Pictures of Castles

A guide in pictures to medieval castles in England, Wales, Ireland and Europe

Pictures of Cardiff Castle in summer

Cardiff Castle keep was built by the Normans on the remains of a Roman fort. The castle was extended several times in Medieval times. Various noble families lived in the castle until it was acquired by marriage by Lord Bute in 1766.

Cardiff Castle Norman Keep and Castle Gate House



Towers restored by Lord Bute


Cardiff Castle at night

Cardiff castle is normally closed in the evening, but occasionally they have performances on summer evenings.