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Caerphilly Castle / Castell Caerffili
A 469, Caerphilly CF83 1JD Route Planner
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Opening hours

Mar-Oct: 9.30am-5pm (Jul-Aug 6pm); Nov-Feb: 10am-4pm (Sun 11am), ticket counter 30min before closing

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Built in 1268, this massive fortress sits behind extensive water defences which protected it from attack. The castle underwent restoration in the 19C and 20C and has a long barbican (a fortified defensive structure), an outer ward with bastions, an inner ward with towers, large guardrooms and a Great Hall.

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