Caerphilly Wards

With a distinctive mix of old and new, the historic town of Caerphilly has a strong mining heritage and manufacturing presence, combined with interesting tourist attractions.

This has led to a growing local economy with an increasing number of businesses locating to the area.

Caerphilly is located approximately 9 miles from Cardiff and has a geographic area of 278 km² and a population of around 179,000.

The magnificent medieval castle of Caerphilly is the centrepiece of the town, with its formidable towers and moat. Built in the 13th century, it is the main attraction of this area and draws visitors from far and wide to cross the fantastic drawbridge and see the incredible leaning tower, still standing despite all the odds.