Beyond Cardiff

Wales is a stunning country with so much to offer. Take a look!

South East Wales is packed with attractions and entertainment for all the family. You’ll find places to explore, events to enjoy and activities to discover. Enriched with a fascinating history and industrial heritage, the South East Wales region has so much to offer, and all within an hours drive of Cardiff. Join the Out and About Club (http://www.outandaboutclub.com/) and you can save £££ on many attractions, including Cardiff Castle. Or buy the Cardiff and Region Welcome Card for your discounts on many of the attractions in the area. Keep Up to Date with what’s happening in South East Wales – check out the BBC’s Website: www.bbc.co.uk/wales/southeast. It’s got all the information; news, sports, traffic and travel – even the weather!


 

The Vale of Glamorgan won’t dissapoint: it has an impressing landscape, rich with inspiring gardens and parkland. There’s plenty to see and do; activities range from golf and riding to fresh water and sea fishing. For those who enjoy walking and cycling there’s the Heritage coastal walk, With fantastic views it’s the perfect way to really discover this beautiful part of Wales. For more information about accommodation in the Vale, attractions, shopping and more please visit: www.gardenofcardiff.com.

 


Discover the County Borough of Bridgend, only 15 minutes from Cardiff, and you will be spoiled for things to do. This beautiful area of the South Wales coast is perfect for families, with miles of golden, sandy beaches for the kids to enjoy. Outdoor enthusiasts will find miles of magnificent coastline, breathtaking mountain scenery and idyllic country parks just waiting to be explored. Add to this ancient castles, picture-postcard villages and fascinating heritage attractions and you have something new and exciting to do every day. For complete details: http://www.bridgend.gov.uk/



Caerphilly
 – Located in the heart of Southern Wales, is only a 10 miles drive from Cardiff, Wales’ Capital city in the south. The Brecon Beacons National Park is on its doorstep, located to the north with fantastic scenery along the route. http://www.visitcaerphilly.com/: use this website to explore and enjoy Caerphilly and the surrounding area before you visit.


To get a glimpse of what South Wales has to offer before taking a visit click on www.southernwales.com and http://www.windowonwales.co.uk/


Be inspired by Wales. The Wales Tourist Board Website is choc-a-bloc with activities, attractions and accommodation. http://www.visitwales.com/ Wales, The Big Country. Which of these is your Wales? For lovers of nature or the great outdoors this is a paradise on earth. But if culture and history are your passion then you are equally well catered for.


Cardiff is one of the most attractive cities of Europe. Please visit http://www.visiteuropeancities.info/ for the official tourism guide to other great European cities.