Cardiff Cottages

The capital and the largest city of Wales with a population 325,000, Cardiff is Wales' chief commercial centre, the base for most national cultural and sporting institutions and the seat of the National Assembly for Wales; it is a significant tourism centre and the most popular visitor destination in Wales. Cardiff Castle in the centre of the city is a medieval castle and Victorian architecture Gothic revival mansion, transformed from a Norman keep erected over a Roman fort.

Its transformation began in 1868 with a massive rebuilding which turned the castle into a C19th fantasy of a medieval palace, with a series of rooms that can be considered to constitute the highest achievement of later Victorian Gothic Revival design. National Museum of Wales, officially opened in 1927, houses Wales's national archaeology, art, geology and natural history collections as well as major touring and temporary exhibitions.

The art collection at the Museum is one of Europe's finest with five hundred years of magnificent paintings, drawings, sculpture, silver and ceramics from Wales and across the world, including one of Europe's best collections of Impressionist works. The Millennium Stadium has a capacity of 74,500 and had the first fully-retractable roof in the U.K. A multi-purpose, multi-faceted event venue, the Stadium has a UEFA 5-star rating and has hosted matches from two Rugby World Cups, staged six FA Cup Finals and seen major motorsport events and a plethora of concerts. Llandaff Cathedral is the seat of the Bishop of Llandaff, head of the Church in Wales.

The current building was constructed in the C12th over the site of an earlier church. It is one of two cathedrals in Cardiff, the other being the Catholic Cardiff Cathedral in the city centre. St Fagans National History Museum is located 4 miles west of the city centre and is one of Europe's leading open–air museums and Wales's most popular heritage attraction. It stands in the grounds of the magnificent St Fagans Castle, a late C16th manor house.

During the last fifty years, over forty original buildings from different historical periods have been re-erected in the 100-acre parkland, among them houses, a farm, a school, a chapel and a Workmen's Institute. St Fagans explores all aspects of how people in Wales have lived, worked and spent their leisure time. Also west of the city centre at Canton is Chapter, a multi-artform cultural setting that presents and produces international art, performance and film alongside a dynamic social space. With over 800,000 visitors every year, it has two film theatres, two theatres and many spaces for ongoing art production and resident artists together with two bars, a cafe and a shop.

At its peak, Cardiff's port area became the busiest port in the world; in the years leading up to WWI, more than 10 million tonnes of coal were exported annually from Cardiff Docks. Cardiff Bay was created by the Cardiff Barrage to form a 500-acre freshwater lake round the former dockland area south of the city centre. The Senedd in Cardiff Bay houses the debating chamber and three committee rooms for the National Assembly for Wales. The building, which faces south-west over the Bay, was opened by the Queen on 1 March 2006; it has a glass facade around the entire building and is dominated by a steel roof and wood ceiling.

The nearby Pierhead Building was opened in 1897 and was originally the headquarters of the Bute Dock Company. In 2010, the building was reopened to the public as a Welsh history museum and contains a number of films and exhibits.

The Wales Millennium Centre was opened by the Queen in 2004 and is one of the most unique and lively performing arts centres in Europe. What one sees in and around the Centre has been inspired by Wales, its landscape, its traditions and its people. Visitors come to enjoy West End musicals, opera, ballet and contemporary dance, stand-up comedy and art exhibitions.

Techniquest in Cardiff Bay has a mission to engage people with science and to motivate them to learn more; science-related areas such as maths, engineering and technology are also addressed. A top visitor attraction, it provides a highly enjoyable experience for all ages with an exhibition, science theatre and a planetarium.



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Cardiff, South Wales

94782

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£403 - £617
per week
From £311 for a 3-night stay
  • 5 Star
  • Combining the best of Wales, this 5 star cottage is set in rolling countryside and is the epitome of serene- and yet is just 20 minutes from the cultural and bustling city of Cardiff.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 16 miles
  • Pub 0.25 miles

Cardiff, South Wales

414973

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£398 - £484
per week
From £308 for a 3-night stay
  • Spend your holiday in this little piece of history, in this stylish and airy apartment which dates back to 1873. Within easy travelling distance to the delights of Cardiff, this is a fantastic location from which to explore Wales.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Private parking
  • Beach 17 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles

Cardiff, South Wales

51429

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£475 - £596
per week
From £365 for a 3-night stay
  • A serene and secluded getaway, and yet only 25 minutes' from the centre of Cardiff! Get to know Wales from this quaint cottage. Llofft y Fro is the perfect place from which to explore the vibrant and cultural capital of Wales.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Pet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 3 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Abergavenny, South Wales

381627

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£466 - £640
per week
From £359 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • Stunning Brecon Beacons property set on a working farm and within easy distance of quaint market towns, mountains, and attractions, this pretty cottage is just 7 miles from Abergavenny.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 25 miles
  • Pub 4 miles

Cardiff, South Wales

91710

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£607
per week
From £464 for a 3-night stay
  • 5 Star
  • Stylish and luxurious five-star Barry accommodation with spectacular views and that special touch of indulgence. Just 20 minutes from Cardiff, but with all the benefits of a glorious countryside location.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 2.5 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Cardiff, South Wales

WAY180

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£399 - £664
per week
From £308 for a 3-night stay
  • This two-bedroomed cottage near Cardiff adjoins the owner's home in the village of Taff's Well, a few miles out of Cardiff and just 1.5 miles north of the M4.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Beach 15 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles

Cardiff, South Wales

91126

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£607
per week
From £464 for a 3-night stay
  • 5 Star
  • Modern, sleek and stylish five-star Barry holiday cottage just 20 minutes from the centre of Cardiff, this cottage has views of the rolling hills from the balcony, and feels like a haven of tranquility.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 2.5 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Cardiff, South Wales

492058

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£718 - £1102
per week
From £548 for a 3-night stay
  • Cardiff Bay apartment offers wonderful 5th floor views over water towards city centre and a convenient location for local attractions and facilities. Within walking distance of dining and entertainment venues
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Private parking
  • Beach 7 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Pontypridd, South Wales

BOW45

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£424 - £676
per week
From £327 for a 3-night stay
  • Cefn Lee is a holiday cottage for 4 located on a farm and in a tiny hamlet on the outskirts of Pontypridd. It is only a short drive from Cardiff and the Brecon Beacons.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Private parking
  • Beach 20 miles
  • Pub 1 mile

Cardiff, South Wales

45394

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£607 - £618
per week
From £464 for a 3-night stay
  • 5 Star
  • Stunning countryside apartment with breathtaking views of greenery, and yet is just 7 miles from the bustling cosmopolitan city of Cardiff. Experience the best of both Welsh worlds at this five-star apartment.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 15 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Cardiff, South Wales

45378

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£607
per week
From £464 for a 3-night stay
  • 5 Star
  • Modern apartment in rural location just 20 minutes from Cardiff is ideal for both city sights and outdoor activities. Explore the historic Welsh capital, vibrant Cardiff Bay and excellent walking and cycling trails
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 7 miles
  • Pub 0.2 miles

Cardiff, South Wales

BOW87

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£512 - £1236
per week
From £393 for a 3-night stay
  • Stylish accommodation in Cardiff - with the city centre for shopping in malls and arcades nearby as well as attractions such as Cardiff Castle, Principality Stadium, St Davids Hall and Sophia Gardens.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 2.5 miles
  • Pub 0.4 miles
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