Caerphilly (Welsh: Caerffili) is a town in Glamorgan, South Wales.

Caerphilly Castle


  Caerphilly Visitors Centre, The Twyn Square,  +44 29 2088-0011.

Get in

By car

Caerphilly is located just a few miles north of Cardiff, on the A469 road.

By train

Arriva Trains run services to Caerphilly from Penarth via Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Central stations.

By bus

Bus number 26 starts from Cardiff Bus Station and goes to Caerphilly. In fact you can cover Castell Coch on the way to Caerphilly, because the bus stops very close to Castell Coch (in the village of Tongwynlais, on its way from Cardiff to Caerphilly. A 'Network Dayrider' ticket (£7.00/adult) will give you access to all Cardiff buses plus all buses in South East Wales, including Bus 26, for the day. A one way ticket just for Caerphilly will cost less.

By bicycle

Leave Cardiff Castle in the direction of Pontypridd on the Taff trail and follow signs to Caerphilly, on National Cycle Network Route 4 and Celtic Trail East, after Tongwynlais






Caerphilly cheese

The hard, white Caerphilly Cheese, which was originally made in the surrounding countryside and sold at the market in the town. Production of the real farmhouse Caerphilly died out during World War II as milk production was diverted to the large cheddar factories, but the practise has been revived in recent times.


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