Meanwhile in Cardiff: 6 Fairytale Buildings Around Cardiff

Fairytale Castles in Cardiff

There are so many beautiful escapes just a stone’s throw away from Meanwhile House Cardiff. From Castles to Mansions to Gardens, we are spoiled for choice. Here are six fairytale buildings around Cardiff.

1) Fonmon Castle

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Fonmon castle is often used as a wedding venue, but you can also visit during the week. Visiting the gardens is free of charge, or you can book a castle tour in advance. Find out the visiting times here.


2) The Mansion House

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The Mansion House is a grade II listed building on Richmond Road. It’s a popular choice for weddings and events, but you can also visit for an afternoon tea and house tour. Find out more here.


3) Dyffryn Gardens

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At Dyffryn Gardens you’ll find over 55 acres of Edwardian gardens, overlooked by an impressive mansion. If you’re a National Trust member you’ll be able to visit for free, otherwise its less than £10 per adult.


4) Castell Coch


If you’re heading to Cardiff via the M4, you might be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of Castell Coch from the road. The Victorian castle is well worth a visit, and makes for a great family day out.


5) Cardiff Castle

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It’s likely you will have walked past Cardiff Castle at some point – you’ll find it in the City Center. There is a lot to do, so allow yourself plenty of time. Find out more on their website.


6) City Hall

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City Hall is another spot in the city center that’s worth visiting. You’ll find beautiful landscaped gardens and impressive architecture. Visit the City Hall website for more information.


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