BBC Proms in the Park 2011

Local Attractions

Spanning thousands of years, the history of Caerphilly county borough can be seen from every corner of the region. You will probably have heard of Caerphilly Castle, one of the great Medieval Castles of Western Europe and Caerphilly's famous Cheese but there are many other attractions for you to visit. So if you are staying for an hour, a day, a week or more there are places for you to see and activities for you do.

Show your Proms in the Park tickets at the Caerphilly Castle visitor centre and you'll get 10% discount off the entry fee.

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Blackwood Miners institute building

Blackwood Miners Institute

BMI presents a variety of arts and entertainment events including well-known household names from the world of music and light entertainment.

Person walking in the countryside


If you’re looking for a place for a picnic or somewhere to kick a ball, dappled woods to wander through, or riverbanks to ramble down, then look no further than one of the five country parks in the county borough.

Cwmcarn Forest Visitor Centre

Cwmcarn Forest

If you want an adrenalin packed day or a gentle stroll with the family, Cwmcarn Forest offers a varied mix of activities to suit everyone.

Llancaiach Fawr Manor and the King's visit

Llancaiach Fawr Manor

Visit Llancaiach Fawr Manor and see and hear how ordinary people lived, the effects of war and the superstitions and folklore which were such an important part of life in 1645.

Cyclists sitting in a wodden cabin

Loops and Links

Opening up the spectacular countryside and tourist attractions that lie along the path of the National Cycle Network.

Band playing in a park


There’s something there for everyone including children’s playgrounds, sports pitches, bowling greens and multi-use games areas. If your interest is in less energetic pursuits the park is the perfect place for a relaxing stroll or a picnic with the family.

Winding House permanent exhibition

The Winding House

The Winding House is the museum for Caerphilly County Borough. Inside this striking building you can unearth the hidden history of Caerphilly County Borough.