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Tel code: 01446 | code search
Postcode: CF83 | code search
Population: 30000
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Birthplace of:
Tommy Cooper
Paul Whitehouse

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Food Legends:
Caerphilly Cheese
Folk Customs:
Mari Lwyd
Welsh Love Spoons

Caerphilly Events

Welsh Heartlands Vintage Festival

The Big Cheese Festival

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Blackwood Market
"Been enjoy market over yrs..disappointed fave clothes stall was gone Also left abergavenny

Date visited: 17 aug 2016 ..." More

Blackwood Market
"Blackwood market is famous for leather jackets. Hooray!

Date visited: 1/5/1981 ..." More

Raj Of India
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Date visited: The raj of india ..." More

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Caerphilly is a small Welsh town (expanding all the time) situated a few miles North of the Welsh capital Cardiff. At the present time the population is approximately 30,000. The town is well known for two things, firstly the castle and also Caerphilly cheese (which isn't made anywhere in Caerphilly these days, but can be found in local supermarkets).

The town of Caerphilly didn't really start to grow until the start of the 19th century, even though the castle was built in 1271, the surrounding town remained very small ( the population in 1795 was 200). Later in the century though Caerphilly occupied a prime transportation position with it being in a prime location between the industrial areas of Merthyr and the port of Cardiff (road and later rail went through Caerphilly), the town began to grow as a temporary store for goods and also as an import and export centre. At this time the town had a market which sold food, woolen products, horses, cattle, grain and of course sheep.

The population has continued to grow throughout this century. The heavy industry in the area has long gone but Caerphilly still has a number of industrial estates which are occupied by various companies.

Each year the town of Caerphilly comes alive for the fantastic Big Cheese weekend. There is mch do do and see when the festivalis on. Attractions include: Funfair, Market / Craft Stalls, Exhibitions, Live music, Demonstrations, Historical re-enactments and more! Best of all - it's free to enter the Big Cheese area and parking is pretty good because of a park and ride service from Pontygwindy Rd.


Caerphilly Castle
Dragonfly Cruises
Llancaiach Fawr Manor


Premier Inn Caerphilly Corbetts Lane *book online*
Premier Inn Caerphilly Crossways *book online*
Travelodge Caerphilly *book online*


Dance - South Wales Modern Jive
Yoga -


Dental Practice
Dental Surgery
G K Ford Dentist


Ty Bryn Surgery

Estate Agent

Castle Estates
Fussells Estate Agents
Halifax Property Services
Mortgage Moves
Peter Alan Ltd

Golf Club

Mountain Lakes & Castell Heights

Virginia Park Golf Club

Health and Fitness Club

Quest Fitness


Blackwood Market

Pub and Bar

Angel Inn
Bowls Inn
King's Arms
The Court House


Bella Capri
Castle Gate
Raj Of India


Bedwas High School
Bedwas Junior School
Emmanuel Christian School
Wyclif Independent Christian School


Costley & Partners


Caerphilly Cabs Coddy Cabs
Cars Castell

Sports Clubs

Caerphilly LTC (Tennis)
Dragon Downhill (Cycling)



Gwent Appliance Service
J J B Sports


Rockwood Riding Centre(Riding)

Places to Stay near Caerphilly

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Premier Inn Caerphilly Crossways (0.51 miles)

Premier Inn Caerphilly Crossways
Ideally situated for both business and leisure guests. For business this hotel is near to Crossways business park. Local attractions include historic Caerphilly castle, St. Fagans and Castell Coch. For shops and local amenities Caerphilly ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Caerphilly Corbetts Lane (0.69 miles)

Premier Inn Caerphilly Corbetts Lane
Ideally located within easy reach of the M4. Local attractions include historic Caerphilly castle, a cinema and Bowlplex. Conveniently located for Caerphilly train station. Our Caerphilly (Corbetts Lane) Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly comfy ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Caerphilly (1.16 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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New House Country Hotel (2.84 miles)

New House Country Hotel

This 3 star Country House style hotel situated on the fringes of Cardiff, close to the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan. This Cardiff hotel boasts one of the best views in the area. The open fires, ... More | visit website

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Legacy Cardiff International (3.89 miles)

Legacy Cardiff International

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Close to the university, Legacy Cardiff International offers excellent value accommodation and free Wi-Fi. Cardiff city centre is just a 15-minute drive away. Each room at Cardiff International features satellite TV and ... More

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The Hollybush with Rooms (4.04 miles)

The Hollybush with Rooms

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The Hollybush is situated 3 miles from junction 28 of the M4 motorway, we are close to cardiff, newport and caerphilly. Book one of our rooms that is situated in ... More

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De Vere Village Cardiff (4.23 miles)

De Vere Village Cardiff
Whether your stay is for business or for leisure welcome to more than just a hotel, welcome to VILLAGE Cardiff. Comfortable bedrooms, state of the art Health and Fitness Club, fantastic restaurant, great pub, welcoming ... More | visit website
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Halfway House (4.38 miles)

Halfway House
A traditional style pub and restaurant with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, offering a wide selection of home cooked food and grills and great service with a smile. Our rooms are modern and recently refurbished ... More | visit website

Innkeepers Lodge (4.60 miles)

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Ibis Cardiff Gate (4.63 miles)

Ibis Cardiff Gate

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The Ibis Cardiff Gate hotel is located in the central business district, only 15 minutes from the city centre and is easily accessible from the M4 motorway via Junction 30. ... More

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