COVID-19 Update

For lockdown ideas, updates and more, read our latest blog or join our Facebook Group!

Best Things To Do Outdoors In Cardiff

Find your perfect day out

Cardiff Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Cardiff
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Are you ready for your next mission? Transform a regular day in Cardiff into a real-life adventure with a Spy Mission Treasure Trail! Your kids will...

Cardiff Castle4.333333333333333 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Cardiff
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

For over 2,000 years Cardiff Castle has housed the Romans, the Normans, right up to the Victorians and the local community during WWII airstrikes. To...

Cardiff Codebreaking Walk

  • Cardiff
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Cardiff is a beautiful city to explore on foot with plenty of wonderful sights to see. Your little ones aren’t keen on sightseeing? What if we told y...

Parc

  • Cardiff
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Come have a wild time whatever the weather at Parcs indoor and outdoor play extravaganza! Let your little ones run off and be a princess or princess...

Dyffryn Gardens

  • St Nicholas
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Enjoy a fun-packed day at Dyffryn Gardens - explore 55 acres of beautiful gardens, featuring a humongous, 1/2 acre, wild play area for your kids. Let...

City Sightseeing Cardiff Hop on Hop off Tour

  • Cardiff
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Wales’ capital city is one of the fastest growing in Europe with loads of attractions specifically tailored for kids. Over 11 stops, explore them all...

Aqua Park Cardiff

  • Cardiff
  • Outdoor
  • Water Parks

Fancy a wet and wild adventure this summer? Head out to the beautiful Cardiff Bay and get ready to take on the giant floating obstacle course at Aqua...

Cardiff International White Water

  • Cardiff
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Water Sports

If you're looking for fun for the whole family, why not book an activity that everyone will remember at Cardiff International White Water (CIWW)? The...



Outdoor Lockdown Ideas:

Get out of the house safely this lockdown, with our guide to outdoor activites and places you can visit

Read now


Cardiff Ski and Snowboard Centre

  • Cardiff
  • Outdoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

Alongside welsh cakes or chips with curry sauce, you wouldn’t expect skiing to be a local speciality. Think again as at Cardiff Ski and Snowboard Cen...

Penarth Beach

  • Penarth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

If you love an outdoor seaside adventure, Penarth beach in South Wales is perfect for you. Though swimming is often not advised, there’s still plenty...

Glamorgan Canal Nature Reserve

  • Cardiff
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Glamorgan Canal Nature Reserve The Nature Reserve, situated in Whitchurch Cardiff, was formed in 1967 and straddles the last remaining stretch of the...

St Fagans National Museum of History5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Cardiff
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

St Fagans Museum is one of Europe's leading open-air museums and Wales's most popular heritage attraction. It stands in the grounds of the magnificen...

Cosmeston Lakes Country Park & Medieval Village

  • Penarth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The country park has a variety of habitats covering over 100 hectares of land and water, with some areas designated a Site of Special Scientific Inte...

Tee Rex Golf

  • Cardiff
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

If you think you can dodge a few dinos while putting a hole in one, Tee Rex Golf might just be the challenge for you and your cave kids. There are se...

Castell Coch

  • Cardiff
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

While resting on ancient foundations, Castell Coch (Red Castle) is relatively modern, the by-product of a vivid Victorian imagination, assisted by un...

Cefn Mably Farm Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Cardiff
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Open spaces, animals, activities and play areas make up Cefn Mably Farm Park. Down on the farm, children can feed and hold some of the animals, go on...

Caerphilly Castle3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Caerphilly
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Caerphilly Castle is this 'slumbering giant' dominates the skyline over Caerphilly, wonderful for getting little imaginations going and so dramatical...

Barry Island Pleasure Park

  • Barry Island
  • Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Barry Island Pleasure Park offers a great family thrill right alongside the terrific Whitmore bay beach's natural treasures, boasting 7 thrilling new...

Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf

  • Barry Island
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf With 12 pirate themed holes of mini golf surrounded by life sized buccaneers, novelty hazards and water features includ...

Whitmore Bay

  • Barry Island
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Beaches

Barry Island is famous for more than just Gavin and Stacey; it’s also home to Whitmore Bay. This white, sandy Blue Flag beach is a small slice of Wel...

things-to-do redesign