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Out & about

Places of Interest

Dyffryn Gardens

Dyffryn Gardens is a collection of botanical gardens located near the villages of Dyffryn and St. Nicholas in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. The gardens were selected by the British Tourist Authority as one of the Top 100 gardens in the UK and are in the care of the National Trust.

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/dyffryn-gardens

Dyffryn Gardens

St Fagans

St Fagans National Museum of History, commonly referred to as St Fagans after the village where it is located, is an open-air museum in Cardiff chronicling the historical lifestyle, culture, and architecture of the Welsh people.

The museum is part of the wider network of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales.

https://museum.wales/stfagans


St Fagans

Dunraven Bay

Dunraven Bay is much loved by the locals and attracts thousands of visitors every year, although officially called Dunraven Bay, it is also often referred to Southerndown beach taking its name from the nearby village.

This beach is a great place to fossil hunt and has some of the best rock pools along the coast, has a great sandy beach, large car park and visitor facilities.

www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk - Dunraven-Bay

Dunraven Bay

Cardiff Bay

Home to a wide selection of boutique shops and bars and restaurants, the Bay also has boat trips and a variety of events through out the year, such as the International Food Festival.

It is also home to the Wales Millennium Centre, the home of theatre and the arts in Wales which hosts many visiting artist and west end shows.

https://www.cardiffbay.co.uk

https://www.wmc.org.uk

Images: Cardiff Bay - courtesy of www.visitthevale.com
Cardiff Bay

Cardiff City Centre

Cardiff, Wales’ Capital city, offers a startling range of unique attractions, top class entertainment and quality shopping with a difference – all within walking distance.

Innovative architecture sits alongside historic buildings and Cardiff Bay offers entertainment for everyone. 

Rich in ancient history, sporting excitement, romantic ambience, eclectic culture and ‘out of this world’ activities, Cardiff is the perfect holiday destination for families, couples and groups.

Cardiff is a thriving city, just 2 hours by train from London. 

www.visitcardiff.com

Images: Cardiff City Centre - courtesy of www.visitthevale.com
Cardiff City Centre