Cardigan Castle, enjoy the splendour of our Georgian mansion where you can unlock the story, the people who lived here and how it became the birthplace of Wales’ biggest cultural festival, the Eisteddfod Explore the medieval walls and Castle remains, marvel at our glorious Regency grounds, beautifully kept gardens and admire river views from the terrace of our restaurant.
Cardigan Castle plays host to a range of permanent and temporary exhibitions, focusing on its history – and that of the surrounding area. From the Cardigan Castle Story, to the story of the unique life of the last private owner of the castle Barbara Wood, to the Eisteddfod Exhibition (in celebration of Cardigan’s claim as the birthplace of the Eisteddfod), there’s a fantastic range of things to see. You’re sure to find something that will captivate and fire your imagination. Take a stroll back in time along the winding pathways of our stunning Regency style gardens. Bursting with colourful blooms and rare plant species, they are just waiting to be admired. From a vegetable garden, to our towering trees, colourful flower beds and hidden nature trail for children, there is plenty to savour. Set in two acres of grounds overlooking the River Teifi, the Grade II listed gardens are home to more than 130 types of plants.
High-end meets heritage at Cardigan Castle, first class luxury accommodation, with B&B and self-catering apartments. Stay in our contemporary, river-view 4* B&B rooms and enjoy a locally-sourced, traditional Welsh breakfast at our on-site restaurant, 1176. Or bring your friends and family along for a stay in our 5* beautiful apartments, located in the Georgian east wing of the Castle Green House. On your doorstep, you’ll find two acres of glorious grounds and panoramic river views. Step outside of the historic walls and you’ll be in the heart of the quaint market town of Cardigan – the perfect base to explore Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. The Preseli hills and award-winning Welsh coastline is a stone’s throw away.