Things to do in Cardiff Bay

There are lots of things to do in Cardiff, making it one of the most interesting places to visit in Wales. From the restored symbols of Cardiff’s glorious yesterdays, rich in history and culture, to the exciting vision of the future captured in the Waterfront’s fantastic style and architecture… there really is something for everyone at Cardiff Bay.


Many visitors come down to the Bay just to stroll along the water’s edge and soak up the atmosphere, but if you’re looking for places to visit there’s plenty of choice. From small attractions in historic locations to huge engineering and architectural feats the Bay has a wide range of free and paid attractions to keep you entertained throughout the year

So no matter what the weather’s doing outside there’s no excuse for staying away.

Eat, Shop, Relax

By day and by night, weekdays and weekends, there’s always lots going on in the Bay. It’s a cosmopolitan place to eat out, offering international cuisine, bistros, cafes, with a range of great bars and pubs.

You’re sure to find plenty to entertain you too – whether you’re looking for lively nightlife or family fun, it’s all within easy reach.

Cardiff International Sports Village (ISV)

Located on a peninsula in Cardiff Bay, Cardiff International Sports Village is part of the dramatic regeneration of the Welsh Capital. Home to the Cardiff International White Water Centre, Cardiff Bay Water Activity Centre and Cardiff Marina, the area offers an array of fantastic activities both on and off the water. Why not come along and join in the fun?

Stay in Cardiff Bay

Whether you are on a Cardiff city break, seeing a show with friends or on a trip with the family, there are a range of great places to stay in the Bay! From the luxurious five-star St. David’s Hotel & Spa to a room on a budget, Cardiff Bay has plenty of choice – and they are only a short walk from world class visitor attractions and the waterfront.

Business in the Bay

Cardiff Bay is made up of a diverse mix of organisations; ranging from charities to the public and private sector. Primarily focused on the leisure and tourism industry, and more recently the creative sector, the Bay is a bustling area. So whether you are looking for a particular product or service or even new location to set up your business then Cardiff Bay could be the answer for you.