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“Cardiff bay Barrage”

Ranked #11 of 160 things to do in Cardiff
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Owner description: This dam transformed Cardiff's landscape from unsightly, marshy mudflats to dry, fertile land surrounding a pretty lake.
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Cardiff bay Barrage”
Reviewed 9 July 2012

fascinating. Amazing locks. lovely place for people ofa ll ages - wonderful to walk when the weather is good. Good for families - plenty of space for bikes - no cars. Very well designed. Lovely scenery. Lots of comorants around. Cardiff Bay a briliant area.

Visited April 2012
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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“BOBBING UP AND DOWN LIKE THIS”
Reviewed 3 July 2012

I haven't got a clue what the environmental or economical advantages the Barrage has conferred upon the City, but as a recreational facility it is primo. The views, the river trips, messing about on the water, cycling through to Penarth and around. Brilliant, and an impressive piece of engineering

Visited June 2012
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wales uk
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“great setting”
Reviewed 28 June 2012

on a nice day worth a visit nice to walk around the bay

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New England
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260 reviews
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“Excellent walk!”
Reviewed 27 June 2012

If you have some extra time at Cardiff Bay, do walk the barrage. They've done a really fine job making it a pleasant and scenic place to stroll. Geeky types will enjoy the engineering details; history buffs can view some educational materials at the start. Little ones can have a playground, and dogs just think the barrage is groovy. Lots of good fresh sea air, too.

Visited May 2012
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Laugharne, Wales
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“a nice walk”
Reviewed 26 June 2012

on a nice day, this is a great way to walk across the bay

Visited September 2011
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