What shops are there in Cardiff Bay?
Cardiff Bay Retail Park is adjacent to Wales’ only IKEA store. Here you’ll find an ASDA Superstore, B&M Bargains, Home Bargains, Poundstretcher, Sports Direct, JD Sports, Wilko, Pets at Home, Pizza Hut, McDonalds and much more.
Is Cardiff Bay worth visiting?
Cardiff Bay is very historic. We took a boat trip round the bay and it was very enjoyable. The bay has many bars, shops and restaurants to suit everyone and it is only a short distance from the city centre.
Is there a beach at Cardiff Bay?
Entry to the Cardiff Bay Beach is free, and there are chargeable facilities on site. The beach is located in Roald Dahl Plass on the waterfront of Cardiff Bay.
What river flows through Cardiff City Centre?
The River Taff
The River Taff (Welsh: Afon Taf) is a river in Wales. It rises as two rivers in the Brecon Beacons; the Taf Fechan (little Taff) and the Taf Fawr (great Taff) before becoming one just north of Merthyr Tydfil. Its confluence with the River Severn estuary is in Cardiff.
Who owns Cardiff Gate Retail Park?
Previously owned by Granada Ltd., it is owned and operated by Welcome Break.
Is there a beach in Cardiff Bay?
Can you swim in Cardiff Bay?
Cardiff Bay is supplied by two rivers to form a 500-acre (2.0 km2) freshwater lake around the former dockland area south of the City Centre. Swimming in the Bay is only allowed when authorised by the Harbour Authority so by taking part in this event you will join an exclusive group of Cardiff Bay swimmers!
Why was Tiger Bay changed to Cardiff Bay?
This redevelopment was focused around the building of the Cardiff Bay Barrage, one of the most controversial building projects of the day, which impounded the rivers Taff and the Ely to create a massive freshwater lake. This resulted in the equally controversial renaming of the area as “Cardiff Bay”.
Is Cardiff a seaside town?
Since they built an artificial beach in Roald Dahl Plass a few weeks ago, Cardiff is a coastal resort with a beach. Plenty going on this weekend with the Harbour Festival so be sure to check that out during your stay in Cardiff.