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Visit Castell Coch car-free
From near Cardiff railway station, Bus 132 runs frequently to Tongwynlais (regularly on Sunday). Bus 132 leaves from the Philharmonic JP bus stop on St Mary’s Street, a three-minute stroll from Cardiff railway station, or Corbett Road near Cathays train station. Get off at Bute Street (village bus stop with a picnic bench behind it), stroll a few steps back and left up Mill Road for about 15 minutes to find the gate for Castell Coch’s driveway.
There are trains to Cardiff from all over Wales, London Paddington, Portsmouth, Manchester, Nottingham and elsewhere. When you travel by train, a Cardiff Central or Cardiff Queen Street PlusBus ticket gives you unlimited travel around the city by bus, as far as Castell Coch.
Castell Coch is also on the Taff Trail, a well-signed cycle route from Cardiff.
It is also an about 35-minute walk from Taffs Well.
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Cyclists welcome - plan your route here
Two tickets for the price of one when you arrive by train with a Transport for Wales voucher.
Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.
About Castell Coch
The turrets and towers of fairytale Castell Coch stand in ancient woodland just outside Cardiff. Once a 13th-century hunting lodge for a ruthless medieval lord, Castell Coch was embellished with spectacular examples of OTT Victorian decor. For more car-free ideas near Cardiff, see our guide.
For any queries about visiting contact Castell Coch on 02920 810101 or CastellCoch@gov.wales
Address: Castell Coch, Mill Road, Tongwynlais, Cardiff CF15 7JS. Visit Website