From Roman fort, Norman Keep, family home and home of the national college of music and drama. All are of which Cardiff Castle has been before becoming a top visitor attraction. Enjoy from afar or take a tour around the Castles outstanding rooms and gardens.
A multipurpose venue, perhaps most famous for hosting sporting events from the world of Rugby and Football. The stadium has the UK’s first fully retractable roof, sheltering its visitors or making the most of the sunshine! Take one of the stadiums tours like the rugby legend tour.
Europe’s largest waterfront development. The nineties saw a complete re-development for this area, take a boat tour from the Mermaid Quay or even a water taxi! Host to whole range of attractions and leisure facilities.
The famous arts centre can be found in Cardiff Bay. Comprised of one large theatre alongside two smaller halls filled with shops, restaurants and bars. With eight resident arts organisations you’ll never be short of something to do, eat, drink or see!
Doctor Who Experience
Cardiff is home to Doctor Who and the studios in which it is filmed. More recently the Doctor Who Experience has been developed. Enjoy a live action experience in the interactive hall, before seeing the world’s largest collection of Dr Who memorabilia. For diehard fans as well as sceptics, you’re bound to have fun!
When you thought there was nothing more to cram into the bay itself, there’s the International Sports Village. Housing an Olympic standard swimming pool, an ice rink, white water canoeing and kayaking centre. Try your hand or just take a visit, it's sure to be an enjoyable visit either way!
Cardiff; city of arcades. With six historic shopping arcades in total; High Street, Duke Street, Castle, Royal, Wyndham and Morgan. Across the Castle and Morgan quarters of the city, the arcades boast vintage and craft shops as well as boutiques, cafes and deli’s.
A more modern shopping environment comes in the form of Cardiff’s newest shopping centre Dewi Sant or St David’s. A contemporary glass roofed arcade, with well-known names and high street brands spread over two floors.
Nestled in Cardiff Bay, is a cluster of shops, restaurants and bars. Perfect for some scenic retail therapy. Mermaid Quays cosmopolitan atmosphere really emerges on those sunny days. Take a short walk to ‘Craft in the Bay’, where the makers guild of Cardiff show off their wares.
The busiest when it comes to Cardiff nightlife, the real heart of the party. Find the famous St Mary Street and Mill Lane, areas popular for outdoor drinking. The old brewery quarter is also found here. There’s also no shortage of take aways for the early hour munchies!
Based in the historic part of Cardiff, the Castle Quarter boasts a classy atmosphere. Womanby Street hosts many trendy bars and clubs. You can also find trusty Revolution here. Grab a cocktail or real ale and get into the alternative party spirit!
Enjoy a whole array of pubs, bars and clubs within Cardiff Bay. With no shortage of restaurants for pre-night out eating. Make the most of the stunning views, especially when all lit up in the dark hours. In the daytime, sit quay side whilst lazily sipping cider.