Family friendly Cardiff


1. See the biggest sand dune in Europe

Just a short drive from Cardiff you’ll discover Merthyr Mawr, which is one of the biggest sand dunes in Europe. Take the kids and slide down the dune for an experience that’s guaranteed to make everyone smile.


2. Visit the gothic-style Castell Coch

Castell Coch

Spark the imagination with a trip to the High Gothic inspired, Castell Coch, also known as the Red Castle. Wander around this fairytale castle and tell each other stories along the way.


3. Take the kids to a farm

Take a break from the bustling city and enjoy a trip to Cefrn Mably Farm Park. The huge space boasts all-weather animal farm fun and a soft area where the younger kids can play.


4. Take a treasure-trail around Cardiff

A self-guided Spy Mission themed treasure trail is the perfect way to entertain the family and unearth the most intriguing areas of Cardiff. Participants can solve clues, crack the codes and ultimately complete the mission in their own time while they explore landmarks such as the Wales Millennium Centre, the Pierhead building and Mermaid Quays.


5. Do some skiing or snowboarding

Whether you’re a seasoned skier or a complete snowboarding beginner, the Cardiff Ski and Snowboard Centre is the perfect place for practice and a party! They provide all the gear if you need it and groups are welcome.


6. Go golfing in a rainforest

Take to the trees at Wales’ first indoor mini golf attraction, Treetop Adventure Golf. Suitable for all ages, families can enjoy the rainforest-themed course and interact with the toucans, cheeky monkeys and of course, singing barbershop frogs.

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