Fonmon Castle

Those looking for a fun family day out will love the mix of attractions at this attraction in South Wales.

Whether it’s visiting the last residential castle in Wales, going on a dinosaur hunt, exploring the gardens, going down into the woods or following the Story Trail, you’ll find that the Tramper helps you to enjoy the best of this attraction together with your family.

Located just outside of the popular resort of Barry in South Wales, Fonmon Castle is fast becoming a family favourite with reviews particularly praising the staff, including actors who bring parts of the attraction to life. As well as its regular attractions it is also focussing on providing a range of special events whether it is a Viking Festival, Car Rally or pre Christmas celebration.

Attractions include:

  • 18th Century Grade II Listed Gardens
  • 12th Century Castle
  • Story Trail
  • Medieval Village
  • Dinosaur Trail
  • Woodland Walk
  • Food and drink options including local/ estate produce

Tramper Hire at Fonmon Castle

The Tramper allows you to be able to access a large proportion of the location so you will be able to enjoy exploring with your friends and family. The site staff will provide introductory training if you haven’t used a Tramper before and the chance to ‘find your feet’ before you set out. You’ll be provided with a map showing where the Tramper can and cannot go, and additional tips for staying safe and enjoying your hire.

As there is just one Tramper available to hire, advance booking is strongly recommend to avoid disappointment – particularly at busy times of the year.


A hire fee of £5 for half day is charged to help cover the costs of Tramper maintenance etc

Contact details

Address Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, CF62 3ZN


Key information

1 Tramper Available


Information Centre

Accessible Parking

Accessible Toilet(s)

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