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ITINERARY: CELEBRITY FOR A DAY
Want to see what it’s like to live the high life just for one day? This is the perfect itinerary for a very special birthday celebration, engagement idea or just a break from groundhog day!
STOP ONE: WHIZZARD HELICOPTER TOUR
If you want the celebrity treatment, take to the skies and fly over Cardiff with a private helicopter tour. For an experience you won’t forget, The Cardiff City Tour takes you over the famous landmarks in the city, including the Principality Stadium, Cardiff Castle and Cardiff Bay.
You can even book a trial flying session and try it out for yourselves! Take off from Cardiff Heliport based in Cardiff bay. Flights can be up to an hour dependant on your bravery – prices from £99. Book your flight here.
PIT STOP: AFTERNOON TEA AT THE VALE HOTEL
Indulge in a little treat with the Vale’s decadent Afternoon Tea with views to die for you’ll be forgiven for thinking you’re deep in the heart of the beautiful Welsh countryside but only a 30 minute drive from Cardiff City Centre!
Choose from the Traditional Afternoon Tea, Vegan Afternoon Tea or Gluten Afternoon Tea and enjoy a selection of Welsh themed finger sandwiches, traditional favourites like homemade scones and welsh-cakes and, of course, a nice hot pot of your favourite tea from our speciality range. For an even more indulgent treat why not add a glass of prosecco for an extra £6.00? Book here.
STOP THREE: HENSOL CASTLE DISTILLERY
For a more grounded experience why not take a trip to the Gin Distillery at Hensol Castle. Just outside Cardiff in the heart of the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan countryside you’ll find the distillery brewing nicely in the cellar of 17th century Hensol Castle.
The combination of Hensol Castle which is steeped in history together with the modern vibes and fun nature of gin creates a truly distinctive experience, the tour lasts a total of 90 minutes and prices start from £25 pp. Book a tour here.
FINAL PIT STOP: DINNER AT THE IVY
After a few gins or even flying high, why not try the perfect dining experience at The Ivy for dinner? With something for everyone, The Ivy Cardiff has an all-day brasserie-style menu that ranges from breakfast through to lunch and dinner including light snacks, sandwiches, cocktails and afternoon tea.
With a dedicated weekend brunch menu with some delicious alternatives to the mid-week à la carte and a drinks menu featuring much loved cocktails, including some classic favourites served with a twist. Based in city centre, enjoy a relaxing well deserved evening or afternoon in luxurious surroundings. All in the heart of the city. Book your table here.