Castell Coch

Fairytale turrets peeping our of beech woods… there's a lot more to Castell Coch than meets the eye.

Venue Type:

Castle or defences

Opening hours

March to June: 9:30am - 5pm. July & August: 9:30am - 6pm. September & October: 9:30am - 5pm. November to February, Mon - Sat: 10am - 4pm. Sun: 11am - 4pm

Admission charges

Adults - £3.80, Family - £11.00, Consession - £3.40

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Festival of archaeology at Castell Coch

  • 18 — 20 July 2015

Excavate mysterious medieval artefacts at Castell Coch for this years British Festival of Archaeology. Join us in reconstructing the Victorian archaeological excavations of the castle in the 1800s by G.T. Clarke to uncover the castle's rich and vibrant past. Practice Victorian archaeological methods that are still used to this day to discover, record and learn about medieval treasures.

Audiences can also join tours led by the castle's custodians to explore the castle's evolution from Norman Motte and Bailey to Victorian gothic extravaganza.


Castell Coch
CF15 7JS




02920 810101

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