St Fagans National Museum of History has been Wales’s most popular attractions for years. It is a people’s museum, where you can explore the history of the city through people’s everyday lives. Many of the exhibits and attractions are hands on, making it a great place to take the kids.

Principality Stadium (formally known as The Millennium Stadium) is the national stadium of Wales and is home to the Welsh Rugby team. Why not take a tour of the stadium, taking in all the sights and sounds of the stadium and discover what really goes on behind the scenes on match day.

Cardiff Castle is one of Wales most popular attractions. Located in the heart of the capital, the Castle has nearly 2,000 years of history just waiting to be explored. View the Norman Keep, walk across the Battlement Walk, see what life was like in the Castle Apartments and learn all about how the castle was used as an Air Raid Shelter to protect the people of the city during WWII bombings.

Located only a short walk from Cardiff Castle is Bute Park and Arboretum. Filled with nature trails, rare trees and plants, wildlife and cafes. Its a great day out for all the family.

Travelling to Cardiff by Ferry

The closest ferry port to Cardiff is Pembroke Ferry Terminal. This ferry terminal is approximately 156km away (97 miles) which would be a pleasant drive allowing you to explore the Welsh countryside, taking around 2 hours.

There is actually three separate Welsh to ferry ports that will get you within a 5 hours drive of Cardiff. Where ever you live in the world, driving to Cardiff should be easy with ferries arriving into Wales from the Republic of Ireland.