Even those of us with a budget can have a great time in Cardiff. All of the following locations are easily from Bridgend, Pontypridd, and of course the Cardiff area itself.
National Museum of Welsh life, CardiffStarted St. Fagan to over 50 of, St Fagan's brings the history of Wales through the ages to full Technicolor, actual size life! Admission is free and parking is plentiful and only 3.50 for the day. Maps and information is abundant throughout many hectares and indoor galleries. A wide variety of buildings have been rebuilt exactly, how you originally created with each brick, which numbered so that the conversion of you is accurate. Such buildings include a Victorian school, Tudor House, Welsh Chapel and Church, farmhouses, Celtic village, miners ' Institute, shops, pre fabs and pig Stys! A visit would not be complete without a journey through the Rhyd y car farms for travel experience. This consists of a series of townhouses, each from a different decade, decorated, moves over the years until the 1980s. As such it is an excellent way of developments by the time to explain the children. Old fashioned confectionery and baking are always popular, homemade bread and Bara Brith queue to judge a true taste of Wales. Special events are often in St Fagan's and the Christmas evenings are a highlight, complete with mulled wine and carol singers.Cardiff BayA has lot written extensive rehabilitation of Cardiff Bay in the past, so this is just a no-brainer that shot. Within the most South Wales especially Bridgend easy reach and Pontypridd, the Bay provides everything you need for a day (and night). Boat trips to the flood of indoor scientific fun and a planetarium in the popular Techniquest, numerous restaurants and the famous Wales Millennium Centre has all Cardiff Bay. Ice-cream parlours sit next to Italian restaurants, comedy clubs and fish and chip places. The Roald Dahl Plas is at night especially spectacular and highlight where constantly changing colored lights, the columns and water tower. The Dr.. The exhibition aptly is situated, how much shooting in Cardiff for Dr. who and spin off Torchwood series. A Norwegian Church is one of the famous sites within the Bay area and flat a short walk away. It is a train station, as well as large bus links and a cheap car park nearby. Interested parties may wish to return to transfer State of Wales visit the Senydd and architecturally impressive new building, which houses the National Assembly.Castell Coch, CardiffImagine a typical fairytale castle with Tower complete with drawbridge, surrounded by trees, you probably have only shown Castell Coch (red Castle) visible from the M4 motorway. A folly, built for a beloved woman is the circular with an open courtyard and tastefully decorated rooms. Gilt edges murals and intricate woodwork are typical in these weddings (only holds 28) and the small but perfectly formed Cafe is a must, before you into the Woods to explore.There is a fee for admission, but free Parkplätze.Historiker may be interested, to discover the connection between Castell Coch and Cardiff Castle, found in the city centre.
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