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Roald Dahl Plass

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Walking around the Bay is a pleasant experience. It is clean and there is lots to see and do. Be... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2019
London, United Kingdom
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Roald Dahl Plass, Cardiff Bay

A great feature outside the Millennium Theatre which was once a working dock. its used for many... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2019
Barry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to cross off Doctor Who Film Locations, here is a place to do it. Not only is it a film location to see, there is so much beauty and history in the area.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

Walking around the Bay is a pleasant experience. It is clean and there is lots to see and do. Be prepared to walk or take a Dotto train to reach the barrage and play area at the end. There was a fun fair when we...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed June 7, 2019

crammed full of really interesting Roald Dahl memorabilia, this is a great place for children of all ages. If you grew up reading his books this place is a must to visit. You will not be disappointed

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 6, 2019

A great feature outside the Millennium Theatre which was once a working dock. its used for many purposes such as fairs and venues for filming (Dr Who) etc. use it as a base for just strolling around the area and meet friends to go on...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 29, 2019 via mobile

Popped down the Bay and found this sight. Great views across the Bay. Only a short walk from either Penarth or the Bay. Well worth it.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

A really wonderful place to visit lovely views out across the bay and wonderfully design sculptures etc. Well worth a visit if you are nearby and plenty of places to eat a stones throw from there

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Close to the Millennium Centre is this tribute to the Welsh author Roald Dahl. Nice kind of oval shaped sculptured.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

The Roald Dahl Plass is an open space with the exhibition centre and Mermaid quay nearby. A good place to get a few photographs.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

The Roald Dahl Plass - named after local author Roald Dahl who grew up nearby. Who didn't read his books as a kid! Large open plaza - lots of bars and areas to sit and enjoy the views. A fitting tribute!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 923Dan
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

The Roald Dahl Plass is an oval plaza dedicated to the Welsh author. It leads to Mermaid Quay one of the main tourist areas in Cardiff Bay. The plaza is very wide and open with several interesting buildings surrounding it, the opera house, Welsh National...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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