Cardiff

The Land of Song

Wales capital city, Cardiff is home to five castles within its borders, as well as the most parkland per head of population in Britain. The city also boasts a cosmopolitan city centre, with a host of historic attractions, complemented by great shopping, late-night pubs, bars, clubs and restaurants.

As the youngest and fastest growing capital city in Europe, there are a few places as vibrant and lively as Cardiff. Sightseeing in this remarkable city is a hugely enjoyable experience, home to many leading famous attractions such as Millennium Stadium, Cardiff Castle, The National Museum of Wales and the beautiful tranquil Alexandra Gardens.

Insiders' Tips

  1. Bars & Nightlife in Cardiff: Enjoy the varied and lively nightlife that this university town has to offer, with clubs and bars hosting DJs and bands; there's something for every taste.
  2. Visit Millennium Stadium: The national stadium of Wales and home to the national Welsh rugby team. The capacity level can fit up to 72,500 people.
  3. Doctor Who?: Cardiff is home to the television series Doctor Who. Explore the city and visit the various locations where these series were filmed, including Cardiff Bay.

More Information

For maps, days tours and accommodation options, visit the Cardiff chapter in our online Britain & Ireland Essentials brochure. Click here.

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