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.

For information on events, attractions, activities, parks and shopping centres in the area, please follow the links below.

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.


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

Cwmcarn Forest is the perfect base for walking, cycling, events, wildlife, fishing, exploring or mountain biking on one of the dedicated downhill or cross-country trails set against the backdrop of rolling hills and green mountains in one of the country's largest urban forests.

Combined with a four star campsite along the banks of the Nantcarn stream, the Cwmcarn Forest is the perfect location for pleasure, leisure and holiday trips.

Llancaiach Fawr Manor

Built in the early sixteenth century, Llancaiach Fawr Manor is one of the finest examples of a semi-fortified manor house in Wales today.

The Manor is open to the public and visitors are invited to step back in time and sample the sights, sounds and smells of 1645.

Loops and Links

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


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 with the family.

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. 

The Winding House is the perfect place for visitors to explore the past, learn new skills and meet new people.