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Hop on a direct train from Cardiff to Penarth, and arrive at your destination in just 12 minutes.

With trains running throughout the day scheduling your trip is easy with our downloadable app. Relax and enjoy the ride while using our free WiFi. A vibrant town across the water from Cardiff Bay, Penarth is ideal for those who want a breath of fresh air and a break from the everyday. Home to some glorious parks, all with the sound of the sea as a calming soundscape. There is plenty to see and do that everyone can enjoy their trip to this quintessentially Welsh town.

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The Penarth Pier Pavilion is the perfect place to start, with stunning views over the River Severn estuary. Offering a year round programme of exhibitions and events, why not return here later in the evening after grabbing a bite to eat in one of the many restaurants in the area, and catch a show before you leave. 

For those seeking a thrilling water adventure, climb aboard a boat with Challenge Wales and experience adrenaline fuelled sailing firsthand - it’s something the whole family can take part in. 

Cosmeston Lakes Country Park provides a sense of calm after your sailing challenge,
with over 100 hectares to meander through, and an impressive variety of flora and fauna. Within the park is the Cosmeston Medieval Village, a hands-on chance to live as our ancestors did. This amazingly realistic attraction will have you interacting with the medieval villagers as they go about their chores - who knows, you might get roped in to help collect eggs or milk a goat!

Penarth has appeared in numerous BBC TV shows as a film location, including Dr Who, Torchwood, Casualty and the cult classic Gavin & Stacey! As you wander around this lovely town, see if you can spot where Uncle Bryn and Ness sing Islands in the Stream! 
 
There is no shortage of attractions in Penarth, so why not schedule a trip in advance for a cheaper price? Better yet, share this experience with a group and get a discount! Flexible options are also available via our Anytime tickets, so you can decide to visit Penarth whenever you want. Don’t miss out and book your trip now!

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