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If you’re a nature lover, you’re in luck. Roath blooms with beautiful colours when the flowerbeds bloom in season. The neighbourhood is full of plentiful food and drink options, we picked out a small selection of our favourites. Just take a walk down Welfield Road to see for yourself.
Roath offers a stunning view all year round. It’s known for it’s impressive houses, greenery, parks and lakes. Not forgetting it has its very own lighthouse! The area is described as the ‘Bohemian side of Cardiff’ and is very creative, even hosting an annual art festival called ‘Made in Roath’, a week to showcase local and national artists. Roath also boats many hidden gems and quirks, with vintage markets and independent hang outs. Come and take a look for yourself.
Remember – this is only a small selection of what’s on offer in the neighbourhood!
HOW TO GET TO ROATH
Walk: You can walk to Roath in under an hour. Whilst you’re there, the area is full of scenic walking routes including an accessible walk around Roath Park and Lake. More information here.
Bike: Ride your Nextbike into this neighbourhood, then dock it up outside the old church opposite the Pear Tree, at the Wellfield Road and Albany Road interchange (8364).
Train: The nearest railway stations are Heath High Level and Heath Low Level, a 20 minute walk away.
Bus: Catch Cardiff Bus 28 at various departure points in the City Centre and alight at Roath Park or Lake Road East. More information and other routes here.
Car: Most streets in Roath are reserved for resident parking. Pay and displays are available.
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It’s time to live like a local. Each area of the city has its own unique quality.