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We have searched the internet for some of the best recommendations of Things To Do In Cardiff and Compiled some lists.

This includes Free Things To Do In Wales or Things To Do In Wales Today.

Things To Do In Cardiff as recommended by Google:

I have done 31 of the 50 recommended trips and would highly recommend them to you.

This includes (1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,19,20,24,25,26,27,29,30,31,33,42,43,44,45,50).

  1. Visit Cardiff Castle

  2. Gothic castle with extravagant interior

  3. Victorian Gothic fantasy built on the remains of Norman and Roman ruins, with a colourful interior.

  4. Visit Cardiff Bay

  5. Notable hub with marina, bars & eateries

  6. Celebrated urban area featuring a marina, shops & eateries, plus historic buildings & guided tours.

  7. Visit Principality Stadium

  8. World-class sports arena & concert venue

  9. Riverside home of Welsh rugby union, plus football, speedway and concerts, with daily tours.

  10. Visit Wales Millennium Centre

  11. Contemporary music & cultural complex

  12. Major modern culture venue staging theatre, opera, ballet and music shows, with bars and dining.

  13. Visit St Fagans National Museum of History

  14. Traditional buildings & crafts

  15. Open-air history of Welsh life with ancient buildings re-erected and traditional crafters at work.

  16. Caerphilly Castle

  17. 4.6

  18. (1,731)
  19. Medieval castle with impressive defences

  20. Moated, 13th-century fortress with imposing gatehouse, fortified dam and a tower bombed by Cromwell.

  21. Visit the National Museum Cardiff

  22. Art & Welsh history in a grand setting

  23. Archaeological artefacts, art and natural history, plus visiting exhibitions in a grand setting.

  24. Visit Castell Coch

  25. Stately 1800s castle with audio tours

  26. Audio tours of a grand 19th-century castle built in the gothic-revival style & surrounded by woods.

  27. Visit Bute Park

  28. Park and garden

  29. Bute Park is a major park in the city of Cardiff, capital of Wales. It comprises 130 acres of landscaped gardens and parkland that once formed the grounds of Cardiff Castle.

  30. Visit Barry Island

  31. Beach and seaside resort

  32. Barry Island is a district, peninsula and seaside resort, forming part of the town of Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales. It is named after the 6th century Saint Baruc.

  33. Visit Mermaid Quay

  34. Shopping

  35. Mermaid Quay is a Compound building located in Cardiff, United Kingdom.

  36. Visit Pierhead Building

  37. Notable venue for local history & events

  38. Landmark, red-brick building featuring exhibits on local history & culture, plus regular events.

  39. Visit Barry Island Pleasure Park

  40. Waltzers, dodgems & family rides

  41. Beach-side amusement park with traditional waltzers, dodgems and family fairground rides.

  42. Visit Roath Park

  43. Park and lake

  44. Visit the Senedd in Cardiff Bay

  45. Striking, modern government building

  46. Modern Welsh National Assembly building with transparent walls & an undulating wood roof.

  47. Visit Techniquest in Cardiff Bay

  48. Hands-on science & discovery centre

  49. Family-friendly attraction that aims to teach people about science and motivate them to learn more.

  50. Visit Parc Bute Park

  51. Riverside gardens with rare trees

  52. A rambling riverside beauty spot with an arboretum, Victorian gardens, friary ruins and a cafe.

  53. Visit Flat Holm

  54. Lighthouse and gulls

  55. Flat Holm is a limestone island lying in the Bristol Channel approximately 6 km from Lavernock Point in the Vale of Glamorgan. It includes the most southerly point of Wales.

  56. Visit City Hall, Cardiff

  57. Seat of local government

  58. City Hall is a civic building in Cathays Park, Cardiff, Wales, UK. It serves as Cardiff’s centre of local government. It was built as part of the Cathays Park civic centre development.

  59. Visit Cardiff Market

  60. Iconic Victorian mall with many vendors

  61. Opened in 1891, this Victorian shopping mall on 2 levels houses an array of merchants & food stalls.

  62. Visit Llandaff Cathedral

  63. A 13th-century facade & Rossetti artwork

  64. Medieval place of worship with a 10th-century Celtic cross and a triptych painted by D.G. Rossetti.

  65. Visit Dyffryn Gardens

  66. Restored Edwardian design & arboretum

  67. Gardens designed in 1906 as a series of outdoor rooms set among lawns, an arboretum and wild garden.

  68. Visit the Cardiff Story Museum

  69. Interactive history of the city

  70. City history given a modern makeover with interactive exhibits in a grand Old Library building.

  71. Visit Cosmeston Lakes Country Park

  72. Woods, lakes & replica medieval village

  73. Vast landscaped nature reserve with habitats including wetland and a reconstructed medieval village.

  74. Visit Cardiff City Stadium

  75. Home of Cardiff City Football Club

  76. Modern home of professional football club Cardiff City, hosting matches July-May, plus other events.

  77. Visit Roath Park

  78. Huge park with lake & botanic garden

  79. Massive Victorian park with lake, botanic garden, adventure playground, cafe and sports facilities.

  80. Visit Sophia Gardens

  81. Sports

  82. Sophia Gardens is a large public park in Riverside, Cardiff, Wales, on the west bank of the River Taff. International test cricket matches and county cricket matches are held in the SSE SWALEC Stadium.

  83. Visit Whitmore Bay

  84. Beach

  85. Visit Roald Dahl Plass

  86. Public plaza named for local author

  87. Oval-shaped plaza named for Cardiff-born author Roald Dahl, now hosting fairs, festivals & music.

  88. Visit Victoria Park

  89. Visit Porthkerry Park

  90. Park

  91. Porthkerry Park is a large, public country park on the coast between Barry and Porthkerry in the Vale of Glamorgan in south Wales. It has fields, extensive woodland and nature trails & cliff-top.

  92. Visit Ruperra Castle

  93. Ruins of a 17th-century manor house

  94. Ruins of a mock-castle manor house originally built in 1626 by Sir Thomas Morgan.

  95. Visit Cardiff Bay Wetlands Reserve

  96. Nature and wildlife

  97. Cardiff Bay Wetlands Reserve is located in Cardiff Bay in the city of Cardiff. It covers an area of approximately 8 hectares. The area was officially opened as a wildlife reserve on 25 July 2002

  98. Visit Garth Hill

  99. Garth Hill is a mountain located near the village of Pentyrch in Cardiff. The Garth can be seen from nearly the whole of the city of Cardiff, and on a sunny, clear day as far as Weston-super-Ely.

  100. Visit St Lythans burial chamber

  101. The St Lythans burial chamber is a single stone megalithic dolmen, built around 6,000 BP as part of a chambered long barrow, during the mid Neolithic period, in what is now known as the Vale of Glamorgan.

  102. Visit St John the Baptist Church, Cardiff

  103. Notable chapel with 12th-century origins

  104. First built in the 12th century, this church features a classic tower with battlements & 10 bells.

  105. Visit Howardian Local Nature Reserve

  106. Nature reserve & wildlife, park.

  107. Visit Martin Tinney Gallery

  108. Art museum, painting, and art.

  109. Visit Escape Reality Cardiff

  110. Visit Fforest Fawr

  111. Visit Forest Farm Country Park

  112. Visit Heath Park

  113. Park

  114. Visit Llandaff Fields

  115. Garden and park

  116. Llandaff Fields is a large parkland spanning parts of central and northern Cardiff, Wales. The park is owned by Cardiff Council and managed by its Parks department. The parkland is highly visible.

  117. Visit Oakwood Theme Park

  118. Roller coasters, rides & Neverland zone

  119. Family-friendly attraction with kids’ rides, mini-golf, a Neverland area plus roller coasters.

  120. Visit Castle Arcade

  121. Visit Mambo Play Centre Cardiff

  122. Visit Welsh National War Memorial

  123. War memorial

  124. The Welsh National War Memorial is situated in Alexandra Gardens, Cathays Park, Cardiff. The memorial was designed by Sir Ninian Comper and unveiled on 12 June 1928 by the Prince of Wales.

  125. Visit Alexandra Gardens

  126. Garden and park.

  127. Visit Thompson’s Park

  128. Park

  129. Thompson’s Park is a park in Cardiff, Wales, located in the Canton area. It is one of the city’s oldest parks, featuring areas of woodland mixed with open grassed areas and ornamental planting.

  130. 50. Visit Cefn Onn Park

  131. Park

Things To Do In Caerphilly as recommended by Google:

I have done 6 of these trips and would recommend them.  These are (1,2,4,8,9,43).

  1. Visit Caerphilly Castle

  3. Medieval castle with impressive defences

  4. Moated, 13th-century fortress with imposing gatehouse, fortified dam and a tower bombed by Cromwell.

  5. Visit Castell Coch

  6. Stately 1800s castle with audio tours

  7. Audio tours of a grand 19th-century castle built in the gothic-revival style & surrounded by woods.

  8. Visit y galeri caerffili

  9. Art museum

  10. Visit Caerphilly Mountain

  11. Visit Tommy Copper Statue

  12. Visit Morgan Jones Park

  13. Park

  14. Visit Fforest Fawr

  16. Visit Caerphilly mountain

  17. Caerphilly mountain lies between Cardiff and Caerphilly at the southern edge of the South Wales Coalfield. Its summit is 271 metres above sea-level. Since 1957 there has been a small wooden Snack bar.

  18. Visit Cefn Onn Park

  19. Park

  20. Visit Ruperra Castle

  22. Ruins of a 17th-century manor house

  23. Ruins of a mock-castle manor house originally built in 1626 by Sir Thomas Morgan.

  24. Visit Garth Hill

  26. Garth Hill is a mountain located near the village of Pentyrch in Cardiff. The Garth can be seen from nearly the whole of the city of Cardiff, and on a sunny, clear day as far as Weston-super-ely.

  27. Visit Casino Slots

  29. Visit Senghenydd Mining Memorial Plaque

  30. Visit Sunnybank Equestrian Centre

  32. Equestrianism

  33. Visit Craig yr Allt

  34. Craig yr Allt is a hill in South Wales, overlooking Caerphilly to the east and the villages of Nantgarw and Taff’s Well to the west. The Taff Ely Ridgeway Walk passes over the hill.

  35. Visit Taff’s Well Thermal Spring

  36. Hot spring

  37. Taff’s Well thermal spring is located in Taff’s Well north of Cardiff, South Wales, UK and an elevation of about 30 m. It is the only thermal spring in Wales.

  38. Visit Coed Craig Ruperra

  39. Visit Llancaiach Fawr

  40. Tudor house with staff in period dress

  41. Restored 16th-century manor house with replica furniture and staff in period costume and character.

  42. Visit Fforest Fawr Car Park

  43. Visit Mynydd Machen

  44. Mountain

  45. Mynydd Machen is a 362-metre-high hill lying between the town of Risca and the village of Machen in Caerphilly County Borough in south Wales. Its summit is crowned by a trig point and a mast.

  46. Visit Twmbarlwm

  47. Landmark hill with Iron Age remains

  48. Hill known locally as the Pimple, with presumed remains of an Iron Age fort & scenic views.

  49. Visit Parc Penallta

  50. Park

  51. Visit Trethomas tram tunnel

  52. Visit Bedwas Colliery

  53. Visit Old Trethomas Train Station

  54. Visit Sirhowy Valley Country Park.

  55. Walking paths amid woods & meadows

  56. Woodland & meadow area with flat walking/cycling paths along an old rail line & some steeper trails.

  57. Visit Senghenydd Memorial and Garden

  58. Visit Coed y Bedw

  59. Nature

  60. Coed y Bedw is a Site of Special Scientific Interest in near Gwaelod-y-Garth, Glamorgan, south Wales. It comprises 42 acres of deciduous woodland and contains many rare plants.

  61. Visit Memorial Garden

  62. Visit Waunfawr Park

  63. Park popular with kids & dog owners

  64. Dog–friendly open space featuring a kids’ play area, athletic fields, picnic areas & scenic views.

  65. Visit Flannel Factory Disaster Memorial Bench

  66. Visit Plymouth Great Wood

  67. Visit Sultan the Pit Pony

  68. Visit Hengoed Viaduct

  69. Visit Parc Tredelerch

  70. Wildlife

  71. Visit Risca Industrial History Museum

  72. Visit Rumney Hill Gardens

  73. Park and garden

  74. Visit Pant-yr-eos Reservoir

  75. Reservoir

  76. Visit Gelligaer Roman Fort

  77. Visit The Observatory

  78. Visit Stokeleigh Camp

  79. Visit Abercarn War Memorial

  81. Visit Twmbarlwm

  82. Visit The Rock Of Ages.

  83. Visit Bontnewydd Hotel, Trelewis

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