New Homes in Caerphilly
Make the Move
Just eight miles north of Cardiff with a population exceeding 30,000, new homes in Caerphilly benefit from good transport links and plenty to see and do, right on their doorstep.
Caerphilly has good road links in and out of the town, with the A470 and A469 providing routes both north and south. The town also has three railway stations - Caerphilly, Aber and Energlyn and Churchill Park - each connected to the local Rhymney Line.
A trip from Caerphilly to Cardiff takes 20 minutes by car via the A470 or 20 minutes by train into Cardiff Central. Newport is 25 minutes by car via the A468 and Swansea is 50 minutes along the M4. The town is also close to Bristol, which is 55 minutes east along the M4 motorway.
For international travel, Cardiff Airport is 30 minutes away by car.
Places of interest
The 13th century Caerphilly Castle - the second largest castle in Britain - is in the centre of the town, and is surrounded by lakes and parkland. Other nearby historical attractions include Castell Coch - a Victorian Gothic Revival castle near Tongwynlais – and the 17th century manor, Llancaiach Fawr.
Caerphilly Mountain provides great walking opportunities close-by, along with Garth Hill and Glamorgan Canal Nature Reserve. The Taff Trail cycle route between Cardiff and Brecon passes close to the town at Tongwynlais and Taff’s Well. For off-road cycling, Cwmcarn Forest offers plenty of mountain biking routes.
For golfing enthusiasts, there are a number of courses to enjoy including Caerphilly Golf Club, Virginia Park Golf Club and Ridgeway Golf Club. The town’s rugby club, Caerphilly RFC, play in Division Three East of the Welsh National League
Young families will enjoy Cefn Mably Farm Park, while the Big Cheese festival attracts lots of visitors to the town each year. The event includes historical re-enactments, live music and folk dancing. Y Galeri is the town’s only art gallery, with regular exhibitions from local artists.
There are lots of opportunities for higher education near to Caerphilly. The University of South Wales has campuses in Treforest and Pontypridd nearby, while Cardiff University is one of the UK’s top-rated institutions. Cardiff Metropolitan University - formerly the University of Wales in Cardiff - is also within easy commuting distance.