Local area

Local Area

There’s a whole load of fun and beautiful things to see and do in the local area, but here’s a handpicked selection of just some of our favourite ones.

Cardiff Castle

Uncover 2000 years of history in the heart of the capital and learn how the Bute family transformed the castle into the Gothic Victorian palace it is today.

Wales Millennium Centre

The centre located in the Cardiff Bay area is the nation’s home to the performing arts, from musical theatre, to dance, comedy and cabaret.

Castell Coch

Admire the picture-perfect Red Castle which proudly sits overlooking Cardiff and the bay. Regularly voted by the public as their favourite building in Wales, this fantasy castle was built by Lord Bute and features a beautiful courtyard with lots of grounds to explore.

National Museum Cardiff

From art to science, history to geology, this museum features a whole load of an immense number of collections and exhibitions, all of which can be explored for free!

Roath Park

One of Cardiff’s most popular parks, the stunning Roath Park is offers beautiful views both during the day and night, and boasts a number of glorious gardens to admire and roam through.

Cardiff Bay

Cardiff Bay is home to a number of great attractions including the Cardiff bay Wetland Reserve, Cardiff Bay Water Activity Centre and Cardiff International White Water.

Mermaid Quay

Tour the picturesque waterfront of Cardiff Bay and enjoy an array of boutiques, bars and restaurants, along with the incredible Millennium Centre.

St Fagans National Museum

Visit this stunning open-air museum and explore the historical lifestyle, culture, and architecture of the Welsh people. The grounds also include a number of beautiful gardens, ponds and fountains and is home to St Fagans Castle.

Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday 12.00pm – 11.00pm

Friday & Saturday 10.00am – 12.00am

Sunday 10.00am – 11.00pm

Kitchen Hours

Monday to Friday 12.00pm – 9.00pm

Saturday & Sunday 10.00am – 9.00pm