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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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Prif dderbynnydd/Lead receptionist

We are looking to recruit a dynamic seasonal lead receptionist to supervise a small team at Cardigan Castle. Duties will include: • Managing the Reception and Shop • Welcoming visitors and guests and liaising with them as appropriate • Supervising a small team of receptionists. • Duty managing the Castle site on some weekends, including …

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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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Job vacancy

Job Description Cardigan Castle Director  Job Title – Castle Director Reporting to – Chair of Trustee Board of the Cadwgan Building Preservation Trust Salary – A competitive package is offered based on a full time, three year fixed term position, with a possible option to extend. Job Purpose – Responsible for the operational management of …

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Front-south west outer building at Cardigan Castle.

Castle features in Channel 4 series

Restoration of the Year programmeCardigan Castle has already collected several awards in the past 12 months – but will it scoop Channel 4’s Restoration of the Year crown? The castle is up against projects from all over the UK in a television series that starts this Thursday (March 23) on UK Channel 4. The programme …

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Knights Battling at Cardigan Castle.

Castle goes medieval mad!

Celebrating castle’s medieval heritageCardigan Castle will be celebrating its medieval heritage and commemorating the great Lord Rhys with two weeks of activities in April. The celebrations kick off with the castle’s medieval day on Wednesday, April 19 from 10am to 4pm which will include a Lord Rhys puppet show, live medieval music, craft stalls, demonstrations …

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