Wales is known for many things: its singers, its rugby players and its green valleys, for a start. It’s also known for the sheer beauty of much of its landscape, and among the brightest of its jewels is Cardiff with its magnificent bay.
There are many attractions in Cardiff including the impressive Millennium Stadium venue for rugby, football and other international sports. If you time your visit right, you can catch a game or enjoy one of many spectacular concerts.
Cardiff’s main arts venue, the Millennium Centre, lies beside the bay, where its copper exterior contrasts beautifully with the treasured pier. Cardiff is also the location of a stunning castle with Roman origins, the very popular Doctor Who Experience and several museums and galleries.
With one of Wales’ top shopping centres, St David’s, there’s no shortage of places to buy the usual holiday souvenirs in Cardiff, as well as bargains from the best high-street stores and exciting designer outlets. With cafes and restaurants, as well as Welsh ice-cream emporium Cadwaladers, you can rest from the shopping and enjoy a delicious taste of Wales.
As there are so many things to do and see, it’s best to spend a weekend or more; with loads of information on activities and events available from VisitBritain, you can plan your entire itinerary without even leaving the house. There’s even a fun widget that will help you identify exactly what’s right for you. Once you start looking, you’ll hardly be able to wait until you visit Cardiff.
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