The Welsh capital is not only proud of its culture and distinctive language but it also boasts a freshwater lake and a vivacious nightlife.
One of the most alluring attractions about Cardiff is the ease with which you can escape the urban clamor. With vast acres of greenery stretching north to the Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff has been named one of the top 10 cities in Europe.
A city proud of its culture, language and heritage, Cardiff has gone through an amazing journey over the last 2000 years. Cardiff started off as a small settlement and evolved to one of the world’s busiest ports. It is now a modern capital city in its own right.
Positioned on the Bristol Channel, Cardiff is a waterside city with a freshwater lake controlled by the Barrage. A city renowned for its attractions, sports and entertainment, there is a wealth of things to do to suit your tastes. Historic houses, castles, wildlife and sports are all available options.
Home to the new BBC Wales studios and the main filming location for Doctor Who and Casualty amongst others; take a trip on the wild side by visiting the new Doctor Who Experience. As a host of Olympic football in 2012, Cardiff is known for excelling at throwing events. If you are after sports, visit its excellent stadiums for rugby, cricket and football.
A vigorous entertainment scene exists in and around Cardiff. Operas, ballet and musicals featuring world-class acts have all performed at a wide array of theatres, galleries, museums and live music venues. Verging from traditional to modern ambiance, Cardiff sets the setting for an idyllic trip.
The main rail link connects Cardiff airport station to Cardiff Central and Bridgend. A free shuttle bus is available to the terminal for all passengers with a train ticket. Buses run between Cardiff Central Station and the airport every hour between Monday to Saturday and every two hours on Sunday.