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image for Historic Site item typeTinkinswood Burial Chamber

  • Cadw Welsh Government

Historic Site, free entry

Tinkinswood

Tinkinswood

Details

Impressive Neolithic burial chamber of the so-called 'Cotswold-Severn' type. The capstone weighs around 40 tons and is one of the largest in Britain.

Regional Tourist Board Member

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening Details

Open all the time

Daily 10.00am - 4.00pm. Closed 24, 25, 26 December and 1 January.
Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

Prices

Free entry

Contact

Enquiries

Location

Directions

Plan route to Tinkinswood Burial Chamber using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: ST 092732  Lat: 51.45133 Long: -3.30804

Take the A48 west from Cardiff at Culverhouse Cross to St Nicholas; turn left at traffic lights where signed to the Burial Chamber. Small parking area and footpath signed to right of this lane after about 0.75mile.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 4 miles from Waun-Gron Park station

Facilities

  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed