WHY NOT VISIT...
Leave the castle for plusher surrounds – or go underground
BIG PIT NATIONAL COAL MUSEUM
A working mine for more than 100 years, Big Pit tells of Wales’s industrial heritage. Visitors can tour the mine shaft underground. https://museum.wales/bigpit
This beautiful 17th-century manor was once home to the influential Morgan family, later Lords Tredegar. www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ tredegar-house
LLANCAIACH FAWR MANOR
Once a Tudor manor that hosted kings, this is now a living history museum and is supposedly haunted. https://your.caerphilly.gov.uk/ llancaiachfawr