Around Cardiff Bay

Our original Cardiff plan was to book a city centre hotel. Rummaging around on the internet we stumbled upon a swish place overlooking the water at Cardiff Bay and that original thought was ditched. Knowing nothing about the neighbourhood (only that it was out of the centre) we went for it on the assumption a hotel…

Dipping into Cardiff’s Parks and Arcades

As well as an incredible castle Cardiff has no less than eight elegant Victorian and Edwardian shopping arcades – my view that we couldn’t leave without visiting at least one was not shared by Husband and Son, but I put my foot down. Literally across the road from the castle gates we stumbled upon Castle Arcade, a…

Exploring Cardiff’s Castle

I’d been to Wales. I’d been to three of the four UK capital cities, but until this summer I’d never been to Cardiff. Husband needed to venture to the south of Wales for work, an opportunity to see Cardiff and a weekend away was on the horizon. It was seized. Top of the list of Cardiff’s attractions,…