Hidden gems in Cardiff

1. Head off on a sculpture trail

Scoop up the kids and take them on the super-cute sculpture trail around the Fforest Fawr just behind Castell Coch. The trail is designed to ignite the imagination – look out for its wooden animal sculptures peeking out from several unexpected nooks!



2. Take in the views from Cardiff Castle's roof garden

Take to the skies and journey up the spiral staircase of Cardiff Castle to enjoy the serene rooftop garden. The peaceful water features and painted artwork make this the ideal spot to escape city hustle and bustle.


3. Find something special at Cardiff Indoor Flea Market

If you fancy hunting down a hidden vintage treasure, the Cardiff Indoor Flea Market is the place to visit over your weekend. You’ll unearth a whole host of treats that will make a great souvenir or gift to take home. 


4. Admire the roses at Roath Park

If you’re taking a trip to Roath Park, be sure not to miss out on its conservatory. Smell the roses and if you’ve got green fingers, in the summertime you’ll be able to purchase some of your own plants.


5. Be wowed by the Tiled Corridor

The Tiled Corridor was first built in 1882 as part of Cardiff’s free library. It now sits in the Cardiff Story building and is open for all to visit and admire.

6. Tour the city on two wheels

Cycle your way around Cardiff with a guided bicycle tour. Cardiff Cycle Tours offers 2 tours get the most of the city on two wheels: explore Cardiff Bay and its docks or take in the city landmarks and parks.

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