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Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour

Cardiff Castle Grounds | Castle Street, Cardiff CF10 3RB, Wales
+44 7538 878609
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The Ghost Tour

The Castle has so much history. It is a collection of very inspirational buildings from The Norman... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Matoluk
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Car'diff Castle Dark Tour

Having previously done the Llandaff Ghost Walk - which was excellen, and as our boys were now old... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Gareth M
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Cardiff
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Two types of ghost tour: the 130 minute Premium Tour (which includes entry to the clock tower where the Marquess of Bute held paranormal experiments) or the 90 minute "Dark Castle" tour. On both tours you explore Cardiff Castle after dark by torchlight, and hear the tales of its many ghosts, told at the spots where they have been seen, heard and felt over many generations: a mysterious phantom maiden; an invisible playful spirit; sounds of footsteps and other noises; a shadowy male figure stalking the library.
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Cardiff Castle Grounds | Castle Street, Cardiff CF10 3RB, Wales
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Castle has so much history. It is a collection of very inspirational buildings from The Norman to Victorian periods. We show friends around when they visit Wales. We enjoyed an evening of spooky and historic tales coupled with a tour around some of Cardiff...More

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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for such a positive review. I am really glad to read that you all enjoyed your ghostly journey through Cardiff Castle and I hope we can welcome you all again on another of our tours in future. Best wishes, James Cowan

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Reviewed May 28, 2018

Having previously done the Llandaff Ghost Walk - which was excellen, and as our boys were now old enough (15 & 13yrs) we took them on the Cardiff Castle Dark Tour. We all had such a fantastic evening, we booked the St Fagans straight after!...More

Thank Gareth M
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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Dear Gareth, it's so great to read feedback like this, and to see that you all seem to have been captivated by the venue, its atmosphere and its stories. Many thanks for posting your feedback. I look forward to welcoming you on the other walks...More

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Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoy it, our guides excellent, terrifiant stories and an amazing place !!! Prepare your torch!!!

Thank Marina L
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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Dear Marina. Thank you so much for your review. I am glad that you had such a good time! Best wishes, James Cowan

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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Excellent experience .. Highly recommended.. They Run a Professional Outing and I dare anybody to not enjoy themselves..💯 Get to know the Spooky Past of This Great CitY!! 👍More

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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Thank you Terry for such a positive endorsement of our tour. We do our very best to make sure everyone has the best experience possible on the tour, and feels safe and looked after at all times, and I am really glad that you felt...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend decided to give the Cardiff castle ghost walk a try and what a fantastic experience! Cardiff castle is an excellent location. Never visited before as I didn't realise what a interesting interior it has as well as such a rich history....More

Thank Wilhelm S
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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Dear Wilhelm I am delighted to read that you tried your first ghost tour with us and had such an enjoyable experience. It sounds like we got the balance exactly right for you both, in terms of balancing enjoyment with being sufficiently chilled by the...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2018

We came here on the 24th March for a tour led by James and our group of 7 was still talking about our tour the next day! Just the treat of having a ghost tour INSIDE the Castle was great as ones I have done...More

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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. I am delighted that it had such an impact on you. It was a pleasure to meet you all and your enthusiasm and spirit really helped the tour along that evening. I hope we can welcome you on...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

I've been on a few of the companies ghost walks ( St Fagans Castle and St Fagans Museum), so my partner and I decided to try the Cardiff Castle ghost walk. I have to say it was amazing, the rooms were amazing especially the Victorian...More

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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2018

Dear Lizzie, I was so glad to read that you enjoyed the ghost tour and that you have enjoyed all the tours you have done with us. I have to be honest and say that I was a bit taken aback to read of your...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2018

Had an amazing night at Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour. Tour guide was brilliant and had a few unexplained happenings on the night.

Thank Deborah D
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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018

Dear Deborah, I am so glad to read that you had such an enjoyable night, and thank you very much for posting this feedback. If you are back in Cardiff in future I hope we can welcome you on another one of our tours!

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

A scary but very interesting experience, especially the way the tour guide told the stories in the dark kept you focused the whole time and made you feel like something was about to happen at any moment. I personally don't believe in ghosts so much,...More

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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2018

Dear Alexandra, I am really pleased that you found the atmosphere and story telling on the tour so captivating. I am especially pleased that your skepticism about things ghostly was even put to the test during the tour! The immersive atmosphere and "is-there isn't there"...More

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Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

I was worried I wouldn’t be able to stay awake for the special midnight ghost tour, especially after a hard week at work! But after a power nap we were ready to experience the gorgeous castle at night time. Our tour guide John and steward...More

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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2018

Dear Laura thank you for some amazing feedback. It is great to read that you seem to have found the whole experience so thrilling. We genuinely do our best to help our guests share our love of what we do and become immersed in the...More

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Hi there, booking is online via the website for the tour. If you go to the website link to the Cardiff Castle Ghost Tour given on Tripadvisor review page for the tour you will be able to find out more information including... More
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