The Nation’s Capital

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Welcome To Cardiff, Capital Of Wales!

Cardiff is bustling with exciting events and attractions suitable for all ages and budgets. Immerse yourself in culture, grab some retail therapy or take time to unwind in any number of beautiful settings.

With so much to see and do, you might want to stay for a city break. Rest your head in an outstanding spa hotel or bunk up in a budget-friendly hostel – there’s lots of choice.

Other Adventures to Discover

Your options are endless but here are just a few ideas to add to your itinerary along with a visit to Lisvane & Llanishen Reservoirs. To plan your days out or city breaks, head to Visit Cardiff for more information.


Cardiff Bay

Thanks to Cardiff Barrage, Europe’s largest waterfront development, the once busy port is now a thriving centre of activity, culture and community engagement. The Bay Trail offers you 10k circular route of the entire bay, a great way to see everything on offer, with countless bars, cafes and restaurants to stop off at along your journey, plus the iconic Wales Millennium Centre of course!


St Fagans Museum

Described as ‘a walk around Wales’, the St Fagans National Museum Of History takes you on an historical journey of Welsh life. Explore the rich heritage and culture of Wales from Celtic times to the present day. Standing in the grounds of the magnificent St Fagans Castle, a late 16th-century manor house, the museum is one of Europe’s leading open–air museums and Wales’s most popular heritage attraction


Cardiff Castle

Wales is world-renowned for its fortifications. Step into Cardiff Castle and embark on a journey through two millennia of history. Uncover a captivating story stretching from the days of Roman rule to the Norman Conquest, and from the turbulent times of civil wars to a remarkable Victorian transformation. Keep an eye out for its programme of music and events too…


Flat Holm Island

Rich in wildlife and steeped in history, this unique environment off the coast of Cardiff has a tranquil atmosphere and spectacular views. A day visit by boat provides you with three to six hours on the island, where you can purchase a self-guided tour pack or go on a free guided tour on certain dates. Don’t forget to visit Wales most southerly pub The Gull & Leek!