Welcome to Visit Caerphilly

The County Borough of Caerphilly, in the heart of Southern Wales.

2017: Wales' Year of Legends

This year the county borough of Caerphilly is taking part in Wales' 'Year of Legends', a celebration of the rich and distinctive history and culture that is waiting to be explored...

Discover the myths and legends that made us who we are...

Caerphilly Castle is a legend in its own right, built in the 13th Century and surrounded by myths and legends, this majestic Castle can tell a story or two! We've legends of the TV and big screen along with sporting heroes that have emerged from these South Wales Valleys and are celebrating our legendary Caerphilly Cheese which dates back to the 1800's and became very popular in the 1820's – 1860's.  The Welsh translation 'Caerffili' became a brand and was commercialised during the 1830's and was sold at Caerphilly Market.

We hope you find our website useful and that you'll come to love the borough as much as we do...in the words of Tommy Cooper "Just like that!"


With over three quarters of the county borough made up of countryside, you'll collect lots of fresh air fuelled miles...discover more here.

Caerphilly Visitor Guide 2017
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 Featured Events

Visit our events pages to find out what's on in the County Borough of Caerphilly. From craft and farmers' markets to festivals such as the annual Big Cheese Festival.

Caerphilly Food Festival

May 06th 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Butterfly Identification Event

May 31st 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Bedwas Rocks - 2017

Jun 09th - All Day

 Visitor Attractions and Country Parks

Enjoy the outdoors in one of the many country parks dotted throughout the county borough or discover the majestic Caerphilly Castle with its wall within walls defence and tower that out-leans Pisa. Step back in time to 1645 at Llancaiach Fawr Manor, just 15 minutes up the road from Caerphilly Castle.


Use our visitor accommodation search or location map to find the perfect place to stay in Caerphilly and the surrounding area. From quaint B&B's and luxurious hotels to cosy self catering cottages, all of a high standard.


Outdoor activities to suit all tastes and abilities, from quad biking to trekking and archery to mountain biking!

 Walking & Cycling

The stunning Caerphilly countryside is a walker and cyclists paradise with an abundance of routes that take you through woodlands and wetlands, which reveal secrets of the area’s rich and ancient past. Click through to the right -->> for lots of information to help with planning your trip.