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Things To Do In Cardiff


If you are looking for Things To Do In Cardiff, Free Things To Do In Cardiff or Things To Do In Cardiff Today, then please see these 50 Things To Do In Cardiff as according to Google.  I have done 31 of the 50 trips and would recommend them all to people visiting Cardiff, especially 1 and 2.  I have enjoyed (1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,19,20,24,25,26,27,29,30,31,33,42,43,44,45,50.).

  1. Visit Cardiff Castle

    Gothic castle with extravagant interior

    Victorian Gothic fantasy built on the remains of Norman and Roman ruins, with a colourful interior.

  2. Visit Cardiff Bay

    Notable hub with marina, bars & eateries

    Celebrated urban area featuring a marina, shops & eateries, plus historic buildings & guided tours.

  3. Visit Principality Stadium

    World-class sports arena & concert venue

    Riverside home of Welsh rugby union, plus football, speedway and concerts, with daily tours.

  4. Visit Wales Millennium Centre

    Contemporary music & cultural complex

    Major modern culture venue staging theatre, opera, ballet and music shows, with bars and dining.

  5. Visit St Fagans National Museum of History

    Traditional buildings & crafts

    Open-air history of Welsh life with ancient buildings re-erected and traditional crafters at work.

  6. Caerphilly Castle



    Medieval castle with impressive defences

    Moated, 13th-century fortress with imposing gatehouse, fortified dam and a tower bombed by Cromwell.

  7. Visit the National Museum Cardiff

    Art & Welsh history in a grand setting

    Archaeological artefacts, art and natural history, plus visiting exhibitions in a grand setting.

  8. Visit Castell Coch

    Stately 1800s castle with audio tours

    Audio tours of a grand 19th-century castle built in the gothic-revival style & surrounded by woods.

  9. Visit Bute Park

    Park and garden

    Bute Park is a major park in the city of Cardiff, capital of Wales. It comprises 130 acres of landscaped gardens and parkland that once formed the grounds of Cardiff Castle.

  10. Visit Barry Island

    Beach and seaside resort

    Barry Island is a district, peninsula and seaside resort, forming part of the town of Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales. It is named after the 6th century Saint Baruc.

  11. Visit Mermaid Quay


    Mermaid Quay is a Compound building located in Cardiff, United Kingdom.

  12. Visit Pierhead Building

    Notable venue for local history & events

    Landmark, red-brick building featuring exhibits on local history & culture, plus regular events.

  13. Visit Barry Island Pleasure Park

    Waltzers, dodgems & family rides

    Beach-side amusement park with traditional waltzers, dodgems and family fairground rides.

  14. Visit Roath Park

    Park and lake

  15. Visit the Senedd in Cardiff Bay

    Striking, modern government building

    Modern Welsh National Assembly building with transparent walls & an undulating wood roof.

  16. Visit Techniquest in Cardiff Bay

    Hands-on science & discovery centre

    Family-friendly attraction that aims to teach people about science and motivate them to learn more.

  17. Visit Parc Bute Park

    Riverside gardens with rare trees

    A rambling riverside beauty spot with an arboretum, Victorian gardens, friary ruins and a cafe.

  18. Visit Flat Holm

    Lighthouse and gulls

    Flat Holm is a limestone island lying in the Bristol Channel approximately 6 km from Lavernock Point in the Vale of Glamorgan. It includes the most southerly point of Wales.

  19. Visit City Hall, Cardiff

    Seat of local government

    City Hall is a civic building in Cathays Park, Cardiff, Wales, UK. It serves as Cardiff’s centre of local government. It was built as part of the Cathays Park civic centre development.

  20. Visit Cardiff Market

    Iconic Victorian mall with many vendors

    Opened in 1891, this Victorian shopping mall on 2 levels houses an array of merchants & food stalls.

  21. Visit Llandaff Cathedral

    A 13th-century facade & Rossetti artwork

    Medieval place of worship with a 10th-century Celtic cross and a triptych painted by D.G. Rossetti.

  22. Visit Dyffryn Gardens

    Restored Edwardian design & arboretum

    Gardens designed in 1906 as a series of outdoor rooms set among lawns, an arboretum and wild garden.

  23. Visit the Cardiff Story Museum

    Interactive history of the city

    City history given a modern makeover with interactive exhibits in a grand Old Library building.

  24. Visit Cosmeston Lakes Country Park

    Woods, lakes & replica medieval village

    Vast landscaped nature reserve with habitats including wetland and a reconstructed medieval village.

  25. Visit Cardiff City Stadium

    Home of Cardiff City Football Club

    Modern home of professional football club Cardiff City, hosting matches July-May, plus other events.

  26. Visit Roath Park

    Huge park with lake & botanic garden

    Massive Victorian park with lake, botanic garden, adventure playground, cafe and sports facilities.

  27. Visit Sophia Gardens


    Sophia Gardens is a large public park in Riverside, Cardiff, Wales, on the west bank of the River Taff. International test cricket matches and county cricket matches are held in the SSE SWALEC Stadium.

  28. Visit Whitmore Bay


  29. Visit Roald Dahl Plass

    Public plaza named for local author

    Oval-shaped plaza named for Cardiff-born author Roald Dahl, now hosting fairs, festivals & music.

  30. Visit Victoria Park

  31. Visit Porthkerry Park


    Porthkerry Park is a large, public country park on the coast between Barry and Porthkerry in the Vale of Glamorgan in south Wales. It has fields, extensive woodland and nature trails & cliff-top.

  32. Visit Ruperra Castle

    Ruins of a 17th-century manor house

    Ruins of a mock-castle manor house originally built in 1626 by Sir Thomas Morgan.

  33. Visit Cardiff Bay Wetlands Reserve

    Nature and wildlife

    Cardiff Bay Wetlands Reserve is located in Cardiff Bay in the city of Cardiff. It covers an area of approximately 8 hectares. The area was officially opened as a wildlife reserve on 25 July 2002

  34. Visit Garth Hill

    Garth Hill is a mountain located near the village of Pentyrch in Cardiff. The Garth can be seen from nearly the whole of the city of Cardiff, and on a sunny, clear day as far as Weston-super-Ely.

  35. Visit St Lythans burial chamber

    The St Lythans burial chamber is a single stone megalithic dolmen, built around 6,000 BP as part of a chambered long barrow, during the mid Neolithic period, in what is now known as the Vale of Glamorgan.

  36. Visit St John the Baptist Church, Cardiff

    Notable chapel with 12th-century origins

    First built in the 12th century, this church features a classic tower with battlements & 10 bells.

  37. Visit Howardian Local Nature Reserve

    Nature reserve & wildlife, park.

  38. Visit Martin Tinney Gallery

    Art museum, painting, and art.

  39. Visit Escape Reality Cardiff

  40. Visit Fforest Fawr

  41. Visit Forest Farm Country Park

  42. Visit Heath Park


  43. Visit Llandaff Fields


    Garden and park

    Llandaff Fields is a large parkland spanning parts of central and northern Cardiff, Wales. The park is owned by Cardiff Council and managed by its Parks department. The parkland is highly visible.

  44. Visit Oakwood Theme Park

    Roller coasters, rides & Neverland zone

    Family-friendly attraction with kids’ rides, mini-golf, a Neverland area plus roller coasters.

  45. Visit Castle Arcade

  46. Visit Mambo Play Centre Cardiff

  47. Visit Welsh National War Memorial

    War memorial

    The Welsh National War Memorial is situated in Alexandra Gardens, Cathays Park, Cardiff. The memorial was designed by Sir Ninian Comper and unveiled on 12 June 1928 by the Prince of Wales.

  48. Visit Alexandra Gardens

    Garden and park.

  49. Visit Thompson’s Park


    Thompson’s Park is a park in Cardiff, Wales, located in the Canton area. It is one of the city’s oldest parks, featuring areas of woodland mixed with open grassed areas and ornamental planting.

    50. Visit Cefn Onn Park


I hope you enjoy these recommendations of Things To Do In Cardiff and feel free to share feedback about any of your trips and how you got on.

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