20 Best Tourist Attractions In Cardiff Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Tourist Attractions In Cardiff

We've rounded up the best tourist attractions in Cardiff in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 46 Cardiff tourist attractions to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the tourist attractions we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Kids on Spy Mission Treasure Trail

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...

People looking for clues at Escape Reality Cardiff

Escape Reality Cardiff

  • Cardiff
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Do you fancy something different and love a good puzzle? Then Escape Reality Cardiff is for you! Discover  a brand new immersive interactive gaming e...

ImmotionVR Cardiff

ImmotionVR Cardiff

  • Cardiff
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Have you heard about the VR craze yet? Time to try it out for yourself at ImmotionVR in Cardiff! At this awesome VR centre, you’ll have the opportuni...

Cardiff Codebreaking Walk

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...

City Sightseeing Cardiff Hop on Hop off Tour bus passes Cardiff Castle

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...

A little boy looking at the exhibitions at The Royal Mint Experience

The Royal Mint Experience

  • Pontyclun
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Ever wondered where money comes from? Take the kids to The Royal Mint Experience, one of the UK's most fascinating attractions, and witness the UK’s...

Hen Party at Escape Blackwood

Escape Blackwood

  • Blackwood
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Struggling to find an escape room suitable for kids? Escape Blackwood has thought about the little ones too! Tiny wizards and wizardesses are invited...

Map and booklet for Weston-Super-Mare Treasure Trail

Weston-Super-Mare Treasure Trail

  • Weston-Super-Mare
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Set in the fun seaside town of Weston-Super-Mare, this 2.5 hour circular self guided walking Trail and treasure hunt is just one of over 30 brilliant...

Outside view of Llancaiach Fawr Manor in Treharris

Llancaiach Fawr Manor

  • Treharris
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Llancaiach Fawr Manor stands proudly, as it has done since c1550, overlooking the Glamorgan Uplands and the same sorts of footsteps still echo in it'...

Outside view of Clevedon Pier

Clevedon Pier

  • Clevedon
  • Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Clevedon Pier is fun for all the family and makes an ideal place for an outing. There are boat trips, fishing, an art gallery, and events throughout...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Portishead Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Portishead
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Who doesn’t love a good mystery? This one’s a doozie so get ready to crack codes and solve clues on the Portishead Mystery Treasure Trail. First thin...

Outside view of Tyntesfield in Bristol

Tyntesfield

  • Bristol
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Tyntesfield is a Spectacular Victorian Gothic Revival house amidst eminently explorable landscaped gardens and spacious parkland. The visitor centre...

A family doing an activity in an Escape Hunt room

Escape Hunt Bristol

  • Bristol
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Bring adventure into your next family day out with an escape room experience at Escape Hunt Bristol! A heart-racing puzzle to solve, 60 minutes on th...

Family on Treasure Hunt Trail

Cheddar Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Cheddar
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The hunt for cheesy treasure is on! With its ancient market square, famous limestone gorge and the promise of something yummy to pop on a cracker, th...

Train at Steam Coast Trail - Phase One in Dunster

Steam Coast Trail

  • Dunster
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Up for an active family day out in West Somerset? Put on your walking shoes or hop on your bikes and get ready to take on The Steam Coast Trail. Expl...

Hill top view of The Clifton Suspension Bridge

The Clifton Suspension Bridge

  • Clifton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Clifton Suspension Bridge has a Visitor Centre by the Leigh Woods toll booth on the Bridge gives helpful information about the history of the Bri...

Outside view of Clifton Observatory in Bristol

Clifton Observatory

  • Bristol
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

The Clifton Observatory stands at the hill just by the stunning Clifton Suspension Bridge, a fabulous backdrop for an epic family photo. Inside the b...

Sunrise at SS Great Britain in Bristol

SS Great Britain3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bristol
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The SS Great Britain once took passengers from the docks of Britain to Australia to start their new lives. Now you can see it in its Victorian heyday...

Kids on Treasure Hunt Trail

The Bristol Harbourside Treasure Hunt

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Bristol Harbourside Treasure Hunt Trail has more than a few mysteries to solve, and you’re the detectives to crack the code! Begin by downloading...

Cabot Tower Codebreaking Walk

Cabot Tower Codebreaking Walk

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Explore Bristol on a fun puzzle-solving adventure with the Tramble App’s Cabot Tower Codebreaking Walk. Climb to the top of the famous Cabot Tower fo...

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