Cardiff Castle launches film location tours

Cardiff Castle has added a new tour showcasing how the venue has been used in popular television shows.

BBC TV hit shows including Doctor Who, Sherlock, Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures have all used spaces within the castle and visitors will be able to see exactly where some of their favourite shows have been filmed.  

The tour will take in the black tower, the undercroft, the library, the keep, wartime shelters and some areas of the castle not open to the public. The tours will be led by castle guides.  

A council spokesperson said: " The appeal of TV shows such as Doctor Who and Sherlock is worldwide, and we know that many of the castle’s international visitors as well as more local visitors are fascinated by the way the programmes are made."  

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