Cardigan Castle

Cardigan Castle - Built for a prince, saved for the people.

Don't be fooled by these mighty Medieval walls. Inside, you'll unlock 900 years of history.

Discover our medieval origins, admire our Georgian Architecture and learn about the first ever Eisteddfod - all while enjoying our stunning surroundings.





hearts Defibrillator presented to castle - Birthday gift from Mrs Mag Williams, 95Cardigan Castle now has a defibrillator thanks to the generosity of Mrs Mag Williams of Cardigan who celebrated her 95th birthday by raising funds for Calonnau Cymru (Welsh Hearts). The charity match funded the £450 and Mrs Williams presented the defibrillator to the castle this week. Pictured are Cadwgan …
Castle facilities officer Sue Lewis with the RICS awards, trustee and town mayor Cllr Clive Davies, trustees Arwyn Reed and Non Lewis, castle admin officer Sue Edwards, receptionist Alyson Cole, castle volunteers Beryl Davies, Huw Davies, Meifis Griffiths, Margaret Waller and Muriel Davies. Coveted top award for Cardigan Castle - Triumphant awards night for castleThe work to restore Cardigan Castle has received the coveted Project of the Year accolade at this year's RICS Awards 2016, Wales. It was a triumphant night for the castle with the project also winning the building conservation and tourism and leisure categories. The awards were announced at an event in …
cannon ball Cannonball find by time team trio - History lesson from the beachThree local lads came across a 400 year old surprise when they were beachcombing at Patch, near Cardigan. Iestyn Evans, 13, George Monders, 13 and Taylor Harries, 13, classmates at Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi, found a cannonball dating back to the Civil War. “We saw this big round lump covered in barnacles, …
Trustee Dic Thomas with the award Castle wins top architecture award - Recognition for “valuable and beautiful destination”Cardigan Castle has won a top architecture award. The castle won the Welsh Architecture Award and the RSAW Conservation Award in a glittering awards ceremony in the Vale of Glamorgan last week. The judges’ citation said the 15 year campaign to save Cardigan Castle was “a triumph of public, community …