Bute Park and Arboretum Tours and Tickets
The charming Bute Park was once part of Cardiff Castle’s estate but it’s now a public park for all to enjoy. With riverside walking paths and an arboretum, it’s the place to head to enjoy a breath of fresh air when in Cardiff.
Tours and Activities to Experience Bute Park and Arboretum
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This tour explores the ‘Avenues and Alleyways’ of Cardiff City Centre, uncovering its nooks and crannies and its inner secrets. Discover Cardiff’s rich and varied history. Trace its origins as a modest Roman port, via the influence of the Normans, its prominent role in the court of Elizabeth 1st, the remarkable prosperity of the entrepreneurial Victorian era when it dominated the world’s coal industry – culminating in today’s modern, vibrant and cosmopolitan centre, one of Europe’s youngest capital cites The tour guide will be a qualified guide; a member of Wales Official Tourist Guides Association. These are the only guides officially recognised by Visit Wales and Welsh Government to guide in Wales. They have undergone extensive training, passing both practical and academic guiding examinations.
Sightsee in London with a money-saving ticket that combines a hop-on hop-off Original Tour bus with entry to Madam Tussauds, the iconic waxwork museum. The family-friendly combo ticket lets you discover the capital with ease: Explore with three different hop-on hop-off bus routes, see the sights from the water on a Thames River cruise, and brush shoulders with celebrities at Madam Tussauds.
Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.
This self guided audio tour helps you escape the modern city of Cardiff and picture what it was like to walk through the streets of the tiny but lively Tudor Town of Cardiff in the 1500s. Most (but not all) of the Tudor buildings are long gone, but thanks to historical records and maps we can piece together, as you meander through the city centre, what you would have seen, what dramatic events you might have witnessed, and who you might have been lucky enough (or unlucky enough!) to meet. Your journey back in time is helped with period music and sound effects to complete a magical journey of the imagination!
Visit the best of the Welsh capital of Cardiff on a walking tour with a private guide. On your walking tour you will visit the highlights of the Central Market, historic City Hall, Cardiff University, and Bute Park, one of the city’s amazing green spaces. Your guide will take you for a taste of Welsh fare – a local drink or light bite – before finishing at the National Museum Cardiff. At the museum, you will have the chance to see one of the world’s best collections of impressionist paintings outside of Paris, including pieces by Renoir and Monet.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Cardiff may be a young capital city, but it is a city steeped in history and culture. From the Romans to the Normans, from Tudor times to the Industrial Revolution and beyond, the Welsh capital has lived an eventful and full life. On this two-hour walking tour of central Cardiff we will discuss this journey of Cardiff from Roman outpost to the capital of Wales, which saw the city grow rapidly in size, population and wealth across the nineteenth century. This tour takes in all of the major landmarks of the city centre, including Cardiff Castle, Bute Park, Cardiff Market, the Principality Stadium, and the spectacular Civic Centre. Discover not only the architecture and history of Cardiff, but the culture and characters of Wales too, from rugby, food and language, to the iconic figures who made this little country what it is today.
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