Cardiff Bay Walking Tour - 2 hour walk a with a Blue Badge Guide, small groups - maximum 10
Celebrating Cardiff Bay, in 30 years the new and unique architecture of the Bay is making for iconic international images of Cardiff.
Also, we remember that just 100 years ago, Cardiff was the biggest coal port in the world exporting coal and iron to power an empire. Over 50 nationalities settled in Cardiff Docks and the area quickly earned the nickname 'Tiger Bay'. The tour is supported by a selection of photographs from the Tiger Bay Archive Collection to demonstrate how the area has changed.
The walk will take in the Pier House, The Senedd-Welsh Parliament, Norwegian Church, Mermaid Quay, Mount Stuart Graving Docks, Bute Street, Mount Stuart Square, Coal Exchange and Canal Park.
Cardiff City Walking Tour -2 hour walk with a Blue Badge Guide, small groups - maximum 10
This tour explores the ‘Avenues and Alleyways’ of Cardiff City Centre, uncovering its nooks and crannies and its inner secrets. Discover Cardiff’s rich and varied history. Trace its origins as a modest Roman port, via the influence of the Normans, its prominent role in the court of Elizabeth 1st, the remarkable prosperity of the entrepreneurial Victorian era when it dominated the world’s coal industry – culminating in today’s modern, vibrant and cosmopolitan centre, one of Europe’s youngest capital cities.
The walk will take in the Civic Centre, Market, Arcades, Principality Stadium and Castle
Cost per tour: £30 per person
Maximum of 10 per group
Group rate £160
The tour guide will be a qualified guide; a member of Wales Official Tourist Guides Association. These are the only guides officially recognised by Visit Wales and Welsh Government to guide in Wales. They have undergone extensive training, passing both practical and academic guiding examinations.