Cardiff has been named as one of the top 10 cities in Europe.
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.
Whether you are visiting for the first time or looking for new ways to experience the city, there is always something new to discover in Cardiff. If you like to delve into the past, then Cardiff has a fascinating History just waiting to be explored. Different periods of prosperity, decline and regeneration have left us a varied collection of stunning landmarks to be enjoyed. Cardiff is also a green city, with over 300 parks and gardens, so you have no excuse not to get outdoors.
Cardiff’s culture continues to evolve and you can find out more about its roots at The Cardiff Story, the National Museum, or the Glamorgan Archives. It is also a creative city with companies making film, animation, design and television are in evidence everywhere. There are also many venues, festivals and events that celebrate their locale such as Made in Roath festival and Butetown Carnival, to name just two in a city of festivals. Music lovers can catch concerts, opera and musicals at the Wales Millennium Centre, Principality Stadium, the Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and St David’s Hall. Perhaps art is more your thing? Cardiff has many galleries and artist-run spaces spread across the city. Keep an eye out for street art in unusual locations as you move around the city, where Cardiff based artists have painted lively interventions to animate empty spaces.
Cardiff is a capital for shopping, and with a combination of designer brands, high street names as well as more individual and independent shops, there’s something for everyone. Recently named the 6th best shopping destination in the UK, Cardiff has the whole spectrum of shopping, with charming Edwardian and Victorian arcades and ultra-modern shopping centres. And when you’ve had your fill of retail therapy, there are plenty of cafés, restaurants and bars to stop and relax in.
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The Museum of Welsh Life, St Fagans is one of Europe’s biggest and most exciting open-air museums.
Explore the magnificent Principality Stadium, one of the UK’s top event and sporting venues and an impressive icon of modern Wales.
Cardiff Bay is a diverse waterfront built around a 200-hectare freshwater lake known as ‘the Bay’.
Theatres, galleries, restaurants, bars, shops, free entertainment and behind the scenes tours.
Late nineteenth-century ‘fairytale’-style castle, built on medieval remains, designed for the third marquess of Bute by William Burges.
Cardiff Castle offers 2000 years of history in the heart of the Welsh Capital.
In the heart of Cardiff’s elegant civic centre, the National Museum Cardiff houses Wales’s national archaeology, art, geology and natural history collections.
Science discovery centre, designed to engage people of all ages in science through interactive exhibits and live demonstrations.
2019 is the Year of Discovery where visitors are encouraged to explore what makes Wales unique and the things you will not find anywhere else in the world.
Exit the M4 on junction 33 sign posted Cardiff West. Follow the signs for A4232 Central Cardiff and remain on this road for approximately five miles until you reach the tunnel. Go through the tunnel bearing left at the roundabout, and then keep left at the mini roundabout driving into the Capital FM Centre. Immediately turn left driving straight ahead, Future Inn will be on your right hand side.
Future Inn Cardiff is the ideal choice for both business and leisure stays, situated right in the heart of Cardiff Bay with easy access to Cardiff city centre and its surrounding landmarks and attractions plus conveniently located with access to major roads to the M4 and public transport connections. Free Car Parking and Free Wi-Fi are among the benefits of Choosing Future Inns.Hemingway Road,Cardiff,Glamorgan.CF10 4AU