Cardiff Off The Beaten Path

  • Eglwys y Tabernacl
    Eglwys y Tabernacl
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    Cardiff Crown Courts, Cardiff
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  • Cardiff Crown Courts, Cardiff
    Cardiff Crown Courts, Cardiff
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Cardiff

  • 1. Castell Coch (The Red Castle)

    Castell Coch (which means Red Castle in Welsh), stands on a wooded hillside above the village of Tongwynlais, north of Cardiff, Wales.It was was probably founded in the early thirteenth century by a...

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  • 2. Barry Island

    Barry Island is very much the traditional seaside resort with its long sandy beach, amusement arcades and fun fair, attracting visitors from far afield. Seafront shops will tempt your taste buds with...

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  • 3. Roath Park

    Roath Park is my favorite park in Cardiff and one of my favorite parks in the world. It is extremely beautiful! A perfect place to go for a walk and just relax. It just got it all! A big lake housing...

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  • 4. Llandaff Cathedral and Village

    Llandaff is a s small picturesque village two miles northwest of Cardiff city centre. It is home to an impressive cathedral with two different towers. Llandaff Cathedral is said to be founded in the...

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  • 5. Caerphilly

    We took bus 26 to Caerphilly (£4.20 return ticket, you can also go there by train from Cardiff in 20’). It is a boring and obviously non attractive small town but it’s a town that houses an...

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  • 6. Cardiff Bay

    This wall in the Cardiff Bay area (opposite Mermaid Quay) has been used by fans as a makeshift memorial to the character Ianto Jones, played by David Gareth Lloyd, who appeared in the first three...

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  • 7. Penarth

    Penarth is a small seaside resort on the South Wales Coast. It has a long esplanade, many Victorian style houses, nice gardens and a typical British pier which was built in 1894. From Penarth you...

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  • 8. Museum of Welsh Life

    St Fagans is an open air museum that houses several buildings from many historical periods (from Celtic times to modern days). Most of the buildings have been moved from various parts of Wales and...

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  • 9. Brecon Beacons

    The Park covers some 519 square miles, over half of which is 1,000 ft above sea level. Brecon Beacons National Park is one of three ' Parks ' in Wales, each one a special place and the Brecon Beacons...

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  • 10. Dyffryn Gardens

    Dyffryn is not just one garden but a series of gardens consisting of a number of outdoor rooms. Each room is enclosed within clipped yew hedges and has its own distinct character. The gardens rooms...

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  • 11. Caerleon

    At the Roman Legionary Museum Caerleon, you will learn what made the Romans a formidable force. You'll see how they lived, slept and ate; how they marched and practised for battle; which gods they...

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  • 12. Glamorgan Heritage Coast

    Nash Point is a few miles west of Cardiff approximately due south of Bridgend. The 100m high cliffs are spectacular and are extremely ntersting from a geologic point of view. Come at low tide and...

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  • 13. Cardiff Masonic Hall

    I came across this building before getting my train home and the design and history caught my attention. The building was originally a Methodist church built in...

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  • 14. Eglwys y Tabernacl

    This is the only Baptist Church where services are conducted exclusively in Welsh. This city centre church has been establish since 1813. The current building...

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  • 15. Rhiwbina Garden Village

    This suburb of Cardiff is a conservation area. It is the oldest garden village in Wales.It is still like a village with a high street [Hoel y Deri] with a few...

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  • 16. Cardiff Central Library

    I went past this wonderful venue. I was impressed with its architectural features so I had to stop and take a photo.The library is combined as a cultural venue...

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  • 17. Goleulong 2000 Lightship

    The Goleulong 2000 is located in Cardiff Bay, and it is an old lightship that now serves as tourist attraction, café and chapel. The ship was built in 1953 in...

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  • 18. The Barrage

    If you are at the waterfront at Cardiff Bay and from the Norwegien Church continue walking, you will get to what is called "The Barrage". This is a large kind...

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  • 19. BBC at Cardiff Bay

    At Cardiff Bay, where previously large docklands were located, there is now a huge BBC production facility which was just opened in 2011. Popular TV shows such...

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  • 20. Millennium Walkway

    If you walk through the city centre all the way to the castle and then continue a little further and turn left, you get to the imposing Millennium Stadium. The...

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  • 21. Glamorgan Building

    This is another fine building in the Civic Centre, but it is located a little further behind the impressive row of the Law Courts, the City Hall and the...

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  • 22. Public Art - Sculptures

    Cardiff is full of public art, and in the city centre there are many contemporary sculptures and statues. A lot of them are connected to the mining heritage of...

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  • 23. The Coal Exchange

    The Coal Exchange is an historical building at Cardiff Bay, located a few blocks north of the waterfront. It now is a performance centre mainly used for musical...

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  • 24. Bute Town History & Arts Centre

    Bute Town is an area at Cardiff Bay, north of the waterfront, where during the flourishing times of the coal shipping the people working in the harbor lived. It...

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  • 25. Norwegian Cardiff

    This is a mixture of 'Off the Beaten Path' tip, 'Local Customs' and 'Restaurants'.One of Cardiff's most famous sons was the children's author, Roald Dahl. He...

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