Although the park is not overly large, the flowering trees, sculptures, memorials, and beautiful architecture lining its borders make it well worth a visit.
Cathays Park is an integral part of Cardiff's Civic Centre. Consisting of three garden areas - Alexandra Gardens, Gorsedd Gardens and Friary Gardens - it consists of high quality formal parks forming green spaces between a number of impressive buildings. All of the spaces are within Conservation Areas and many of the surrounding buildings are listed. The open spaces are... More
Grab yourself a welcome break and take or walk through this park. With flower beds from spring till autumn it is well layed out and colourful. There are benches but sadly not enough. With several significant war memorials the park provides a time to reflect. Not often do you have an opportunity to consider what so many service personnel did... More
Cathays Park is set in peaceful surroundings yet only a 5 minute stroll from the main shopping centre at Queen St. Apart from the usual array of shrubs and flower beds, the park houses the Centotaph. The park is tranquil located immediately behind the City Hal, which was the former headquarters of Cardiff Council, although many services remain there. The... More
Worth a stroll for an hour or so amoung the civi buildings, museum and parks in the centre of Cardiff. A quiet haven away from nthe busy shopping area and an opportunity to take in some culture too.
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