Castle Coch, the fairytale castle which can be seen nestled amongst the beech woods of Fforest Fawr in Tongwynlais on the outskirts of Cardiff. When you catch a glimpse of its conical roofs through the trees, you are whisked away to a scene from a magical fairytale.
A19th century Gothic Castle also known as the Red Castle, due to it mainly being constructed out of red sandstone. The exquisite exterior of the castle is just the beginning, the impressive furnishings and eccentric artwork will leave you in awe as you explore the interior. If you look deep enough, you may see the remains of the 13th century fortress on which it was built.
If you wish to make a day out of your visit to Castle Coch, you could head into Cardiff the Capital of Wales and see what it has to offer. Whatever you are interested in you will find it here from; shops, restaurants, bars, theatre, cinema, museum, Cardiff Castle, Cardiff Bay and more, there is so much to explore….you might even need to think about an overnight stay in the Capital!