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A Victorian folly, looks like a fairy tale castle, actually a copy of a medieval hunting lodge - great for families. 3 miles away.
This fairytale castle is a popular wedding venue and tourist attraction. It still has its original features. The castle can be accessed by public transport or car within 20 minutes.
Fairytale castle. Lovely to look at inside too. Goo walks in the surrounding countryside of the castle
astell Coch is a 19th-century Gothic Revival castle built above the village of Tongwynlais in South Wales. The first castle on the site was built by the Normans after 1081, to protect the newly conquered town of Cardiff and control the route along the Taff Gorge.
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