Cardiff Half Marathon


From exploring the history of Cardiff Castle to wet and wild water sports in Cardiff Bay, the Welsh capital has plenty in store for those visiting on race weekend.

Check out our top 10 things to do:

  • Tour the historic Cardiff Castle
  • Go rafting or paddleboarding at Cardiff International White Water
  • Explore our Victorian and Edwardian shopping arcades
  • Visit the fairy-tale Castell Coch
  • Learn more about Wales at one of our fantastic free museums – National Museum Cardiff or St Fagans National Museum of History
  • Book a Principality Stadium Tour – the home of Welsh rugby
  • Take a Boat Trip to Flat Holm Island
  • Rent a NextBike and cycle around Cardiff Bay and the barrage
  • Eat in one of seven Michelin Guide restaurants
  • Get a taste of Welsh produce at the Victorian Cardiff Market


Wales is a nation celebrated for its natural beauty, culture, language and people. If you’re thinking of making your Wizz Air Cardiff Half Marathon an extended weekend or week in Wales, check out our suggestions for things to do.

  • Go hiking or stargazing in the Brecon Beacons
  • Climb Yr Wyddfa (the highest peak in Southern Britain)
  • Experience the world’s fastest zip line in Bethesda
  • Explore one of 427 historic Castles
  • Go coasteering in Pembrokeshire
  • Play golf on world-class coastal links courses
  • Play golf on a World-class coastal golf courses
  • Walk the Wales Coast Path
  • Surfing on the Gower Peninsula