For 24 HoursFREE For 2 Hours5 Mins+44-1443-815588
MorrisonsMonday to Saturday 07:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM
FREE For 2 Hours6 Mins+44-29-2088-0689
Station TerraceRemains Open For 24 Hours (Charges are applicable only between 08:00-18:00.1 Hour: £0.50, 2 Hours: £0.70, 3 Hours: £0.90, 4 Hours: £1.20, Day: £9.00, Week: £9.00, Quarter: £95.00, Year: £3509 Mins+44-29-2088-0689
Bedwas RoadRemains Open For 24 Hours (Charges are applicable only between 08:00-18:00)1 Hour: £0.50, 2 Hours: £0.70, 3 Hours: £0.90, 4 Hours: £1.20, Day: £2.00, Week: £9.00, Quarter: £95.00, Year: £3509 Mins+44-1443-863383
Lawrence StreetRemains Open For 24 HoursFREE For 2 Hours. For Month: £75.00, Year: £250.0012 Mins+44-1443-863383
Morgan Jones ParkRemains Open For 24 HoursNot Available15 Mins+44-1495-235461
Caerphilly Castle Cardiff Images
Caerphilly Castle Cardiff Images

Caerphilly Castle Facts & History

This is the second largest castle present in Britain. The construction was started in 1268 and completed in 1290. Pennant Measures material was used to construct this castle. It was built by Gilbert de Clare. The castle was attacked during the Madog ap Llywelyn revolt in 1294. In the 16th century, the surrounding artificial lakes had drained away. These lakes were re-flooded in 1950. This castle witnessed many important events such as Welsh Wars, Invasion of England and English Civil War. Major restoration project had been done between 1928 and 1939. More than 1,35,000 persons visited this place in the last year. This is also considered as one of the favorite filming location for British Movies and Television programs.

Caerphilly Castle Facilities

The vehicle is provided for a disabled person.
Smoking is prohibited in the castle premises.
No Drone Fly Zone.
Toilets are available.

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