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As the name suggests, Riverside runs alongside the beautiful River Taff with great views across the water to the Principality Stadium and just a few minutes walk into Bute Park. It maintains the community spirit of an area much further away from the City Centre. Here you’ll find an amazing food markets and Asian food.
Just a short stroll away you’ll find Grangetown. The epitome of inner-city Cardiff, it’s up-and-coming and diverse. Grangetownians are extremely proud of their bustling community. A sense of community can be rare in a capital city, but Grangetown boasts plenty. The area is picturesque with pretty Victorian terrace houses, green spaces, and plenty of good pubs to catch up with friends in.
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HOW TO GET TO RIVERSIDE
Walk: The centre of Riverside is a short 20-minute walk from the City Centre. Head down Castle Street, stroll over the bridge and you’ll soon have Taffs Mead Embankment within your sight. Riverside is a relatively small neighbourhood and can be explored on foot.
Bike: Ride your Nextbike into this neighbourhood, then dock it up on Fitzhamon Embankment (8345).
Train: The nearest railway station is Cardiff Central, a 10 minute walk away.
Bus: There are many Cardiff Bus routes that pass through Riverside. One of which is number 8, depart at Tudor Street Lane and you will find yourself a few minutes walk from Nos Da and the Riverside Food Market.
Car: Most streets in Riverside are reserved for resident parking. Pay and displays are available.
HOW TO GET TO GRANGETOWN
Walk: Grangetown is a 20-minute walk from Cardiff City Centre. Take a stroll over the bridge and continue walking down Penarth Road until you get to Grangetown.
Bike: Ride your Nextbike into this neighbourhood, then dock it up outside the Tesco Express store (8340).
Train: Cardiff Central railway station is a 10 minute walk away and the neighbourhood has its own Grangetown railway station.
Bus: Catch Cardiff Bus 8 at Westgate Street and alight at Olympian Drive. Grangetown also has its own Train Station (Clive St, CF11 7JB), it only takes 5 minutes to get from the City Centre to the station.
Car: Most streets in Grangetown are reserved for resident parking. Pay and displays are available.
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