- 1 Can I drive on Castle Street Cardiff?
- 2 How do I get to Cardiff Castle?
- 3 Is Castle Street closed in Cardiff?
- 4 What is Cardiff Castle used for today?
- 5 Is Cardiff Castle worth visiting?
- 6 How much does it cost to get into Cardiff Castle?
- 7 Why is Cardiff Castle so popular?
- 8 Is Cardiff Castle free?
- 9 Is Cardiff Castle Open Covid?
Can I drive on Castle Street Cardiff?
Castle Street in Cardiff could reopen to private cars again depending on the results of a newly launched public consultation. The street, a main road through the city centre, was shut in June last year, then later used as a public dining area last summer.
How do I get to Cardiff Castle?
Cardiff Castle is situated in the centre of the city and easy to find.
- By car: From M4, exit junction 32 and follow the A470 to Cardiff city centre.
- Cardiff Park and Ride Services.
- By bike: nearest cycle route NCR8 passes through the Civic Centre, only 2 minutes’ ride from the Castle entrance.
Is Castle Street closed in Cardiff?
Castle Street will reopen to buses, taxis and emergency vehicles, although a pop-up cycleway which has been in place during the pandemic will remain. The pavement opposite the castle will be widened to allow extra outdoor seating for cafes and more room for pedestrians to socially distance.
What is Cardiff Castle used for today?
When the Marquess died in 1947, the castle was given to the City of Cardiff. Today the castle is run as a tourist attraction, with the grounds housing the “Firing Line” regimental museum and interpretation centre. The castle has also served as a venue for events, including musical performances and festivals.
Is Cardiff Castle worth visiting?
There’s so much history and detail that it’s worth taking a house tour. The expert guides have intimate knowledge of every nook and cranny, and you’ll get to visit 10 spectacular rooms.
How much does it cost to get into Cardiff Castle?
CASTLE TICKET PRICES
|Child (Ages 5 – 16, must be with an adult)||£9.00|
|Senior / Student / Disabled (single carer free with each disabled ticket)||£10.00|
|Adult Family Ticket (2 Adults and 2 Children)||£38.00|
Why is Cardiff Castle so popular?
2000 YEARS OF HISTORY Cardiff Castle is one of Wales’ leading heritage attractions and a site of international significance. Located within beautiful parklands at the heart of the capital’s city centre, Cardiff Castle’s Romanesque walls and fairytale towers conceal 2,000 years of history.
Is Cardiff Castle free?
Cardiff Castle is not currently open as a tourist attraction; however, visitors to the city centre are welcome to come in and enjoy the open air space of the Castle green, free of charge.
Is Cardiff Castle Open Covid?
The Castle’s opening hours are Mon-Thurs (10am-4pm) and Fri-Sun (9am – 6pm). The castle’s keep and the main house remain closed to visitors under Coronavirus legislation.