Cardiff Bay

Interesting
The decline of Cardiff's port area, formerly a hub for coal from the mines of South Wales, has been arrested by an ambitious project of urban regeneration. A barrage spanning 1 100m across the Taff estuary has been built, creating a freshwater lake nowadays fronted by a promenade with shops, cafés and restaurants. Two buildings are of particular interest: the Wales Millennium Centre, home to a large theatre, and the Techniquest centre.

Useful information

Address : 

CF11 0JL Cardiff

Opening hours

[weekends and school hols: every 35min; rest of year: every hr 11am-5pm (return 10.30am-4.30pm); by bus: Baycar - bus stops on High Street and St Mary Street - every 10-20min 6am-midnight]

Nearby tourist attractions

Norwegian Church
Norwegian Church
This old church dedicated to Norwegian
0:15
Pierhead Building
Pierhead Building
This tiled, red brick and ceramic
0:15
Techniquest
Techniquest
Located opposite the old dry docks, this
1:30
Millennium Stadium
Millennium Stadium
Nothing is too good for Wales' national
0:15
Cardiff Castle/Castell Caerdydd
Cardiff Castle/Castell Caerdydd
This fortified castle with a mighty keep
1:00
National Museum of Wales/Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Cymru
National Museum of Wales/Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Cymru
The museum's remarkable collections are
3:00
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Norwegian Church
Norwegian Church
This old church dedicated to Norwegian
0:15
Pierhead Building
Pierhead Building
This tiled, red brick and ceramic
0:15
Millennium Stadium
Millennium Stadium
Nothing is too good for Wales' national
0:15
See all