Tips & Tricks
Llancaiach Fawr Manor (Gelligaer Road, Nelson, Caerphilly) – this is a 17th century estate — built in 1530 for Dafydd ap Richard. The Manor was designed to be easily defended during the turbulent reigns of Tudor kings and queens and is one of the finest examples of a semi-fortified manor in Wales today. All the […]
World of Boats (Discovery Quay, Porth Teigr, Cardiff) – this tourist-friendly attraction features a unique collection of boats from around the world. It also tells visitors the history of evolution, navigation, use and restoration of boats. Using high-tech displays and old fashioned craft, World of Boats highlights the best of boats and the skills used […]
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (Castle Grounds, North Road, Cardiff) – given its name, it’s obviously an institution for higher learning for students who want to enter and influence the world of music, theatre and related professions. In addition, it’s also a venue for a host of musical and cultural events that the […]
Taff Trail (Cardiff and its outskirts) – cycling enthusiasts can explore the countryside outside of Cardiff by biking on this 88-kilometer cycle route that goes largely off-road from Cardiff to the market town of Brecon. Although essentially a countryside trail, it does pass through a number of towns and villages providing facilities for refreshment, accommodation, […]
New Theatre (Park Place, Cardiff) – despite its name, this is actually Cardiff’s oldest theater, and is located in the downtown section. This restored venue has a year-round program of musicals, dramas, dance and children’s productions – many of international fame, such as “Evita”, “Fiddler on the Rood”, “Dial M for Murder”, and “The Full […]
Motorpoint Arena (Mary Ann Street, Cardiff) – located in the heart of Cardiff, this multi-purpose indoor venue, which has 5,500 seats and opened in 1993, hosts a variety of events — from world-class concerts and entertainment to conferences, sporting events, exhibitions and trade shows.