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HELLO, AND WELCOME TO CARDIFF
We’re here to help make your visit as easy and as enjoyable as possible. If you’re looking for visitor information about Cardiff then you’ve come to the right place! We’ve included a page of all our top tourist tips, as well as some downloadable maps and travel information on travelling to Cardiff and getting around the city.
If you’ve already arrived and need some advice then make sure to pop in to our Visitor Information Point at Cardiff Castle. Looking for the perfect place to park your car? Perhaps you’d like to explore the affordable and reliable ‘park & ride’ services available in Cardiff.
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VISITING FOR A MAJOR EVENT?
Cardiff is proud to host many significants events throughout the year, including international sporting matches, live gigs and concerts, as well as festivals.
There’s many ways to travel to Cardiff whatever brings you to the city, but there’s a few things to be aware of to make sure you get the most out of your visit.
Please be aware during major events, there are usually road closures in place, affecting roads such as Castle Street and Westgate Street. For specific closures, as well as park & ride services and other changes, keep a look out for the specific travel advice blog piece, released the week of (or week before) a major event.
This blog will also highlight available nearby parking that’s appropriate to your requirements, to help you plan in advance.
If you’ll be using the train network, Transport for Wales Rail usually have queuing systems and additional staff at Cardiff Central railway station to ensure guests get where they need safely. Read their specific event guidance for further information.
If you live locally, why not try walking or cycling into town using a Nextbike?
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BE THE KING (OR QUEEN) OF THE CASTLE
Discover Cardiff's first tourist attraction - the historic Cardiff Castle is over 2000 years and anchors the city centre. Enjoy the public square, or have a tour to find out the history behind the impressive monument.