Cardiff Airport Local Attractions


Wales Millennium Centre

This stunning venue is home to the Welsh National Opera as well as hosting ballet, dance and musicals. The Millennium Centre also houses seven diverse and exciting cultural organisations under one roof.


Millennium Stadium

A modern icon of Cardiff, the Millennium stadium is host to world class sporting events. Visit the site and find out about coming events, book tickets, catch up on the latest news.Tours of the stadium are also available, taking in the dressing rooms, the players tunnel, royal box and highest tier of the stadium.


Museum of Welsh Life at St Fagans

Opened in 1948, St Fagans is Wales’ most popular heritage attraction. At this open air museum, you can see how the people of Wales lived, worked and spent their leisure time over several centuries. The Museum stands in the grounds of themagnificent St Fagans Castle and the surrounding 100-acre parkland hosts over thirty original buildings as well as largeindoor galleries housing exhibitions of costume, daily life and farming implements. Open 10.00 am – 5.00 pm daily and admission is free for all.


The Brecon Beacons

Just 25 miles north of Cardiff, the Brecon Beacons National Park contains some of the most spectacular and distinctive upland formations in southern Britain. Enjoy 1347 sq km of hills and mountains forests, valleys, waterfalls, lakes, caves and gorges and endless opportunity for outdoor activities including guided walks.


The Cardiff Waterbus

Enjoy a unique view of Cardiff from the water, taking in the sites of Cardiff Bay. There are regular services between Penarth, Cardiff’s waterfront and the City Centre. Visitors to the City can also take advantage of the Waterbus service operating on the river Taff to travel to and from the City by boat, or enjoy a birthday or hen party with a difference!


The Red Dragon Centre

Located in the heart of Cardiff bay, The Red dragon Centre is home to a whole host of venues, activities and events throughout the year. Under one roof, you’ll find Hollywood bowling, a plethora of restaurants from around the globe, an ODEON Cinema and Vitality Health and Fitness Gym. Car Parking is free for customers of the facilities within the centre – visit their website for further info!

Tourist Information

More information on local attractions can be obtained from:

Cardiff Tourist Information Centre

Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, CF10 5AL.

For more information on local sports events, the best restuarants to dine at and where you should focus your attention on your shopping trip, head to Visit Cardiff or Email: if you have any specific queries.

Cardiff Airport Local Amenities

There are several large shopping centres in Cardiff city centre as well as a host of other shops and eating options. The most popular shopping mall is St David’s Shopping Centre

St David’s Shopping Centre


Cathedral Walk Cardiff Wales CF10 2DS Tel: 029 2036 7600

Open: 9.30am-8.00pm Mon-Fri 9.30am-7pm Sat 11am-5pm Sun

  • A traditional shopping centre, one of the oldest in Cardiff.
  • Over 200 Stores including: Debenhams, M&S, Paperchase and John Lewis
  • Facilities: Toilets, Baby changing facilities, Little Shopper Scheme, Disabled services and Free WiFi