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Insole Court Mansion

The Ground Floor of the house is now open to visitors. Reading Room, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Billiard Room and the Butler's Pantry are accessible to guests.

Please note that as these rooms can be hired, they may be unavailable to general visitors at certain times. Please check for dates of house closures and contact us in advance to avoid disappointment.

FREE ENTRY - Optional donations are gratefully received

Mansion Opening Hours

Every day 10am – 4pm

This House is a Stage

The experiential exhibition on the first floor of the house.

Daily 10.30am – 3.30pm

The audio show will take place every hour, on the half hour throughout the day.

Further information

Visitor Centre

Our Visitor Centre offers a behind the scenes look at Insole Court’s redevelopment as well as offering information on all the classes and activities now available at The Stable Yard.

Visitor Centre Opening Hours
Daily 10 – 4pm

The Potting Shed Café

Join us at The Potting Shed, a space that celebrates good, ethical and home-made food.

Café Opening Hours:

Term Time

Monday -Fri - 9am-4:30pm

Sat-Sunday 9:30am-4:30pm

School Holidays

Mon - Sun 9:30am-4:30pm


Our beautiful gardens have been open to all as a public garden since 1946. They are popular for dog walking, picnics or just admiring the flowers.

Access is free with pedestrian entrances off Vaughan Avenue and Insole Gardens in addition to the main entrance off Fairwater Road.

For security reasons, Cardiff Council will close the park every night to lock down the site and reopen the gates in the morning.

Gardens Opening Hours

Everyday (including weekends) 7.45 am - 9.45 pm

Car Parking

There is a free car park available, which includes three designated disabled parking bays.

Getting here

Directions, parking and transport information can be found here.


There are three designated disabled parking bays located within the car park and the site is largely flat with paved routes throughout. We have two wheelchairs onsite for the use of Visitors. If you have any questions about your visit, please get in touch.

Getting here

Directions, parking and transport information can be found here.

Upcoming House Closures

Insole Court is a working house and occasionally it is has to be closed to the public due to a wedding, filming or for essential maintenance. Please contact us to avoid disappointment when visiting.

You can find out when the planned house closures are here

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