Why is Cardiff Castle famous? For 25 years, the Castle was home to the National College of Music and Drama and since 1974 has become one of Wales’ most popular visitor attractions. Watch this incredible newsreel from 1947 showing the handover of Cardiff Castle to the city.
Can you walk around Cardiff Castle for free? Visitors are welcome to walk around the Castle grounds, contained within the Public Square, free of charge.
Is it worth visiting Cardiff Castle? Cardiff castle is right close to Cardiff town centre so very easy to get to. The castle itself us a ruin but still very beautiful. The rooms are Well worth a visit so it’s worth it to pay the extra and get tbe whole package. The air raid shelters are brilliant with its sound effects..
Who does Cardiff Castle belong to? In 1947 the Castle was given to the people of Cardiff by the 5th Marquess of Bute.