Places to visit
Whether you have a destination in mind, or you feel like exploring South Wales, below is a list of places of interest throughout South Wales. From family friendly days out to walks around the beautiful scenery that Wales is renowned for.
In AD 75, the Romans built a fortress at Caerleon. At the National Roman Legion Museum you can learn what made the Romans a formidable force and how life wouldn't be the same without them.
The Cardiff City Stadium is a 26828 all-seated sports stadium the home of Cardiff City Football Club, the stadium also hosts the home matches of the Cardiff Blues rugby union team.
Located in Cardiff city centre on Park Place, close to Cathays Park. The theatre has a capacity of 1,144, and hosts a number of touring productions including Musical theatre, plays and children's shows and also presents an annual Christmas pantomime.
Experience the life of a coal miner in the valleys. The highlight of the Big Pit experience is the underground guided tour, where visitors are kitted up and taken down 300ft underground for a first-hand glimpse into the working conditions faced by the miners.
Built in the 1820s for the William Crawshay, ironmaster of Merthyr’s Cyfarthfa Ironworks. Part of the building now houses a museum, containing both local artefacts and an eclectic selection of Egyptian, Greek and Asian pieces.
Built on the site of the Lewis Merthyr colliery. With an indoor recreation of a 1950s street, complete with three shops, cottage and the Black Gold Tour an interactive experience of the sights, sound and smells a miner would have experienced in the colliery. There is an art gallery with exhibits from both local and national artists.
One of Wales' leading heritage attractions. During 2000 years of history, the Castle has been a Roman Garrison, a Norman stronghold and in Victorian times was transformed into a gothic fairytale fantasy.