Private Walking Tour of Cardiff
Discover the rich character of Cardiff, a riverside capital city layered with six millennia of history that boasts a strong Welsh identity and buzzing cultural mix.
- Discover the exciting modern history of this regenerated city, a former fishing village and home of 17th century pirate Sir Henry Morgan.
- Stroll Cardiff’s stylish, dynamic city centre with its youthful population and deep roots in a past spanning 6,000 years.
- See the city’s most iconic landmarks, including Cardiff University, City Hall, Cardiff Castle and Principality Stadium (formerly Millennium Stadium).
- Along the way, enjoy a pint or glass of house wine at a local pub while learning about the best spots in the city, according to locals.
- Learn about Cardiff’s strong Welsh identity, from laverbread and male voice choirs to the national fervour for rugby.
- See Cardiff’s National Museum, Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral and enjoy a stroll around the city’s old-style Central Market, a Victorian-era indoor shopping bazaar.
On this fascinating private walking tour of Cardiff, stroll an exciting city, rich in historic sights and cultural attractions and a major centre of the arts. Dynamic, young and buzzing - yet with deep roots in the past - Cardiff is one of Europe’s fastest-growing cities and the sacred home of Welsh rugby. Your first stop is Cardiff University, founded in 1883, and boasting a noteworthy Alumni in the fields of international sports, politics and journalism with students of 130 different nationalities enrolled each year. City Hall is next, a much-cherished piece of stunning early 20th century architecture, built in pale Portland stone, in Edwardian Baroque style, it is a high-ranking Insta hit.
Cardiff National Museum offers everything from art to dinosaurs - your guide will instruct you on the best ways to explore the museum after your tour and encourage a return for a deeper dig. Next, Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral, built in fine Gothic Revival style, before a wander to admire Cardiff Castle’s fairytale towers. On to Cardiff Principality Stadium, a venue at the heart of Welsh cultural life, from cheering rugby fans on match days to Beyonce gigs, male voice choirs and opera. Lastly, visit the old-style Cardiff Central Market, for Victorian-era indoor shopping in the city’s atmospheric Castle Quarter.