Cardiff City Walking Tour with Professional Guide max 10 people

18 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 2 hr

This tour explores the ‘Avenues and Alleyways’ of Cardiff City Centre, uncovering its nooks and crannies and its inner secrets. Discover Cardiff’s rich and varied history. Trace its origins as a modest Roman port, via the influence of the Normans, its prominent role in the court of Elizabeth 1st, the remarkable prosperity of the entrepreneurial Victorian era when it dominated the world’s coal industry – culminating in today’s modern, vibrant and cosmopolitan centre, one of Europe’s youngest capital cites The tour guide will be a qualified local guide; a member of Wales Official Tourist Guides Association. These are the only guides officially recognised by Visit Wales and Welsh Government to guide in Wales. They have undergone extensive training, passing both practical and academic guiding examinations.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Cardiff Bay Walking Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

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We arrive at Cardiff Castle which has dominated the Cardiff landscape for 2000 years plus, with its history in many ways mirroring the city’s development.

Duration: 20 minutes

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Its numerous Victorian and Edwardian shopping arcades is a phenomenon unique to Cardiff, testament to the city’s Victorian entrepreneurs, and offering a distinctive shopping experience. Many of these arcades retain their distinctive and original features

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cardiff Central Market

Experience the hustle and bustle of the city’s thriving Victorian indoor market – built on the site of Cardiff jail. Learn about the area’s ‘bloody’ history. Enjoy a drink here, with an opportunity to taste some ‘Welsh caviar’ and the famous Welsh cakes

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Principality Stadium

One of the world’s greatest sporting venues is based right here in the city centre. But how did this iconic feature and home of Welsh rugby come to occupy such a prime location

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bute Park

Cardiff is one the UK’s greenest cites, thanks to its many parks. Learn about the Park’s history and explore another Welsh phenomenon – the Gorsedd Stones – along with the remains of Blackfriars Priory

Duration: 10 minutes

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Explore the Civic Centre in more detail. It includes the City Hall, the National Museum with one of the world’s finest collection of French Impressionist paintings along with paintings by some of Wales’most prolific artists, and the impressive Queen Alexandra Gardens and Memorial Park

Duration: 10 minutes
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