Cardiff attractions

Cardiff attractions

Cardiff - South WalesCardiff lies in Glamorgan, now represented by the three preserved counties of West Glamorgan, Mid Glamorgan and South Glamorgan in South Wales. The county falls into several distinct regions with the industrial valleys, the agricultural Vale of Glamorgan, and the very scenic Gower peninsula. The south of the county lies on the Bristol Channel and extends west to Carmarthen Bay. Attractions in the region include historic castles to explore, the rich culture and heritage of the South Wales Valleys, stunning scenery in the Brecon Beacons and Vale of Usk, breathtaking walks along the Glamorgan Heritage Coast and the delights of the capital city of Wales, Cardiff.

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Attractions National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP. Tel: 029 2039 7951. Museum and art gallery. The art gallery has works by all of the notable Welsh artists. The collection of 20th century art includes works by sculptors Jacob Epstein and Eric Gill and painters including Stanley Spencer and L. S. Lowry. www.museumwales.ac.uk. Location: In the centre of Cardiff.

National Museum Cardiff

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Attractions Cardiff Castle, Castle Street, Cardiff, CF10 3RB. Tel: 029 2087 8100. Cardiff Castle is one of Wales's leading tourist attractions. Situated in the very heart of the capital, alongside city centre shopping and the magnificent Bute Park. Enchanting fairytale towers. Cardiff Castle is open every day, all year round, except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. Regrettably, the Castle apartments are not accessible for wheelchair users. www.cardiffcastle.com. Location: In the centre of Cardiff.

 Cardiff Castle

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Attractions Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff CF10 5AL. Includes the Donald Gordon Theatre. Guided tours of the building run daily and last one hour. Arts and cultural centre. Host to West End and Broadway, musicals to ballet and opera. Brasserie Bar Cafe, Crema - Coffee Shop, Hufen - Ice cream Parlour. Location: In the centre of Cardiff.

Wales Millennium Centre

Attractions Cardiff Road Train. Tel: 029 2051 2729. The road train takes you through the heart of Cardiff Docklands. Cardiff is a working port, and access to the public is allowed ONLY on the Road Train. www.cardiffroadtrain.com. Location: In the centre of Cardiff.

Cardiff Road Train.

Attractions The Cardiff Waterbus. Tel: 07940 142409. The Waterbus operates everyday in Cardiff Bay giving visitors to Cardiff's waterfront a unique view of Cardiff from the water. The Waterbus sails daily between Penarth, Cardiff's waterfront and the City Centre. www.cardiffcats.com. Location: Around Cardiff and also in Penarth.

Attractions Castell Coch near Cardiff. 19th C fairytale - style castle. Exhibition, tour, parking, toilets, cafe, shop. It stands high on the hillside with commanding views of the gorge of the Taff. www.cadw.wales.gov.uk. About 3 miles north west of Cardiff.

Castell Coch

Attractions Better Tours, Milbank, Presteigne, Powys. Tel: 01544260493. Castles of Wales Tour. BETTER TRAVEL is pleased to offer you, the discerning traveller, the opportunity to visit in four days a few of the classical Castles of South, Mid, West and North Wales. With names as famous as Carreg Cennen and Caerphilly, Chepstow, Caernafon, Beaumaris, Conwy or Lamphey Bishops Palace and Carew, these treasured ruins of the dark and middle ages are familiar to both residents and visitors alike. www.better-travel.co.uk. Location: Tour of the Castles of Wales.

Castles of Wales Tour

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