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Cardiff on Foot

15 Syr Davids Avenue, Cardiff CF5 1GH, Wales
+44 7905 923421
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Ranked #3 of 49 activities in Cardiff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Walking tours
Owner description: Winner of the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2014 If you want to discover Cardiff and enjoy a good walk then look no further than our Cardiff... more » Owner description: Winner of the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2014 If you want to discover Cardiff and enjoy a good walk then look no further than our Cardiff walking tours. Cardiff on Foot specialises in walking tours around Wales's greatest city. We offer a variety of walking tours that will show you our rich city life, both past and present. Cardiff has a fascinating history going back 2000 years. Our Cardiff walking tours can introduce you to Romans, Welsh princes, Norman lords, martyrs, pirates and revolutionaries, marquesses, and of course King Coal. We like to keep our groups as small as possible and we believe that a Cardiff walking tour in the company of a knowledgeable local is the best way to discover our beautiful capital city. « less
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Redditch, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

A well informed walk around a great city, Nigel was a pleasure to listen to and full of local Knowledge, a very pleasant hour and half was had, many thanks Nigel see you next time we are in the area

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Nigel1811, Owner at Cardiff on Foot, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review and I am very glad that you enjoyed both your walking tour and your visit to Cardiff. You are not alone in thinking that Cardiff is "great" city; a recent survey found that 99% of visitors would definitely or probably recommend the city to others! I look forward to seeing you again. More

Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Just moved to the Cardiff area and found the tour on Amazon. I thoroughly enjoyed the stroll around Cardiff and the history. Our tourguide brought the past to life and I shall be booking the Fear and Loathing tour as soon as my daughter has time to do it. I very much recommend doing the Cardiff City Stroll.

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Nigel1811, Owner at Cardiff on Foot, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review and recommendation, and I am very glad that you enjoyed the City Stroll walking tour. This is designed as a good, general introduction to the history of Cardiff and it is good to see that it is working. See you on the Fear and Loathing in Cardiff walking tour. More

Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We live not far from Cardiff and saw an advert for "Cardiff on foot". We chose the "Cardiff City Stroll" and had a terrific time. Nigel, the guide, was brilliant; he was very well informed about all the places we visited and since there were two Australians in the group, he pointed out Australian connections with Cardiff, which were most... More

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Nigel1811, Owner at Cardiff on Foot, responded to this review

What a great review! Thanks and I am very pleased that you enjoyed the City Stroll walking tour. A combination of visitors and locals always works well and I think that mixing the big history stories with quirky local detail is the best way to describe Cardiff. You can come again! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

I went for the first time to cardiff and i really enjoyed the tour. The history of cardiff is very well told

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Nigel1811, Owner at Cardiff on Foot, responded to this review

Thanks for such good review and I am very glad that you enjoyed the Cardiff walking tour. More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed finding out more about our own city. Nigel was interesting, informative and seemed to be able to answer all questions anyone asked. The pace of the walk was about right, and we booked a second walk as soon as we got back from the first. Already planning when we can fit in the Cardiff Bay walk. I... More

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Nigel1811, Owner at Cardiff on Foot, responded to this review

Thanks for a a great review and I am very glad to see that you enjoyed the walking tour. More

Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Work and lived in Cardiff but never knew much are it's history. We decide to take this walk and learnt many facts and history about the buildings, the castle and people of cardiff and surrounding areas. Well worth doing very interesting.

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Nigel1811, Owner at Cardiff on Foot, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review and I am very glad that you enjoyed the walking tour. Locals often say the same thing about not knowing enough about Cardiff. You prove the point that our Cardiff walking tours aren't just for visitors! More

Magdeburg, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Went on the Fear and Loathing in Cardiff and the Cardiff City Stroll tours. Both were extremely informative and interesting. Nigel led both of the tours I took- I would definitely recommend him as a guide!

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Nigel1811, Owner at Cardiff on Foot, responded to this review

It is good to see that you enjoyed both walking tours. Thanks for a great review and for the recommendation. More

Saint Albert, Alberta, Canada
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6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

Went on the city stroll, it was a great experience. I learned lots on the tour, Nigel has an extensive knowledge of cardiff. It was a fun tour! Thanks for the pub recommendation Nigel!!

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Nigel1811, Owner at Cardiff on Foot, responded to this review

I am very glad that you enjoyed the walking tour and thanks for a great review. Good to see that you liked the Goat Major pub. This is my favourite in the city centre. More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Despite being local, we thoroughly enjoyed this walk. It was well paced and Nigel proved a knowledgeable and enthusiastic leader.

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Nigel1811, Owner at Cardiff on Foot, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review and I am glad that you enjoyed the Fear & Loathing walking tour. It is interesting to see that this is the walking tour that locals seem to prefer. More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

My cousin Alan and I spent a very interesting time with Nigel when staying at my daughters in Cardiff. There did not seem to be much that Nigel did not know when questions came up. He made the whole experience most enjoyable, informative and fun. I am hoping to learn more about the area when I am in Cardiff next... More

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Nigel1811, Owner at Cardiff on Foot, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review and I am very pleased that you found the walking tour "Informative and fun". I do not give lectures! I like to keep the walking tours informal and chatty and I welcome questions and comments. Thanks for the recommendation. More

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