Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

CAERAU CASTLE


CAERAU CASTLE
Photo ©Paul R. Davis

The castle ringwork is on high ground within an Iron Age hill-fort and it stands next to the ruins of St Mary’s church. It covers an area of 160 by 110 feet, and it is protected by a ditch. Nothing of certainty is known of its history but it is thought to have belonged to the Bishops of Llandaff.


Aerial photo ©Paul R. Davis Aerial photo ©Paul R. Davis

 

Directions
Off the A48 at Caerau, 3 miles west of Cardiff
Heol-Yr-Odyn, Cardiff CF5 5NA

 



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