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Cardiff Area
Cardiff Area

Cardiff Area

Cardiff and its surrounding area is a great holiday destination for a city break or longer holiday as there is plenty of attractions and outdoor activities. The city centre and area offers a range of accommodation from Hotels to cottages.



Explore the Cardiff Area

Cardiff is the capital of Wales and the highest populated county in Wales. It is located to the South of Wales on the banks of the River Taff. The area is made up of the city and a large urban area.

The city centre is flat area surrounded by hills in every direction. The area is rich in culture and heritage such as Cardiff Castle, the Millennium Stadium, and the Pierhead Building. The city of Cardiff is a large commercial centre and significant tourist centre and is the centre for cultural and sporting institutes in Wales. The city of Cardiff has many parkland areas, 10% of the city is parkland which are ideal for many different recreational activities.

The Taff Trail, 55miles long, runs through many of the Cardiff’s parklands from Cardiff Bay to the Brecon in Brecon Beacons National Park. The Centenary walk, which runs for 2.3miles within the city centre, is ideal for tourist and ramblers to view some of Cardiff’s historic buildings and landmarks. In the area of Cardiff there are seaside towns such as Penarth, 5miles south of Cardiff city.

Penarth is a splendid place to visit, with its acres of beautiful parks, cliff top walks and at the harbour a magnificent 450 berth yacht marina. 

Some of our favourite escapes...

  • Holiday Cottage in Monmouthshire, Wales
    Bechers Cottage

    Holiday Cottage in Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales

    Becher's Cottage, 5 Star Self-Catering Cottage in Monmouthshire, peaceful and quiet rural location, where all can relax and enjoy the beautiful countrysire.

    Pet & Dog Friendly Family Friendly  

    £ 400.00 - £ 650.00 per week

  • Holiday Cottage in Monmouthshire, Wales
    Fern Holiday Cottage Pet Friendly Self Catering in Rural Wales

    Holiday Cottage in Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales

    The cottage is in 15 acres of glorious, peaceful countryside with magnificent views. Approx 15 minutes from Chepstow and the M48. Private woodlands, nature walks, a rambling brook,...

    Pet & Dog Friendly Family Friendly  

    £ 420.00 - £ 600.00 per week

  • Holiday Cottage in Monmouthshire, Wales
    Parsons Grove Self Catering Holiday Cottages with Pool Wales

    Holiday Cottage in Chepstow Caldicot, Monmouthshire, Wales

    Ideal location for large groups, family get togethers, reunions, work related events, residential courses. Swimming Pool. Wonderful, peaceful, magnificent views, within easy access...

    Pet & Dog Friendly Family Friendly  

    £ 280.00 - £ 896.00 per week

  • B&B in Powys, Wales
    Craig y Nos Castle B&B Accommodation in the Brecon Beacons

    B&B in Swansea Valley, Powys, Wales

    Stay in Craig y Nos Castle in the Brecon Beacons National Park. B&B from £33.33 PPN. Enjoy walks and mountain scenery. Dog friendly. Relaxed and informal Graded 3 star guest house....

    Pet & Dog Friendly Wheelchair Friendly Family Friendly  

    £ 33.33 - £ 71.50 pppn

  • Hotel in Cardiff, Wales
    Park Inn Cardiff City Centre Budget Hotel in Cardiff

    Hotel in Cardiff, Cardiff, Wales

    This budget hotel is ideally located in the heart of Cardiff, close to the International Arena, Cardiff Castle, Millennium Stadium and the Bus and train stations. Comfortable moder...

    Family Friendly  

    £ 52.50 - £ 295.00 per night

  • Child Friendly Attraction in Pembrokeshire, Wales
    Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo in Pembrokeshire

    Child Friendly Attraction in Kilgetty, Pembrokeshire, Wales

    Current holders of the Best Family Day Out in Wales award, Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo has something from everyone from the Jolly Barn to Folly Zoo, from the indoor vintage f...

    Childrens Attractions, Indoor and Outdoor Play Areas, Theme Parks, Zoos Farms and Wildlife Parks, Cafes Coffee Shops and Tearooms

  • Stately Home in Cardiff, Wales
    Cardiff Castle

    Stately Home in Castle Street, Cardiff, Wales

    Cardiff Castle is an extremely interesting place to visit, with 2000 years of history there is plenty to explore and discover.

    Historic Buildings and Monuments, Childrens Attractions

  • Park, Garden or Woodland in Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
    Dyffryn Gardens

    Park, Garden or Woodland in St Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales

    Dyffryn Gardens have a wide selection of original and beautiful gardens that individually are very interesting and amazing.

    Parks Gardens and Woodlands

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