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School trips

Cardigan Castle can offer your school a variety of fun, interactive and educational activities. For £3 per child we provide: A dedicated space with tables and chairs where children can leave their bags, carry out activities and have their packed lunch. Worksheets plus colouring pencils Castle quiz plus indoor and outdoor trails Hands on look …

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Castle leads campaign to improve gardens

Would you like to see Brioude Gardens improved? The popular public space in Cardigan is showing signs of wear and tear and plans are afoot to put together a grant bid to revamp the area. The gardens are now looked after by Cardigan Castle who have the area on a long lease from the county …

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New book celebrates Cardigan’s song castle

Christmas 1176. Hordes of people descend on Cardigan - but for culture not for war. The great Lord Rhys ap Gruffydd, prince of Deheubarth, is celebrating the completion of his magnificent seven-tower castle on the banks of the river Teifi. Bards and musicians descend on the town from all corners of Great Britain and Europe …

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Sword returns to castle

A sword discovered in the basement of Castle Green House nearly 30 years ago has been returned to Cardigan Castle. Land surveyor Dean McNeil Jones was working at the castle as a young man in 1990 undertaking the Ove Arup survey of the then derelict buildings. While he was in East Wing (now part of …

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Outdoor summer theatre at the castle

Theatr Mwldan and Cardigan Castle bring another season of fantastic outdoor theatre to the stunning Castle grounds this summer. The season, brought to you by Illyria, includes The Pirates of Penzance (1 August), The Hound of the Baskervilles (7 August) and Dr. Dolittle (23 August). On 1 August, a classic swashbuckling adventure, The Pirates of …

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Be part of 900 years of history!

Join our friendly volunteering team at Cardigan Castle.We need help with • Shop • Garden • Events • Stewarding • Tour guides • Sewing costumes • Archiving Contact us at info@cardigancastle.com or call 01239 615131 or simply drop in to the castle reception. We look forward to seeing you!

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Clynfyw volunteers revamp gardens

A group of volunteers from Clynfyw Care Farm at Abercych are taking on the revamp of Brioude Gardens in Cardigan. The public gardens have been taken under the wing of Cardigan Castle on a long lease from owners Ceredigion County Council. The gang – pictured with castle gardener Mark Dellar – will be cleaning the …

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Cardigan Castle as a beacon for culture

New novel on first eisteddfodA prince who prized bards above bloodshed – that is Lord Rhys according to a West Country author who is publishing a novel on the first eisteddfod next month. Somerset-born Luke Waterson has been fascinated by the landscape and history of Wales since he was a small boy – but it …

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Cracking Easter at the castle!

Get set for a cracking Easter at Cardigan Castle! The Easter holiday kicks off a busy programme of events at the castle starting with the now traditional Easter Egg hunt in the castle grounds from Good Friday to Easter Monday. Get the kids searching for the hidden Easter bunnies and win a chocolate egg! Good …

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Bluebird Collection is the perfect gift

A unique Cardigan Castle gift collection is flying off the shelves. The Bluebird Collection uses the iconic handpainted wallpaper from the Bluebird Room in a selection of tasteful gifts and souvenirs ranging from bags and tea towels to scented candles and tea caddies. The original wallpaper was handpainted especially for Castle Green House and was …

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