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Alexandra Gardens
Alexandra Gardens

Alexandra Gardens. Alexandra Gardens c.1950. Alexandra Gardens is a rectangular space comprising formal lawns with island flower beds and specimen trees, placed between Edward VII Avenue and Museum Avenue, and surrounded by the buildings of the Civic Centre.

Barry Island Pleasure Park
Barry Island Pleasure Park

Barry Island Pleasure Park is an amusement park situated on the coast at Barry Island in the Vale of Glamorgan, about 10 miles south west of the capital city Cardiff, Wales. The park opened annually at weekends from Easter onwards and daily during the school summer holidays, until the first weekend in September.

Caeau Pontcanna Fields,
Caeau Pontcanna Fields,

Pontcanna Fields is bounded to the south-east by Sophia Gardens, to the north-east by the river Taff, to the south-west by Cathedral Road and associated side streets, Llandaff Fields and allotment gardens and to the north-west by land used by the Cardiff Riding School, allotments and Western Avenue.

Caerphilly Castle
Caerphilly Castle

Caerphilly is a town in South Wales, at the southern end of the Rhymney Valley. It is the largest town in Caerphilly County Borough, within the historic borders of Glamorgan, on the border with Monmouthshire. At the 2001 Census, the town had a population of 30,388. It is a commuter town for Cardiff and Newport, 7.5 miles and 12 miles away respectively, and is separated from the Cardiff suburbs of Lisvane and Rhiwbina by Caerphilly mountain and gives its name to Caerphilly cheese.

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Cardiff Bay
Cardiff Bay

Cardiff Bay (Welsh: Bae Caerdydd) is the area of water created by the Cardiff Barrage in south Cardiff, the capital of Wales. It is also the name commonly given to the surrounding areas of the city.

Cardiff Bay Wetlands Reserve
Cardiff Bay Wetlands Reserve

Cardiff Bay Wetlands Reserve is located in Cardiff Bay in the city of Cardiff. It covers an area of approximately 8 hectares (19.8 acres). The area was officially opened as a wildlife reserve on 25 July 2002 in what was previously an area of Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) up until the opening of the Cardiff Bay Barrage in April 2001.

Cardiff Castle
Cardiff Castle

Cardiff is also famous for Cardiff Castle, St David's Hall, Llandaff Cathedral and the Wales Millennium Centre. Cardiff Castle is a major tourist attraction in the city and is situated in the heart of the city centre.

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Cardiff Market
Cardiff Market

Riverside Market is the original Cardiff Farmers' Market and can be found weekly opposite Principality Stadium. The market is widely recognised as one of the key food attractions in the Welsh capital, for local residents and visitors alike.

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Cardiff Story Museum
Cardiff Story Museum

The Cardiff Story Museum (Welsh: Amgueddfa Stori Caerdydd) is a museum in Cardiff, Wales which exhibits the history of the city. The museum opened on 1 April 2011 and entrance is free. The heritage museum has brought together a collection of 3,000 objects and Cardiff-related artefacts, many donated from Cardiff residents and communities.

Castell Coch
Castell Coch

The Castell Coch and Cardiff nineteenth century timeline game has been designed to introduce pupils to the Key Stage 2 history topic of change in the nineteenth century.

Castle Arcade
Castle Arcade

Castle Arcade: 1887: Castle Street High Street: Castle Arcade opened in 1887 and is a Grade II* Listed building. The Castle arcade, as the name suggests, runs from opposite Cardiff Castle to High Street, north of St Mary St, in the Castle Quarter.

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Cefn Onn Park
Cefn Onn Park

This grade 2 listed country park is situated on the northern fringes of Cardiff. It contains a truly magnificent collection of native and exotic trees set within an intimate valley. Visitors enjoy the stunning scenery and the calm, relaxing atmosphere.

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City Hall, Cardiff
City Hall, Cardiff

City Hall is a civic building in Cathays Park, Cardiff, Wales. It serves as Cardiff's centre of local government. It was built as part of the Cathays Park civic centre development and opened in October 1906. Built of Portland stone, it is an important early example of the Edwardian Baroque style.

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Cosmeston Lakes Country Park
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park

Cosmeston Lakes Country Park and Medieval Village Cosmeston has a variety of habitats covering over 100 hectares of land and water, some areas designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest protecting the rare and diverse plant and animal species. The Country park opened to the public in 1978 and gained Local Nature Reserve status in May 2013.

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Doctor Who Experience
Doctor Who Experience

A big thank you to everyone who visited the Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff. We are now closed. For news and updates on Doctor Who events visit doctorwho.tv and you can follow Doctor Who on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Dyffryn Gardens
Dyffryn Gardens

Dyffryn Gardens are an exceptional example of Edwardian garden design. Covering more than 55 acres they feature a stunning collection of intimate garden rooms including a rose garden, Pompeian garden and several ponds. The enormous great lawn is bordered by seasonal bedding and a croquet lawn.

Fforest Fawr
Fforest Fawr

There are three Fforest Fawr trails to choose from, a Sculpture Trail with wood carvings along the route, old mining caves and Castle Coch for touring. There are three Fforest Fawr trails to choose from, a Sculpture Trail with wood carvings along the route, old mining caves and Castle Coch for touring.

Firing Line: Cardiff Castle Museum of the Welsh Soldier
Firing Line: Cardiff Castle Museum of the Welsh Soldier

Firing Line: Cardiff Castle Museum of the Welsh Soldier Firing Line is a unique and ground-breaking concept developed through a joint vision of 1st The Queens Dragoon Guards and The Royal Welsh.

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Flat Holm
Flat Holm

Flat Holm (Welsh: Ynys Echni) is a limestone island lying in the Bristol Channel approximately 6 km (4 mi) from Lavernock Point in the Vale of Glamorgan. It includes the most southerly point of Wales. The island has a long history of occupation, dating at least from Anglo-Saxon and Viking age.

Forest Farm Country Park
Forest Farm Country Park

Moovit gives you the best routes to Forest Farm Country Park using public transport. Free step-by-step journey directions and updated timetables for Bus, Train in Cardiff.

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Garth Hill
Garth Hill

Garth Hill (usually called The Garth, or Garth Mountain, Mynydd y Garth in Welsh) 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-Mare across the Bristol Channel in southwest England.

Heath Park
Heath Park

Once part of Cardiff’s ‘Great Heath’, Heath Park is now an important ‘green lung’ for Cardiff’s northern suburbs. The 37 hectare park provides sport and play facilities for all ages, but also contains woodland areas, ponds and wetland which are habitat for a wide range of plants and wildlife.

Hensol Castle
Hensol Castle

Located just minutes from the M4, Hensol Castle provides both conference and wedding guests ideal convenience and accessibility. The grade 1 listed Hensol Castle sits within a breathtaking estate that'll be exclusively yours for the day.

Howardian Local Nature Reserve
Howardian Local Nature Reserve

Howardian Local Nature Reserve - Cardiff, situated in the lower Rhymney valley, a wildlife oasis of woodland, wildflower meadow, ponds and reedbeds.

Llandaff Cathedral
Llandaff Cathedral

Llandaff Cathedral (Welsh: Eglwys Gadeiriol Llandaf) is an Anglican cathedral and parish church in Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales. It is the seat of the Bishop of Llandaff, head of the Church in Wales Diocese of Llandaff.

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Llandaff Fields
Llandaff Fields

Llandaff Fields is part of an extensive network of grade 2 listed parkland extending from the city centre northwards, on either side of the River Taff. The fields were acquired as playing fields by Cardiff Corporation in 1898 and are one of the city’s earliest public recreation grounds.

Martin Tinney Gallery
Martin Tinney Gallery

Martin Tinney Gallery The Welsh Art Specialists 18 St Andrew's Crescent, Cardiff, CF10 3DD, UK +44 (0)29 2064 1411 mtg@artwales.com www.artwales.com

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Mermaid Quay
Mermaid Quay

Overlooking the Bay and with a chic, cosmopolitan atmosphere, Mermaid Quay is where Cardiff comes to relax. A wealth of restaurants, cafés, bars and shops. A wealth of restaurants, cafés, bars and shops.

National Museum Cardiff
National Museum Cardiff

National Museum Cardiff (Welsh: Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Caerdydd) is a museum and art gallery in Cardiff, Wales. The museum is part of the wider network of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales. Entry is kept free by a grant from the Welsh Government; however, they do ask for donations throughout the museum.

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Oakwood Theme Park
Oakwood Theme Park

Official Twitter for Oakwood Theme Park, Wales' Biggest Family Adventure!

Parc Bute Park
Parc Bute Park

Welcome to Bute Park & Arboretum Bute Park offers an extensive area of mature parkland within Cardiff’s city centre boasting a nationally-significant tree collection, numerous natural play features for the young (or young-at-heart), an education centre, three cafes, and a wealth of horticulture and wildlife interest.

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Parc Play
Parc Play

Parc Play Cardiff is an all-weather play and party centre for children aged up to 12! We also cater for birthday parties and special occasions. We also cater for birthday parties and special occasions.

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Pierhead Building
Pierhead Building

The Pierhead Building (Welsh: Adeilad y Pierhead) is a Grade I listed building of the National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff Bay, Wales. It stands as one of the city of Cardiff's most familiar landmarks and was built in 1897 as the headquarters for the Bute Dock Company.

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Porthkerry Park
Porthkerry Park

The most striking feature of Porthkerry Country Park is the immense viaduct which cuts across the park, providing it with a dramatic backdrop. The last time I visited this park it has been snowing heavily, and the journey there was quite treacherous (particularly the last bit, where the roads are on fairly steep slopes) - but it was well worth the effort.

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Principality Stadium
Principality Stadium

Cardiff Central is the nearest station to the Stadium and operates mainline services from West Wales, the Midlands, the South Coast and London. Cardiff Queen Street Station is a 15 minute walk to the east of the Stadium and offers local rail services across Cardiff and from the South Wales Valleys.

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Roald Dahl Plass
Roald Dahl Plass

Roald Dahl Plass next to the Wales Millennium Centre Roald Dahl Plass is a public space in Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales. It is named after Cardiff-born author Roald Dahl, and is located on the coast along the south of the city centre.

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Roath Park
Roath Park

Roath Park (Welsh: Parc y Rhath) Cardiff, Wales, is one of Cardiff's most popular parks, owned by Cardiff County Council and managed by the Parks Section. It retains a classic Victorian atmosphere and has many facilities.

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Roath Park Conservatory
Roath Park Conservatory

Roath Park Conservatory Plants 1994 The present day Conservatory, which measures 43M x 19.5M excluding the foyer, is the focal point for the Botanic Garden and fulfills the educational role originally envisaged for the aquarium.

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Senedd
Senedd

The Senedd is not just a building for Members, it is your building. It is the main public building of the National Assembly, the main centre for democracy and devolution in Wales. It is an open building – a building into which you can walk, have a cup of coffee in the Oriel on the upper level, and go into the public galleries from the Neuadd on the centre level.

Sophia Gardens
Sophia Gardens

Sophia Gardens Cardiff (Welsh: Gerddi Soffia Caerdydd) is a cricket stadium in Cardiff, Wales.It is located in Sophia Gardens on the River Taff.It is home to Glamorgan County Cricket Club and is listed as an international Test cricket venue

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St Fagans National Museum of History
St Fagans National Museum of History

Visit us for free, near Cardiff: enjoy Wales’ history in our park, farm and traditional cottages. A place to enjoy nature with plenty of things to do, on the outskirts of just outside the Welsh capital.

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St John the Baptist Church, Cardiff
St John the Baptist Church, Cardiff

Information about St John the Baptist, Cardiff City Centre, Cardiff. ... bbc.co.uk Live from the City Parish Church of St John the Baptist, Cardiff.

Techniquest
Techniquest

Techniquest is a Welsh science and discovery centre. It is located in Cardiff Bay. A sister charity Techniquest Glyndwr is located at Glyndŵr University in Wrexham. It previously also had locations in Llanberis in Gwynedd, and the Adventure Centre in Narberth, Pembrokeshire. Techniquest was first established in Cardiff in 1986.

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Thompson's Park
Thompson's Park

One of Cardiff’s oldest parks which was first laid out and opened to the public by its owner, Charles Thompson, in 1891. This grade 2 listed park was originally known as Sir David’s Field and were enlarged and landscaped by Sir William Goldring in around 1895. In 1911, Mr Thompson gave the park to Cardiff Corporation.

Victoria Park
Victoria Park

Victoria Park Victoria Park is a public park in the Canton district of Cardiff in south Wales at Cowbridge Road East. As its name suggests, it is a traditional Victorian era park named after Queen Victoria and has retained much of its original charm.

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Wales Millennium Centre
Wales Millennium Centre

Wales Millennium Centre (Welsh: Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru) is an arts centre located in the Cardiff Bay area of Cardiff, Wales.The site covers a total area of 4.7 acres (1.9 ha).

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Welsh National War Memorial
Welsh National War Memorial

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. The memorial commemorates the servicemen who died during the First World War and has a commemorative plaque for those who died during the Second World War, added in 1949.

Whitmore Bay
Whitmore Bay

Barry Island is located at the very southern tip of Wales, ten miles along the coast from Cardiff. Whitmore Bay is a golden sandy beach sandwiched between two limestone headlands. Swimming, sunbathing and plenty of amusements, including horse and carriage rides and the famous Pleasure Park, which lies just behind the beach.

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