Cardiff is one of Britain’s most vibrant capital cities and recently invested millions in turning around it’s seafront. There’s much to see and do these days and we’ve put together a list of the top 5 free things you can do in Cardiff Wales.
- The National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff – History, science and the arts at your fingertips – the National Museum & Gallery really captures your imagination. It houses the best collection of impressionist paintings outside of Paris. Stroll through elegant art galleries housing world-famous works of art, or take a journey back in time to explore a land of dinosaurs and woolly mammoths.
- The National Assembly For Wales Visitors Centre – To start off you can learn more about Wales and Cardiff itself at The National Assembly For Wales Visitors Centre at the Pierhead and Cardiff Bay Visitors Centre.
- St Fagan’s National History Museum – St Fagans National History Museum, located 4 miles west of the city centre in the grounds of St Fagan’s Castle, is one of Europe’s foremost open-air museums representing the life and culture of Wales and situated in 100 acres of parkland. The museum also has displays of costume, daily life and farming implements.
- Bay Art Gallery – The Bay Art Gallery on Bute Street promotes major exhibitions by Welsh and International Artists.
- Cardiff Summer Festival – The city is also host to one of the UK’s largest free festivals, the Cardiff Summer Festival with events such as Alice Through The Looking Glass Parade, open-air theatre, food and drink, children’s festival, Welsh proms, carnivals, and The Red Dragon Family Festival.
What’s your favorite free thing to do in Cardiff? Let us know in the comments!