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  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Cadw Welsh Government

Historical Event, Fri 19 - Mon 22 Apr 2019

Civil War at Caerphilly Castle

Civil War at Caerphilly Castle

Details

Re-live the tumultuous times of the Civil War, with Roundheads versus Cavaliers in the castle, complete with cannon and muskets! This Easter, the Marquess of Winchester’s Regiment of the King’s Army will be in residence at Caerphilly Castle with four days of battles, cannons and muskets.

Witness changing of the guard, drill and a host of living history activities throughout the castle, as well as regular skirmishes between the Royalists and the Parliamentarians, with a detachment of dragoon guards and artillery men. Choose your side … wisely ...

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedGift shopPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Disabled visitors can be dropped off by car at the main entrance. A toilet is available for users with a disability and limited mobility

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 19 - Mon 22 Apr 2019 11:00 to 16:00

Prices

Normal admission prices apply.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 13 - Sun 14 Apr Medieval Siege Engine Firing!
Mon 15 - Thu 18 Apr Crafternoons
Fri 19 - Mon 22 Apr Civil War
Tue 23 - Fri 26 Apr Crafternoons
Fri 26 Apr Little Warrior Day!

Address

Castle Street,
Caerphilly,
CF83 1JD

Location

Directions

Plan route to Caerphilly Castle (Cadw) using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: ST 153870  Lat: 51.57586 Long: -3.22281

A468 (from Newport), M4 (J32), A470, A469 (from Cardiff).Exit M4 Junction 32. Take A470 or A469 and follow signs for Caerphilly.
By Bus: Opposite, Caerphilly/Islwyn No 26, Cardiff-Caerphilly/Tredegar
By Bike: NCN Route No.4 (200m/220 yards).

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Caerphilly station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Disabled visitors can be dropped off by car at the main entrance. A toilet is available for users with a disability and limited mobility