Enjoying A Weekend Away In Cardiff

by - Tuesday, July 17, 2018


If there is one place that never disappoints in terms of a weekend away, it's Cardiff. Cardiff has so much to offer, recently playing host to the last two fights of heavyweight boxing champion of the world, Anthony Joshua. These events are just one of many take place at this port city. Not only is there a lot going on, but there are plenty of notable attractions and lots of great views too. With that being said, read on to discover everything you need to know about planning a weekend to remember in Cardiff.

The best things to do in Cardiff 
There is only one place to begin, and this is with some of the best things to do during your weekend away. There are lots of great things to do and see in Cardiff. If you are a fan of history, St Fagan’s National Museum of History is an open-air museum that is situated in St Fagan’s Castle. This is well worth a visit, as you can see more than 40 rebuilt and rescued buildings from all over Wales. Other notable attractions include the Cardiff International White Water Centre, heading to Cardiff Bay, which also happens to be the location of the Doctor Who Experience, taking a water taxi, and going arcade shopping.

Places to eat in Cardiff 
There are lots of great places to eat in Cardiff. Aptly titled ‘Fish’ on Pontcanna Street, is a restaurant where you can pick out a fresh fish from a real working fishmonger. The chef will then cook it in front of you in any way that you like. Don’t panic if you’re no expert, though, as you can simply let the pros choose for you. If you are looking for the best burger in Cardiff, The Grazing Shed does not disappoint. From the Hula Hula burger and the John Wayne burger to a great mixture of chicken and vegetarian burgers, this burger joint has something for everyone. Other notable places to visit include The Clink, Casanova, Hang Fire Southern Kitchen, Mezza Luna, and Shaam Nights.

Saving money
Last but not least, it is always nice when you can save a little bit of money when planning a trip away, isn’t it? There are a number of different ways that you can do this when visiting Cardiff. This includes buying tickets online in advance, as well as getting tickets to the international matches in autumn if you are planning on visiting the main rugby venue – the Principality Stadium.
So there you have it: the complete guide to planning a weekend in Cardiff. Hopefully, you now feel more prepared for your trip to this part of Wales. No matter whether you are a party animal or you are someone looking for culture and natural beauty, Cardiff delivers. Make sure you follow the tips regarding saving a bit of extra cash too. After all, it is always fun to do more for less, isn’t it?

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