Castell Coch

Castell Coch, known as the “Red Castle,” stands as a stunning testament to Victorian Gothic revival architecture nestled amidst the lush woodlands just outside Cardiff, Wales. This enchanting fairytale-like castle, perched atop a hill, exudes an aura of mystique and charm, captivating visitors with its vibrant red walls, soaring turrets, and picturesque setting. Regularly voted as their favourite building in Wales by the public.

Visitors to Castell Coch are welcomed into a world where medieval history intersects with Victorian extravagance. Exploring its richly decorated rooms, adorned with elaborate murals, stained glass windows, and intricately carved woodwork, transports guests to a bygone era of opulence and romance.

The castle’s strategic hilltop location offers panoramic views of the surrounding woodlands, adding to the allure of the visitor experience. Stepping through its doors, guests are invited to immerse themselves in the tales of its past, from medieval fortifications to the opulent lifestyle of the Victorian elite.

The castle offers a cafe, serving light refreshments and a gift shop, allowing you to continue soaking up the rich history of the castle on your return home. Adults cost £8.70, with Juniors (aged 5-17) costing £6.10. Family tickets can be purchased for £28.20 (2 adults and up to 3 children).

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