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Cardiff Bay Visitor Centre

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Address: Bute Place, Cardiff CF10 4PA, Wales
Phone Number: 44-029 2087 7927
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: The Cardiff Bay Visitor Centre provides a range of information on...
The Cardiff Bay Visitor Centre provides a range of information on attractions, events and facilities, not only in the Bay but across the city and local region. In the Cinema and Exhibition room, a DVD on the Bay showcases the development of the area from its early origins to present day events. This short DVD will be available everyday to view free of charge in both English and Welsh. A range of souvenirs and gifts are on sale, including books, confectionery, and an exclusive range of Cardiff Bay memorabilia. Open 7 days a week 10am to 6pm, with extended opening times on performance nights.
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Great building

As a photographer I spent ages in this building taking photographs, there are a few places to get hot drinks and food, plus the tourist information and you can buy tickets for the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
Jo W
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

As a photographer I spent ages in this building taking photographs, there are a few places to get hot drinks and food, plus the tourist information and you can buy tickets for the hop on/ hop off/ bus tour £12 each- last for two days and get discount at other experiences.

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

the staff were very friendly, and had an ample supply of free maps. Wide choice of gifts and a selection of other information about attractions. Only very minor comment is that when I asked for directions to my hotel the member of staff said "it's too complicated to explain here's a map" and I then had to ask for more... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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164 reviews 164 reviews
70 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The Visitor Centre is based in the stunning Milllenium Centre in Cardiff Bay. You can sit and watch a very information video, about 10 mins, about the history of Cardiff and the bay. There is tons of literature and information available and there is a well stocked gift shop. Would recommend a visit to the Centre, we found it very... More 

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newport south wales
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Very very interesting, but I remember it was very busy, lots of foriegn tourists, but like everywhere, tourisum, we need, so not complaining, but go, it is interesting, and the Bay, you must see....and plenty of eateries...

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WAles
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Have visited tyhe centre on several occasions. Each time there is so much to see. The information is superb and the video show is so interesting.

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Brisbane
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

The newest Visit Wales - Cardiff Tourist Information Centre which overlooks the Roald Dahl Plass is in a great situation for meeting the needs of visitors to the Bay area and they offer a great range of tickets to various attractions around the area as well as leaflets/books to cover your needs - and even white water rafting at Cardiff... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
16 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Good location as right in the bay, has some good information and is in a nice setting. Cant miss it really as can walk there from mermaid quay

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

i liked the old visitor centre, ( the tube) it was almost iconic, whereas this is just a shop with some info, the old place was interesting and informative and was a visitor attraction in itself!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Love the Visitor centre, the stunning Millenium Centre and all that comes with it. A great place to buy information and gifts. Pleasant staff.

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Barry
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

very good place to visit loads of information, lots to do in and out side kids love the shop.

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