Tag: Wales

  • Cardiff Bay

    Cardiff Bay

    Cardiff Bay is a diverse waterfront built around a 200 hectare freshwater lake known as ‘the Bay’. The Cardiff docks were the hub of the worlds coal industry, transporting millions of tonnes of coal across the world however due to the decline of the coal industry, the Cardiff bay was left to suffer, it eventually…

  • Wales Millennium Centre

    Wales Millennium Centre

    Wales Millennium Centre is an arts centre located in the Cardiff Bay, The building had it’s first area opened in 2004, however the second section was opened in January 2009, with an inaugural live performance. Wales Millennium Centre has already installed its recognition as one of the international`s iconic arts and cultural destinations. The centre…

  • 17 Facts You Might Not Know About Cardiff

    17 Facts You Might Not Know About Cardiff

    17 Facts You Might Not Know About Cardiff 1. The oldest record shop in the world, opened in 1894, is Spillers Records in Cardiff. 2. Cardiff is home to the world’s oldest record store, which opened in 1894, Spillers. 3. One of the most infamous pirates, Henry Morgan, was born in Llanrumney in Cardiff in…

  • National Museum Cardiff

    National Museum Cardiff

    National Museum Cardiff is a museum and artwork gallery in Cardiff, Wales. The museum is a part of the wider network of Amgueddfa Cymru. The museum has collections of archaeology, botany, quality and implemented artwork, geology, and zoology. The former Glanely Gallery was turned into the Clore Discovery Centre, in 2011, which now offers its…

  • Castell Coch Castle

    Castell Coch Castle

    Castell Coch is a nineteenth-century Gothic Revival castle constructed above the village of Tongwynlais in South of Wales. The first fortress at this location was built in 1081 by the Normans, to defend the town of Cardiff, also have control over the route along the Taff Gorge, however this fort was abandoned shortly afterwards. The…

  • All Stunning Caves of Wales

    All Stunning Caves of Wales

    The deepest cave in Wales and the United Kingdom is the ‘Ogof Ffynnon Ddu’ cave: 274.5 metres. Longest Caves Ogof Draenen  | Length (km): 70 | Vertical Range (m): 151 Ogof Ffynnon Ddu  | Length (km): 60.644  | Vertical Range (m): 291 Agen Allwedd | Length (km):32.8 | Vertical Range (m): 160 Ogof Daren Cilau System | Length (km): 28 | Vertical…