Beautiful Cardiff is especially suited to those who love nature and the outdoors. From walking to watersports, Cardiff lets you take advantage of her beautiful setting to get active and to enjoy the sights.

  • Take advantage of the 500-acre freshwater lake of Cardiff Bay for competitive watersports like windsurfing, sailing, canoe polo, power boating, water skiing, and dragon boat racing. Call 44 (0) 29 2087 7900.
  • If Golf is more your cup of tea then take a short drive just outside of Cardiff to the Vale Hotel, Golf and Spa Resort . The course here is the longest in Europe! Get info. on all great courses in the Cardiff area by calling The Greens of Southern Wales at 0870 600 6088, or visiting online at . Their listing of top courses in the area is an invaluable tool for golfers visiting Cardiff.
  • By getting just outside the city you can find a more tranquil and beautiful natural atmosphere in the Vale of Glamorgan. Try taking a lovely, peaceful walk, here. For something a bit more active, continue a bit further out of the city to the national park Brecon Beacons, where you can participate in such activities as paragliding, caving, rock climbing, horse riding, canoeing, mountain biking, and sailing. Check out for more ideas!

Sports fans are quite well catered for in Cardiff. The premier venue is the Millennium stadium which hosts international rugby and football matches as well as other sporting events.

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Next door to the Millennium stadium is the Arms Park where you can watch club rugby.



The Cardiff City Stadium is where Cardiff City play their home football matches.


Glamorgan County Cricket Club are to be found at the SWALEC Stadium (Sophia Gardens).


Cardiff Devils are the local ice hockey team.