Cardiff is rapidly becoming one of the UK’s most popular tourist destinations. It’s easy to see why – the city features a huge range of attractions and excellent cultural and leisure venues. Cardiff is also very compact, making it easy to get around on foot. An historic castle is just one of the stunning landmarks within the city and there are acres of beautiful parkland to explore.
What to see and do
waterfront boasts fine dining, trendy bars and striking scenery. The range of exciting activities and entertainment venues on offer ensures that whatever your interests, from watersports to shopping, museums to crafts, you’ll find something for you.Cardiff International White Water in the International Sports Village is the first on demand white water facility in the UK! With its variable river flow adventurers at all levels can enjoy the thrill of the white water.
has been around for nearly 2000 years! Each beautiful room has its own unique theme, including Mediterranean gardens and Italian and Arabian decoration. Take a guided tour round the castle, stroll through the picturesque grounds, climb to the top of the 12th Century Norman Keep for spectacular views of the city or simply relax in the cafe.
Wales Millennium Centre
is an amazing piece of architecture offering offering theatre, opera, ballet, musicals, art exhibitions and regular free performances. It also hosts a range of restaurants, bars and cafes.
Cardiff’s shopping district
is full of designer brands, high street chains and dozens of independent shops and boutiques, justifying Cardiff’s reputation as one of the UK’s top shopping destinations. The historic arcades around the city offer unique shopping and St David’s – Dewi Sant is home to hundreds of big names and unique to Cardiff stores.
Cardiff has a growing reputation for fine dining, with visitors being spoilt for choice. As well as local Welsh flavours, Cardiff has some of Wales’ and the UK’s best international restaurants.Going out in Cardiff has never been better, which a huge choice of pubs and bars, there’s something for everyone. Cosy traditional pubs, funky bars and great nightclubs give Cardiff a social scene that is world- renowned. Hang-out waterside in Cardiff Bay or sip a cocktail on Mill Lane and people-watch.
For more inspiring ideas on what to do in Cardiff, head over to www.visitcardiff.com