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    The Welsh capital city of Cardiff is an ever-popular destination for holidays to Wales, indeed, in 2011 National Geographic magazine rated Cardiff as sixth in their list of  'world’s top alternative holiday destinations'. Take your next holiday to Cardiff with Shearings and you’ll soon see why the city is so highly regarded, as we take you to the very best Cardiff attractions, exploring the city’s rich history and vibrant culture, with a multitude of visitor attractions to suit all tastes just waiting to be experienced.

     

    About Cardiff

    Today, Cardiff is Wales’s capital city, located in South Wales in the county of South Glamorgan. Cardiff was a small town until the early 19th century, and was granted city status in 1905, becoming the Welsh capital city in 1955. Cardiff is a port city, located where the River Taff meets the Severn Estuary. Famous Cardiff residents have included author Roald Dahl, singer Shirley Bassey and musician Ivor Novello, after whom the popular song-writing awards are named.

    Cardiff Attractions

    Places to visit in Cardiff include Castell Coch; a 19th-century Gothic Revival castle, the Wales Millennium Centre, where you’ll find shops, restaurants and theatres; and St Fagans National History Museum, which, in 2011 was named “the United Kingdom’s favourite visitor attraction” by Which? Magazine, so it really is a must-see.   Cardiff is home to the world’s oldest record shop, Spiller’s. The National Museum Cardiff gives you the chance to enjoy Welsh art and explore Welsh history in stunning surroundings.
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    cardiff weekend

    The Holiday Inn Cardiff North Hotel is in a quiet location, yet just a minute’s drive from both the ...

    4 days from only

    £159pp

    £318 Total Price

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    Hotel: Holiday Inn Cardiff North

    Board Basis: Half Board

    Duration: 4 Days

    Travel By: Coach

    Christmas in Cardiff

    Join us on this festive break to the vibrant city of Cardiff and enjoy visits to maritime Bristol ...

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    5 days from only

    £449pp

    £898 Total Price

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    Hotel: Park Inn by Radisson Cardiff

    Package Type: Christmas

    Board Basis: Various

    Duration: 5 Days

    Travel By: Coach

    Christmas in Cardiff

    Join us on this festive break to the vibrant city of Cardiff and enjoy visits to maritime Bristol ...

    See what's included

    5 days from only

    £449pp

    £898 Total Price

    Shortlist
    View Seat Plan

    Hotel: Park Inn by Radisson Cardiff

    Package Type: Christmas

    Board Basis: Various

    Duration: 5 Days

    Travel By: Coach

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