Discover the Welsh capital on a day trip from Bournemouth, and see all the main sights including the Millennium Centre and the National Assembly of Wales. The coastal port city is rich in cultural heritage and you'll hear its stories as you explore with a guide. Check out local landmarks such as Cardiff Castle and Bute Park with its landscaped parkland and a mini Stonehenge. After a tour, you'll have ample free time to explore, or shop for souvenirs in the Victorian arcades.
Guided day trip to Wales from Bournemouth
Visit the Welsh capital of Cardiff on the southern coast
Learn about Cardiff Castle, the City Hall, and National Museum
See the Millennium Stadium, which is one of the UK's largest arenas
Use free time to shop in the historical arcades or St. David's Dewi Sant
The castle has a long and interesting history with different parts of it being built in different ages. The original castle dates back to the Romans, parts of the present castle walls incorporates part of the Roman fort.
Pierhead is the old headquarters of the Cardiff Railway Company that transported most of the coal from the pits to the dockyard. Today the building is officially part of the National Assembly of Wales and is now open to the public as a Welsh history museum and exhibition.
The stadium is the Welsh national stadium and is home to the Welsh rugby team, also some football matches are played there. The stadium was built in 1999 and has a capacity of 75,000, because of its size it has also played host to concerts by people including Madonna, The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney and U2. It is the second largest stadium in the world with a closing roof. Tours of the stadium are available.