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Welcome to the magnificent Caerphilly Castle, a true masterpiece of medieval architecture in Wales.

Located in the heart of Caerphilly town, visitors can explore the remarkable walls and towers of this impressive castle, the second-largest in Britain after Windsor.

Built-in the late 13th century by the powerful De Clare family, the castle is a testament to their military and engineering prowess. Visitors can discover the extensive network of moats, dams, and islands that surround the castle, designed to withstand any siege. Don't miss the Great Hall, the largest of any castle in Wales, or the leaning tower, which rivals the leaning tower of Pisa in its precariousness.

Explore the rich history and intricate architecture of this remarkable fortress and discover why it's a must-visit attraction in Wales.

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Open hours today: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Monday

    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • Tuesday

    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • Wednesday

    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • Thursday

    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • Friday

    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • Saturday

    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • Sunday

    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • May 30, 2024 4:11 am local time

    The information on Monty's Guide website is advisory and some places have restricted access during temporary closures or special event days. Please be sure to check the website of the place you intend to visit before travelling

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