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James Brunker | Cardiff Castle on a Sunny Winter Day

Cardiff Castle on a Sunny Winter Day

A view of Cardiff castle and oak trees in the surrounding Bute Park on a sunny winter's day. Cardiff has had a castle since at least Norman times and the 11th century motte and bailey keep still stands inside the more recent walls and buildings. The Bute family owned the castle and much of the surrounding area from the mid 18th to mid 20th centuries. Construction of the clock tower started in 1868, part of major enlargements in the Gothic Revival style commissioned by the 3rd Marquess of Bute.
James Brunker | Cardiff Castle And Winter Oak Tree

Cardiff Castle And Winter Oak Tree

A view of Cardiff castle and oak trees in the surrounding Bute Park on a sunny winter's day. Cardiff has had a castle since at least Norman times and the 11th century motte and bailey keep still stands inside the more recent walls and buildings. The Bute family owned the castle and much of the surrounding area from the mid 18th to mid 20th centuries. Construction of the clock tower started in 1868, part of major enlargements in the Gothic Revival style commissioned by the 3rd Marquess of Bute.
James Brunker | Welsh Dragon Silhouetted Against The Sunset

Welsh Dragon Silhouetted Against The Sunset

A silhouette of the Welsh dragon on top of a tower of Cardiff's City Hall building against a winter sunset. The oldest recorded use of the dragon (in Welsh: Y Ddraig Goch the red dragon is on the Welsh flag) to symbolise Wales dates to around AD 829. An image with a wider crop showing more sky and a smaller dragon is also available, please message if interested!
James Brunker | Millennium Stadium Reflected in River Taff Cardiff

Millennium Stadium Reflected in River Taff Cardiff

Cardiff's Millennium Stadium was built next to the River Taff on the site of the old national stadium to host the 1999 Rugby World Cup and is the Welsh national stadium. It hosts both the country's rugby and football matches as well as other events and has a seating capacity of 74,500. It was renamed the Principality Stadium in 2016 for sponsorship reasons. A black and white version of this image is also available, please message if interested!
James Brunker | Couple Enjoying The Millennium River Walk Cardiff

Couple Enjoying The Millennium River Walk Cardiff

Cardiff's Millennium Stadium (on the left of image) was built on the site of the old national stadium to host the 1999 Rugby World Cup and is the Welsh national stadium. It was renamed the Principality Stadium in 2016 for sponsorship reasons. The area around the old stadium was extensively re-developed at the same time, the Millennium River Walk between the stadium and the River Taff was one of the improvements. A black and white version of this image is also available, please message if interested!
James Brunker | Cardiff Castle Clock Tower Detail

Cardiff Castle Clock Tower Detail

A detail shot of the upper part of Cardiff castle's clock tower. Cardiff has had a castle since at least Norman times, the Bute family owned the castle and much of the surrounding area from the mid 18th to mid 20th centuries. Construction of the clock tower started in 1868, part of major enlargements in the Gothic Revival style commissioned by the 3rd Marquess of Bute.
James Brunker | Mars and Sun Statues on Cardiff Castle Clock Tower

Mars and Sun Statues on Cardiff Castle Clock Tower

A close up of the Mars and Sol / Sun statues on one side of Cardiff castle's clock tower. Cardiff has had a castle since at least Norman times and the 11th century motte and bailey keep still stands inside the more recent walls and buildings. The Bute family owned the castle and much of the surrounding area from the mid 18th to mid 20th centuries. Construction of the clock tower started in 1868, part of major enlargements in the Gothic Revival style commissioned by the 3rd Marquess of Bute.
James Brunker | Cardiff Castle Clock Tower Detail

Cardiff Castle Clock Tower Detail

A close up of the shields and Mars and Sol / Sun statues on one side of Cardiff castle's clock tower. Cardiff has had a castle since at least Norman times and the 11th century motte and bailey keep still stands inside the more recent walls and buildings. The Bute family owned the castle and much of the surrounding area from the mid 18th to mid 20th centuries. Construction of the clock tower started in 1868, part of major enlargements in the Gothic Revival style commissioned by the 3rd Marquess of Bute.
James Brunker | Aerial View Of Cardiff Castle

Aerial View Of Cardiff Castle

An aerial view of part of Cardiff castle, taken from the nearby Capital Tower high rise building in Greyfriars Street. Cardiff has had a castle since at least Norman times, this shot shows the 11th century motte and bailey keep inside the more recent walls and buildings. On the left is the Victorian Gothic revival mansion, built during major renovations by the Bute family who owned the castle and much of the surrounding area from the mid 18th to mid 20th centuries. The trees are in Bute Park on the western side of the castle.
James Brunker | View Over Millennium Stadium and Central Cardiff

View Over Millennium Stadium and Central Cardiff

An aerial / high angle view of Cardiff's Millennium Stadium and surrounding city centre in black and white, taken from the nearby Capital Tower high rise building in Greyfriars Street. The stadium was built on the site of the old national stadium to host the 1999 Rugby World Cup and is the Welsh national stadium. It hosts both the country's rugby and football matches as well as other events and has a seating capacity of 74,500. It was renamed the Principality Stadium in 2016 for sponsorship reasons. Part of the castle and Castle Street can be seen in the right foreground.
James Brunker | Aerial View of Cardiff City Hall

Aerial View of Cardiff City Hall

An aerial / high angle view of Cardiff's City Hall, taken from the nearby Capital Tower high rise building in Greyfriars Street. The building is an important early example of Edwardian Baroque architecture and and opened in 1906. Cardiff's local city government is based there. The clock tower is 59m /194 ft high.
James Brunker | Cardiff City Hall and Fountains

Cardiff City Hall and Fountains

A view of the impressive facade of Cardiff's City Hall and fountains in nearby Cathays Park. The building is an important early example of Edwardian Baroque architecture and and opened in 1906. Cardiff's local city government is based there. The clock tower is 59m /194 ft high.
James Brunker | Millennium Stadium Reflections Black and White

Millennium Stadium Reflections Black and White

Cardiff's Millennium Stadium was built next to the River Taff on the site of the old national stadium to host the 1999 Rugby World Cup and is the Welsh national stadium. It hosts both the country's rugby and football matches as well as other events and has a seating capacity of 74,500. It was renamed the Principality Stadium in 2016 for sponsorship reasons. A colour version of this image is also available, please message if interested!
James Brunker | Millennium River Walk Cardiff Black and White

Millennium River Walk Cardiff Black and White

Cardiff's Millennium Stadium (on the left) was built on the site of the old national stadium to host the 1999 Rugby World Cup and is the Welsh national stadium. It hosts both the country's rugby and football matches as well as other events, and was renamed the Principality Stadium in 2016 for sponsorship reasons. The area around the old stadium was extensively re-developed at the same time, the Millennium River Walk between the stadium and the River Taff was one of the improvements. A colour version of this image is also available, please message if interested!
James Brunker | Cardiff Castle And Winter Tree Silhouettes

Cardiff Castle And Winter Tree Silhouettes

A black and white shot of Cardiff castle and trees in the surrounding Bute Park on a winter's day. Cardiff has had a castle since at least Norman times and the 11th century motte and bailey keep still stands inside the more recent walls and buildings. The Bute family owned the castle and much of the surrounding area from the mid 18th to mid 20th centuries. Construction of the clock tower started in 1868, part of major enlargements in the Gothic Revival style commissioned by the 3rd Marquess of Bute.