Visit Caerphilly

The county borough of Caerphilly is located in the heart of Southern Wales, just 7 miles north of Wales’ capital city Cardiff. With its distinct history and heritage and abundance of countryside it is the perfect location for a short break. Visitors can enjoy superb walking trails, cycling routes and country parks along with heritage attractions and historical sites. The most famous of which Caerphilly Castle, dominates the town over an impressive 30 acre site making it the second largest Castle in Britain after Windsor.

This year Caerphilly Visitor Guide has undergone some changes to give it a more contemporary and fresh look. There is more emphasis on the fabulous countryside and heritage that we have in the county borough with some stunning photographs that really showcase just what visitors can expect to see when they visit. The guide also features some quirky facts and highlights the humour and culture of the valleys. They also have great food and drink with local producers showcasing locally pressed cider and homemade ice-cream!

Accommodation is varied with something to suit all pockets, from campsites to luxury hotels with cosy B&B’s and charming cottages dotted around the county borough. With such close proximity to Cardiff, the county borough of Caerphilly is an ideal base with the nightlife and shopping of Cardiff just a 15 minute train ride away from Caerphilly town.