Visit Cardiff Castle this Summer

If you haven’t visited before, or you are looking for a reason to visit again, then the summer ticket offer is just the excuse that you need! The ticket prices have been reduced to £12.50 for adults and £9 for children, with family and concession tickets also available. 
With a ticket you can climb the mighty Norman Keep, marvel at the Castle Apartments, discover the Roman remains, see the Firing Line military museum, experience the Wartime Shelters and much more! The self-guided experience allows you to walk around at your pace – and the app gives you the opportunity to learn more about its 2000 years of history. All general admission tickets can be booked in advance at or at the Castle Ticket Office.Visitors can also upgrade to a guided tour for an extra £4 for adults and £3 children. Tours, including The House tour or the new Black Tower Tales, can be booked on the day of the visit at the Ticket Office (not available online).

The new Black Tower Takes attraction at Cardiff Castle

Black Tower Tales – The brand NEW family attraction Discover more about the story of local Welsh hero Llywelyn Bren’s medieval struggle against the oppressive Sherriff of Glamorgan in the new immersive family attraction.The great-grandson of Ifor Bach, Llywelyn Bren rallied the locals and led an uprising against the cruel regime of the English Sherriff. It was this fight for the rights of his fellow countrymen that would lead to Llywelyn’s imprisonment and murder in the very spot where, more than 700 years later, his dramatic story is now being re-told.Narrated by the evil Sherriff, Payne de Turberville with the help of his dungeon master Geraint the Gruesome, and the rats living in the depths of the tower, ‘Black Tower Tales’ brings this turbulent period of Welsh history to life in a thrilling, dynamic experience.

Admission to the Black Tower Tales costs £4.00 for adults and £3 for children – and the ticket upgrade is only available to visitors who have already bought a General Admission ticket or have a Castle Key. 

Visitors can relax in the Castle’s outer green without a ticket. The open space is the ideal place for somewhere to rest after shopping, or to meet up with friends and family. The Public Square also hosts The Keep Terrace bar and kitchen where visitors can enjoy some alfresco dining – and with heaters and large umbrellas, it even works well in the Welsh weather. With a variety of small snacks and hearty mains, alongside hot drinks, cold beers and wine, it’s a great way to enjoy one of the best views in the city.
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