Hidden gems in Cardiff

1. Discover the World of Boats

Take a trip to Cardiff Harbour and you’ll discover World of Boats. Here you’ll find more than 40 rare boats from around the globe, plus visitors will witness boat restorations in action and specially curated exhibitions.


2. 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!


3. 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.


4. Find something special on Rose Street

If you fancy hunting down a hidden vintage treasure, the flea market on Rose Street 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. 


5. 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.


6. 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.

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