Wales Sports & Outdoors

  • Ninian Park - Cardiff City FC
    Ninian Park - Cardiff City FC
    by HORSCHECK
  • Ninian Park - Cardiff City FC
    Ninian Park - Cardiff City FC
    by HORSCHECK
  • Ninian Park - Cardiff City FC
    Ninian Park - Cardiff City FC
    by HORSCHECK

Wales Sports & Outdoors

  • Millennium Stadium

    Cardiff Sports & Outdoors

    Since opening in June 1999, the Millennium Stadium has welcomed, on average, over 1.3 million visitors per year. Sporting the first fully-retractable roof in the UK and the second largest in the world, the venue is at the leading edge as a multi-purpose, multi-faceted event venue. The total construction cost of the stadium was £121 million and is...

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  • Welsh Rugby

    Cardiff Sports & Outdoors

    If you find yourself in cardiff on an International rugby weekend then you're in luck. The atmosphere is awesome and not to be missed. Mingle with locals and visitors who share a passion and expect a trouble free atmosphere for a great day and night. If this is not your scene, head out of town for the day. Open mind, sense of humour and your...

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  • Hillwalking: Moel Siabod

    What?Moel Siabod is one of the less visited mountains in Wales, and is located next to Capel Curig and the Plas-y-Brenin mountain training centre. The trig point on the summit is at 872m or 2,861 ft. Although not one of the Welsh 3,000s, the views from the top are superbThe walkOur trip up Moel Siabod was with the Plas-y-Brenin on the navigation...

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  • Gwydyr Stables

    The main reason for our trip to Wales was to do some trail rides on horse back, and the Gwydyr Stables were an ideal location for that, with miles and miles of forest and mountain tracks right at the doorstep.There are horses to suit everyone, and some unusual specimen, like the polka-dot appaloosa that my friend was riding, or Ted, the big and...

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  • Wales's favourite sport?

    Although Rugby was invented in England, the Welsh seem to have taken the sport to their hearts. Today I heard they had won an ninternational tournament in Dubai. The national team plays against many countries like New Zealand, Argentina, South Africa, France , as well as England and Scotland. Their fans , both male and feamale,are devouted and...

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  • Walking Walking Walking

    We just could not get over the amount of walkers in Wales. And good on them too. There were brilliant long term (days!) and short term (minutes to hours) walks everywhere. Bed and Breakfasts appeared to cater very well for walkers and the gorgeous countryside really makes you feel like it is the only way to exercise.

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  • Finding Fishermen everywhere

    We didn't do it ourselves but no matter where we travelled if there was more than a puddle of water there was someone fishing in it! This guy was fishing in Monmouth. We didn't see him catch anything.

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  • Oldest football stadium in the world

    Wrexham's Racecourse has been officially recognised as the oldest football stadium in the world still hosting international games.The stadium has a 200-year history as a sporting venue.

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  • Millennium Stadium

    The Millennium Stadium was built over the hallowed Cardiff Arms park in 1999 and is Wales' National Stadium. It has seen many great sporting fixtures already and is an often used neutral ground for big football games between team from England. The stadium is sited on the banks of the Taff River and is virtually Cardiff's centrepiece though the...

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  • Rugby - The National Game

    Wales is one of only two countries where Rugby is the national game (New Zealand being the other). There is a huge amount of passion for rugby here with the some of my earliest memories of rugby being test matches at the Cardiff Arms Park (watched at 3am NZ time) when I was a wee fella. The 'Arms Park' was demolished in 1997 replaced by the...

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  • Millennium Stadium

    The Millennium Stadium was built prior to Wales' hosting of the 1999 Rugby World Cup. It is the home of the Welsh Rugby and Football teams and it's a fantastic venue. Unlike stadia in other major cities, the Millennium Stadium is right in the centre of Cardiff. I have been here a couple of times to watch Irish sides play and the atmosphere is...

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  • Rugby - Wales's National Sport

    Rugby Union is very popular in Wales and the national side are one of the top teams in the world. In the 1970s Wales were the best team in Europe but in recent years they haven't been doing so well. That all changed in 2005 when they won the Grand Slam.

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  • "Team Building"

    Also on the agenda was an exercise in "Team Building" -- This involved dealing with an Un-Exploded Bomb - Judging my the pics then I think this is Better left to the Experts in real Life.Although I didn't take part in the "Team Building" exercise, By All accounts it was fun !! All Provided and included in the £15 convention fee

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  • "Organised walks"

    There were two "Organised walks" also programmed into the weekend, Although I didn't personally go on either of these the comments that came back from those that did were Very favourable, There seemed to be something for everybody, regardless of age or ability, So, again, IF this sounds like your thing then come along on the next C2T Activity...

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  • Get WET

    Another activity on offer was to go White Water Rafting on the River Dee, As you can see from the pics it was a Fairly Invigorating trip, Although I have to be honest and say that I didn't go -- This Time :-)Trips were £35 per head for two runs -- Bargain !!So If you fancy a stab at this with some Great company and some Expert tuition then you will...

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  • This Could be YOU

    As I have said on the introduction page, I had my First stab at absailing on the C2T Convention Weekend, -- AWESOME !! Here is the pic of the advice before stepping into the Void -- This could be you !!!!!!

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  • My first try at Archery

    Looking for an All Action Packed Weekend, Well I've just come back from an Excellent one arranged by companions2travel in Llangollen, Wales, Full explanation in my intro, I had my first try at Archery and it was Bril -- Great instruction and Yes, I did manage to hit the target :-) Everything Provided

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  • White water kayaking - Pro Adventure

    Having only kayaked on cannals before we wanted to taste the white water and this was the only company that would take you on a taster without having the kayaking stars. It was two days of fun and hard work. Morning spent on cannal developing your paddle and simple strokes such a ruddering, bracing and sweep strokes. You then move onto moving water...

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  • Rugby Mad

    Wales is Rugby Mad!!!Played with rrreal Passion.Go to any game, even a local youth match on the park and you will be amazed by the passion and high standard ... the country may be small but it has rugby running through its heart.Most common is Rugby Union but also Rugby league is played. If you don't know what I am talking about I guess you are not...

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  • Pot Holing

    Caving.The Southern part of the Brecon Beacons National Park is riddled with caves, caverns and passages, including the biggest cave entrance in South Wales and the largest cave passage in the United Kingdom. With the guidance of Black Mountain Activities experienced cave leaders and equipped with a helmet, head lamp and protective oversuit, you...

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