You won’t be stuck for things to do in Cardiff whatever your interest, and Cardiff Castle is a great place to start. Built in the 11th century, this impressive edifice stands watch over the heart of the city.
Cardiff is rich in vibrant cultural heritage, both homegrown and adopted from further flung places, making it a cosmopolitan adventure, and the National Museum Cardiff - part art gallery, part natural history collection, with a varied programme of events, reflects this. Cardiff Cathedral is another must-see icon. Known as the Metropolitan Cathedral Church of St David, this awe-inspiring cathedral is a much-visited part of the city centre.
The instantly recognisable Wales Millennium Centre is home to an eclectic mix of performing arts, music and comedy, including hip hop, musicals and improv, while also hosting numerous workshops. Still in the Cardiff Bay area, the Principality Stadium is the best place to enjoy Welsh rugby and football, along with boxing and speedway competitions.
The bright lights of the Queen’s Arcade belong to all the big high street names, and exclusive designer labels, but Cardiff is renowned for its artisan crafts, and the myriad of quaint Victorian arcades contain one-off, independent boutiques. Full of gorgeous knits, beautiful copperware, and studio glass, it’s worth taking your time to browse, before catching the train home.
Visiting Cardiff by train is a great way to see the city, plus in these days of eco-awareness, getting the train from Bangor makes sense! Why not download our easy-to-use app, allowing you to book tickets on the move and keep up-to-date on the latest travel reports.