Cardiff: an insider’s guide If you’re visiting Cardiff, a little local knowledge helps you dive deeper into the city’s soul and find the very best places to eat, drink and visit Must do Cardiff Bay Cardiff’s waterfront offers heaps to do – funky bars, playgrounds, boat trips and attractions. Cardiff Castle From the gargoyles on the castle walls to secret tunnels, Cardiff Castle is brought vividly to life. Shopping in Cardiff Cardiff has worked hard to earn its reputation as one of the top shopping destinations in Britain. Must do in Cardiff Cardiff is full of unexpected surprises that make a visit essential. National Museum of Wales, Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff Taff Trail by Castell Coch, near Cardiff Riverside Farmer's Market, Cardiff Principality Stadium, Cardiff Cardiff International White Water Centre, Cardiff Bay St Fagans Natural History Museum, near Cardiff National Museum Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre Chapter Arts Centre Cardiff Castle The Taff Trail Farmers Market Principality Stadium Cardiff International White Water St Fagans National History Museum The Cardiff Story View full list Gay Cardiff: out in the capital Cardiff’s lively gay scene sits comfortably amidst the city’s shopping district and historical sites. South Wales history There are fantastic places to find out about South Wales’ historic past. From Cardiff Castle to the Glamorgan Heritage Coast, plan your adventure.