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Caerphilly Castle

Caerphilly Castle

Unearthing a sleeping giant

Dominating an impressive 30 acre site, Caerphilly Castle is Wales' largest and Britain's second largest castle behind Windsor.

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Caerphilly Castle

Caerphilly Castle,

Castle Street,

Caerphilly,

CF83 1JD

Wales

  CF83 1JD

  029 2088 3143
  www.cadw.wales.gov.uk/daysout/caerphilly-castle

  Groups Welcome


Parc Penallta

Parc Penallta

From the 'Highpoint' observatory you get spectacular views across the County Borough, from here you cannot miss 'Sultan' the UK's largest figurative earth Sculpture.

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Parc Penallta

Near Ystrad Mynach/Gelligaer

Ystrad Mynach

Caerphilly

  CF82 7GL

  01443 816853
  countryside@caerphilly.gov.uk
  your.caerphilly.gov.uk/countryside/parks/parc-penallta

  Groups Welcome


Winding House

Winding House

The Winding House in New Tredegar is the museum for the Caerphilly County Borough - with fascinating and engaging exhibitions, the remarkable Victorian winding engine, an exciting events programme and the "best cup of coffee in the Valleys" (according to some regular visitors). What's more, admission is FREE!

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Parc Cwm Darran

Parc Cwm Darran

A tranquil country park tucked away in the Darran Valley, two miles north of Bargoed. From caravan and camping, taking a stroll around the park or a relaxing cuppa in the café there's lots to enjoy at Parc Cwm Darran.

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Y Galeri

Y Galeri

The Y Galeri features a changing programme of work from some of Wales' well known artists, as well as a diverse range of work by a number of emerging artists.

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Y Galeri

Below the Visit Caerphilly Centre,

Caerphilly

  CF83 1JL

  029 2132 2570
  info@ygaleri.co.uk
  www.ygalericaerffili.co.uk

  Groups Welcome


Pen Y Fan Pond Country Park

Pen Y Fan Pond Country Park

Visit Wales' best preserved canal feeder reservoir. This is popular summertime family park with safe, flat open spaces to picnic, fly a kite, kick a ball or just laze by the waters edge.

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Groeswen Chapel

Groeswen Chapel

A beautiful historic religious place of worship, Groeswen Chapel is set on the slopes of Mynydd Meio, overlooking Caerphilly. The Chapel is a grade 2* listed building of National interest, with a graveyard, which contains the remains of Wales most notable preachers, musicians and literary figures, earning the Chapel the title of 'Westminster Abbey of Wales'.

 

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Groeswen Chapel

Groeswen,

Caerphilly,

Caerphilly,

CF15 7UT

Wales

  CF15 7UT

  02920 882245

  Groups Welcome


Llancaiach Fawr Manor

Llancaiach Fawr Manor

Visitors today step into the Manor House restored and furnished as it would have been in 1645. All the furnishings in the rooms are accurate reproductions of items from the time of the Prichards and many of the originals can be found in the Museum of Welsh Life at St. Fagans.

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Llancaiach Fawr Manor

Gelligaer Road,

Nelson,

Treharris

  CF46 6ER

  01443 412248
  llancaiachfawr@caerphilly.gov.uk
  www.llancaiachfawr.co.uk

  Groups Welcome


Ruperra Castle Preservation Trust

Ruperra Castle Preservation Trust

Ruperra Castle was built in 1626 by Sir Thomas Morgan of Machen.  The castle is an unique example of a Jacobean Chivalric castle.

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Ruperra Castle Preservation Trust

Areithin,

Heol Ton,

Ton Kenfig,

Bridgend,

Caerphilly,

CF33 4PS

Wales

  CF33 4PS

  01656 741622 / 07713 634854
  www.ruperracastle.blogspot.co.uk

Cwmcarn Forest

Cwmcarn Forest

From excellent mountain bike trails in the South Wales hills, a peaceful caravan, pod & campsite set amongst the forestry and the Visitor Centre which provides a place to stock up on refreshments and gifts as well as finding out about what you can do in the area.  Cwmcarn Forest has something to offer for all the family! 

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Cwmcarn Forest

Cwmcarn Forest Visitor Centre & Campsite,

Nantcarn Road, 

Cwmcarn, 

Caerphilly

  NP11 7FA

  01495 272001
  cwmcarn-vc@caerphilly.gov.uk
  your.caerphilly.gov.uk/cwmcarnforest

  Groups Welcome


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