UK Travel Guide



Cardiff in Glamorgan

The City of Cardiff was granted City status by Edward VII and in 1955 it was proclaimed capital of Wales, before that many years ago the story began with the invasion of Romans who invaded Britain in AD43. Cardiff has at least 2000 years of history, excellent architecture, especially the Civic Centre which can be compared to that of New Delhi or Washington. Visit the National Museum & Gallery with one of the finest Impressionist Collections outside Europe, Museum of Welsh Life, an exciting open-air museumfrom the Iron Age to present. An excellent shopping centre,with at least 18 different ethnic cuisines for you to sample and ofcourse the mouthwatering Welsh fare. Take a conducted tour of the Millennium Stadium, one of the finest in Europe, visit the Rugby Hall of Fame and walk the player's tunnel. The Welsh Institute of Sport and various golf clubs are situated on the perimeter for those who feel the need for exercise! You can discover the world of theatre and music at The New Theatre, St Davids Hall and Cardiff International Arena with various productions throughout the year. Take a stroll round Cardiff Bay, a 100 years ago Cardiff was the busiest coal port in the world, the docks have been transformed into an innovative and super waterfront linked with the heart of the City, its new and growing every day. Staying in and around Cardiff is easy, from 5* hotels to cosy B & B, great value for money and friendly service.