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The river and Cardigan Castle on a sunny day.

Castle in restoration roadshow

Cardigan Castle is being held up as a leading light in the restoration world by taking part in a special roadshow in north Wales later this month. Heritage experts from the UK's leading regeneration charity, The Prince’s Regeneration Trust (PRT), have announced the very last Welsh date for the BRICK regeneration roadshow. A team of …

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Summer events in the castle

Get set for the summer holidays at Cardigan Castle!There is plenty of fun to keep the youngsters and families amused at the castle. As well as the usual outdoor games, trails, quizzes, games and dressing up there are other special events going on this summer. On Tuesday, July 25 Cardigan Castle is joining in the …

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Colourful gift for gardens

Merci beaucoup!Brioude Gardens will have a splash of colour this summer thanks to a £100 donation from the Aberteifi Brioude Twinning Committee. The gardens, just outside Cardigan Castle, are owned by the county council but maintained by the castle’s gardening team. Twinning chairman Cllr Catrin Miles is pictured with one of the castle garden team …

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David Davies Painting at Cardigan Castle.

Welcome home to David Davies

1830’s portrait returns to Castle GreenA portrait of David Davies - who owned Castle Green House in the 1830s - has returned home. The portrait by Hugh Hughes was painted around 1832-36 and hung in the house until the Davies family sold the property in 1840. It remained in the family's possession and was found …

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A collection of people unveiling the Restoration of the year Banner at Cardigan Castle.

Castle wins Channel 4 Restoration of the Year

A project to “lift the spirits”Cardigan Castle has won Channel 4’s Great British Buildings Restoration of the Year beating off competition from all over the UK. The castle – which won the Georgian category in episode one – took the crowning accolade in the final episode screened last Thursday evening. Judges from the Royal Institute …

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Inside the shop, with the new Cardigan Castle Books being shown.

New souvenir book on sale

Bilingual booklet for castle visitorsVisitors to the castle can now buy a glossy bilingual souvenir booklet. The booklet, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, looks at the history and stories of the castle. On sale now for £6.50!

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People standing by an image at Cardigan Castle.

Artist donates Miss Wood portrait

Wonderful gift now on display Renowned local artist Meirion Jones has donated a striking portrait of Barbara Wood to Cardigan Castle. The portrait was handed over to the Cadwgan Trust this week in the Miss Wood Gallery in Castle Green House. Miss Wood – who owned the castle for 60 years - is a controversial …

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Castle wins Georgian Category in Restoration of the Year

Channel 4 programme showcases castle Messages of congratulations have been flooding into Cardigan Castle this week after it won the Georgian category in the RICS Restoration of the Year programme on Channel 4. The castle enjoyed a ten minute showcase on the programme with judges describing it as a “wonderful experience” and saying the transformation …

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Donald Davies at Cardigan Castle.

Donald Davies exhibition launched

A legacy for the castle and townAn exhibition showcasing some of the extensive photographic collection of renowned local historian the late Donald Davies has been launched in Cardigan Castle. Mr Davies, spent years amassing a photographic archive of the town’s history and just before his death he bequeathed the collection to Cadwgan Trust. Around 70 …

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Job vacancy

Business Transformation Consultant1 Fee: by negotiation – with an expected time commitment of on average three days per week for nine months (March to November), including some evening and weekend work. 2 Reports to: Consultant reports to the Chair of the Board of Trustees of YCA Cadwgan BPT. 3 Overview: We are looking for a …

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