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Cathays Park

Museum Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3AX, Wales
+44 29 2068 4000
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Good for a lunch break

Nice place to sit and eat lunch but it isn't particularly big. Nice for a quiet walk but isn't... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Eddie S
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Beautiful, quiet park

We visited here one Sunday as part of a walk that included nearby Bute Park and City Hall. The... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Neil C
via mobile
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“city hall” (14 reviews)
“flower beds” (8 reviews)
“civic centre” (7 reviews)
Museum Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3AX, Wales
+44 29 2068 4000
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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
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Often come here at lunchtime. Peaceful and beautiful in spring. Lovely if you fancy a break from the city. Lots of seats too!

Thank Carol816
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is a lovely walk, showing a monument dedicated to Army, Navy and Air Force, holding up wreaths. The park is well kept, and still close to the town centre.

Thank David M
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I often went here in the past Summer, the cherry blossoms were a beautiful sight to behold. The excellent work of the groundkeepers is also to be commended as the tulips were absolutely devastated by the rain but were promptly removed and more flowers planted.

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Considering how central it is, and how often I venture into the city, I have very rarely visited this lovely little park and war memorial. I usually visit once a year, as I did yesterday for the Remembrance Service which is always very moving. Previously...More

Thank Luke_Sweeney_Todd
Reviewed 2 November 2016

If I ever get back to Cardiff, Cathays Park will be one of the items at the top of my agenda. We were around and about it on several occasions during our recent visit to that city, just enough to whet our desire to see...More

Thank yankeefan730
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