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Cardiff Cycle Tours

53-59 Despenser Street | CF11 6AG, Cardiff CF11 6AG, Wales (Cathays)
+44 7500 564389
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Ranked #7 of 51 Activities in Cardiff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Do something different today. Truly the best way to explore this beautiful young city is by bike. Cardiff Cycle Tours wants to give you a unique... more » Owner description: Do something different today. Truly the best way to explore this beautiful young city is by bike. Cardiff Cycle Tours wants to give you a unique experience of time and place, setting a leisurely bike ride within a historical context. This is a fascinating city, reflecting in many ways the history and future of Wales. We think Cardiff is rapidly becoming a great cycling city, and we want you to have a good time for a couple of hours.What can you expect to discover? We pass all the major attractions in Cardiff of course, but also discover some hidden spots in Bute street, Grangetown, by the old docks… We guide you from the Wales Millennium Centre for our standard tours, the Bute tour going from the Bay to the centre and back, and our Bay tour, taking in the stunning views of this rapidly developing capital. See our website for more details. « less
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Denderbelle, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The cycle tour is the ideal way to discover Cardiff bay.The route is completely flat which makes it a relax trip and the bikes are comfortable. During the three hour trip, we stopped at spots we would've never seen otherwise and got a really nice view from the other side of the bay.Pol, the tour guide is a very friendly... More

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Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

A very complete tour, worth every penny. Saw and learned amazing things. A must-do activity when in Cardiff, whilst guided by a very companionable guide!

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British Columbia, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I went on a tour of Cardiff in July 2014. It was a great time, with my very friendly tour leader. It was a fantastic way to learn about the city's history from a fun perspective. The bike was very comfortable, and the route flat. The route took us through a number of different areas related to the coal industry,... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Unlike some of the others that have reviewed Cardiff Cycle Tours I did not go on an organized tour. However, you can also rent a bicycle for a 1/2 or full day and it is definitely worth it if you want to get some exercise and see the city or beyond. Cardiff is a very flat city so the cycling... More

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London
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Having spent 3 years in Cardiff as students, we thought we knew Cardiff well - although it had been some time ago. How wrong we were! Pol took us to lots of areas we hadn't even seen - let alone knew anything about. Who knew that the first £1m cheque was signed in Cardiff! The bikes are great and Pol... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We went on the 3 hr Cardiff bay tour with Pol. It was relaxed and interesting with Pol telling us all sorts of interesting things about Cardiff. The bikes were well maintained and the majority of the ride was off road. I would recommend it to any one.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We're holidaying in Wales for the week with a 1yo daughter. We LOVED Pol's tour Cardiff. The bikes are great, he had a great, safe seat and helmet for my daughter (even if she refused to wear it after an hour or so) and we could leave our buggy behind in a locked unit which was really good for us... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I had seen most of Cardiff's sights on day one of my stay, so I was highly delighted when I found the flyer offering the two different cycle tours (one through Cardiff city incl. parks and canals, and one to Cardiff Bay, both take 3 hours). I did the Cardiff Bay Tour, and first of all I enjoyed riding a... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

What a great way to sight see; the bike was easy and enjoyable to ride, Pol was a mine of information, SUPERB value; I would recommend that this is THE way to see Cardiff, especially as the sun was out all afternoon. Great stuff! Apart from meeting Carol Vorderman, earlier, the tour made my Birthday.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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24 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We did this tour mainly to give our teenage son some activity rather than trailing round sightseeing with us, and we all thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Pol was a great guide, the facts he gave us were relevant and interesting. We did the morning Cardiff Bay, docks and Doctor Who tour and saw much more than we could have otherwise.... More

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