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Top Things to Do in Cardiff

07 Sep 2016

Top Things to Do in Cardiff
Moving home can be a difficult and stressful time, especially if you are moving to an unfamiliar area. It can be difficult to settle into a new home and find your way around the local area.

You may also find yourself lost for things to do in your spare time as you don’t know the area too well. That’s why we have come up with a brief guide of some of the top things to see and do in the city of Cardiff. There’s plenty to see and do in the city,. no matter what you’re looking for and we can help you get started. No matter what kind of activities you are looking for, our guide takes a look at some of the top things to do in Cardiff. Whether you're looking to take in some culture, do a bit of shopping or enjoy a fun day out, we have the perfect solution for you.


  • If you’re looking to take in some culture in Cardiff then there’s plenty to see and do. Why not take the time to visit one of Britain’s oldest Christian sites and head to Llandaff CathedralIt boasts 900 years of history through various installations and renovations.
  • There’s more culture to be taken in at Cardiff Castle, as well as plenty of fun for the whole family. With plenty of events on throughout the year and even more to see and do in and around the castle grounds, this is a must visit place in Cardiff.
  • You can also head to the national museum and art gallery for free. There are over 500 years of paintings, sculptures and artworks on display from a huge number of artists. They also host special exhibitions and events so take a look what’s on before you arrive.

Shopping and Leisure Time

  • If you’re looking for somewhere to shop, eat and relax, then Mermaid Quay has it all. It’s a great place for all kinds of activities such as walks along the waterfront or going on a shopping spree. There’s also weekly entertainment going on with something for everyone.
  • Make sure that you pay a visit to the Indoor Market for some great local produce and of course, some delicious Welsh cakes. You can also find a wide range of second-hand records and books at the market so why not pay a visit.
  • There’s also a huge amount of shopping in the city centre, just around the corner from Cardiff Castle. This includes St David’s Dewi Sant Cardiff, Capitol Shopping Centre and the Queen's Arcade shopping complexes.


Fun Days Out

  • If you’re a fan of Doctor Who, then Cardiff has the perfect day out for you. The perfect experience for any fan of the popular franchise is the Doctor Who Experience. With plenty of fun including behind-the-scenes action and a huge collection of props and memorabilia.
  • Cardiff is also home to one of the biggest stadiums in the UK. The Principality Stadium, also known as the Millennium Stadium, plays host to national rugby and football team matches. There are also tours available and other events held at the stadium so take a look.
  • The Chapter Arts Centre also provides a fun day out for all to enjoy. There’s a range of performances, exhibition and films on display for all to enjoy. It’s a cultural hub of creative expression that attracts art fans from all over.


These are just a few ideas of some great days out and things to do in Cardiff. As the capital of Wales, the city is bustling with life and there's always plenty to see and do. Take inspiration from our guide or find your own things to do in the city. We hope the guide gives you some ideas of things to see and do if you've recently moved to the city. If you're thinking of moving to Cardiff or are planning to move soon, then Bishop's Move can help make the move stress free. We have a local branch in Cardiff so make sure you get in touch with us today.