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Cardiff Castle

The Romans, Normans and Victorians have all taken up residence in this 2,000 year old building, making it an interesting historical site to visit. In the centre of town you can't miss this city landmark with its gothic fairytale feel.

Details

Castle Street, Cardiff CF10 3RB

+44 (0)2920 878 100

www.cardiffcastle.com

St Fagan's: National History Museum

Experience Welsh life through different periods of history at this open air museum. Housed in a 16th century manor house, see the traditional ways of life demonstrated and view exhibitions of costume and farming tools.

Details

Cardiff Road, Cardiff CF5 6XB

+44 (0)2920 573 500

www.museumwales.ac.uk/en/stfagans

CAERPHILLY CASTLE

Only a twenty minute drive from Cardiff lies this great historical building, and a fantastic place for a cultural and historical day out. Learn about the great and varied history of the castle whilst admiring the cascading towers and spiral staircases.

Details

Castle Street, Caerphilly, Wales CF83 1JD

+44 (0)2920 880 011

www.visitcaerphilly.com

CASTELL COCH

A beautiful small castle with plenty to explore, Castell Coch is an ideal place to visit and will not take up the whole of your day. The various rooms appear as if they are out of a fairytale. This lovingly restored castle is definitely worth a visit.