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Cathays Park

Museum Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3AX, Wales
+44 29 2068 4000
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Magnificent architecture

Superb collection of extremely impressive 'civic'-style buildings set within parkland in, or close... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
456David
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
Put off by rough sleepers

We thought we would go for a walk from our hotel to the museum, but we found numerous rough... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ColinC394
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Newport uk
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good47%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“city hall” (14 reviews)
“civic centre” (7 reviews)
“flower beds” (8 reviews)
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Museum Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3AX, Wales
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+44 29 2068 4000
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Superb collection of extremely impressive 'civic'-style buildings set within parkland in, or close to, city centre. Cardiff City Hall, the Law Courts, National Museum of Wales with its priceless art collections, University of Wales, the Welsh Office and, over road, the beautifully-restored Cardiff Castle are...More

Thank 456David
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought we would go for a walk from our hotel to the museum, but we found numerous rough sleepers. They were in subways, shop doorways anywhere to get shelter. A lot of them were begging, though not aggressively as they do in London. Its...More

Thank ColinC394
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cathays Park is surrounded by some impressive architecture, The City Hall, The Central Law Courts, The National Museum, The Welsh Office and various Cardiff University Buildings, the centre of the park, is laid out as formal gardens, is home to the Welsh National War Memorial...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Park is lovely if you attend within the warmer, brighter seasons. Ideal spot for a coffee and a stroll.

Thank RachelUK123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here for Graduation and it is a must for photos, very clean and tidy. Cardiff is well blessed with parks and open spaces.

Thank AnneEF
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Nice place to sit and eat lunch but it isn't particularly big. Nice for a quiet walk but isn't going to be that long.

Thank Eddie S
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We visited here one Sunday as part of a walk that included nearby Bute Park and City Hall. The relatively small park is well-cared for and was especially beautiful with spring blossom and tulips during our visit. Several interesting memorials including​ to those who died...More

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 23 April 2017

A great visit; Spring is flower time and we loved this place with the blossoming cherry trees and lovely flowers.

Thank Marisa B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Well what can you say about a quiet haven within walking distance of the city centre where the only interruption is the chime of the City Hall clock.

Thank dicktonyboy
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely flowers when in season, a quiet place in the centre of the city surrounded by the civic centre buildings. Not much to see aside from the solemn war memorial but can provide a breath of fresh air if you fancy a walk in a...More

Thank Mark B
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