Activities

The Urdd City Sleepover team works closely with various organisations and attractions in the capital to offer a full schedule of exciting activities to our visitors.

Techniquest

Techniquest

Where can you launch a rocket, fire a giant pop gun, and study a colony of ants…all in one day? Techniquest, the hands-on science centre in Cardiff Bay.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Amgueddfa Dinas Caerdydd – The Cardiff Story

Amgueddfa Dinas Caerdydd – The Cardiff Story

The Cardiff Story is the first museum where Cardiffians and visitors alike can see the story of the city through the eyes of its people. The museum is housed in the beautiful and historic Old Library building in the heart of the city centre.

Suitable for:

Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Cardiff City Stadium

Cardiff City Stadium

Home of Cardiff City Football Club

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Principality Stadium

Principality Stadium

Explore the magnificent Principality Stadium, one of the UK's top event and sporting venues and an impressive icon of modern Wales. Tours may not operate prior to match or event days so please contact us to avoid disappointment.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Cardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle

In the heart of the capital city is Cardiff Castle, a truly remarkable site with a history that spans over 2000 years.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Cardiff International White Water

Cardiff International White Water

Winner of ‘Best Visitor Experience’ at the Visit Wales Awards, CIWW is an on demand white water rafting facility in the International Sports Village Cardiff Bay. With its variable river flow, adventurers can enjoy the thrill of white water.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
National Museum Cardiff

National Museum Cardiff

Situated in the heart of Cardiff’s elegant civic centre, today the National Museum houses Wales’s national art, natural history and geology collections, as well as major touring and temporary exhibitions. Closed Mondays.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
St David’s Shopping Centre

St David’s Shopping Centre

Welcome to St David’s Dewi Sant, Wales’ newest, biggest and best fashion destination, and find out why Cardiff is now one of the UK's top shopping centres.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Secondary
St Fagans National History Museum

St Fagans National History Museum

St Fagans is an open air museum on the outskirts of Cardiff, that takes you closer to the rich history of Wales and its people. It is one of Europe's biggest and most exciting open-air museums.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Wales Coastal Path

Wales Coastal Path

The Wales Coastal Path is 870 miles of continuous walking route, stretching from Chester in the north, around the entire country to Chepstow in the south. The path is for everyone and gives you a chance to explore any part of coastal Wales.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Cardiff Barrage Skate Plaza

Cardiff Barrage Skate Plaza

The Cardiff Barrage Skate Plaza is the Capital's first concrete skate park, made from a number of different materials including concrete, brick and granite.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
National Roman Legion Museum

National Roman Legion Museum

In AD 75, the Romans built a fortress at Caerleon. Today at the National Roman Legion Museum you can learn what made the Romans a formidable force and how life wouldn't be the same without them.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Castell Coch

Castell Coch

While resting on ancient foundations, Castell Coch (Red Castle) is relatively modern, the by-product of a vivid Victorian imagination, assisted by untold wealth. Why not visit the beautiful fabled home of the third marquis of Bute.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Red Dragon Centre

Red Dragon Centre

Where Cardiff eats, drinks, and plays. Boasting a 12-screen cinema home to the only digital IMAX screen in Wales, a 26-lane bowling alley, restaurants, cafes, bars, & free customer parking, all under one roof.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Mermaid Quay

Mermaid Quay

Restaurants, bars and cafés from around the world, shops and services, plus Cardiff’s first and finest comedy club, all set right on Cardiff Waterfront.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Secondary
Wales Millennium Centre

Wales Millennium Centre

Theatres, galleries, restaurants, bars, shops, free entertainment and behind the scenes tours - all this and more at the award-winning Wales Millennium Centre, Europe’s most exciting performing arts and cultural venue.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Big Pit

Big Pit

Big Pit is a real coal mine and one of Britain's leading mining museums. With facilities to educate and entertain all ages, Big Pit is an exciting and informative day out.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Y Senedd

Y Senedd

Home of the National Assembly for Wales, this is one of the most environmentally friendly parliament buildings in the world, where visitors can gain an insight into the workings of the Assembly.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Hollywood Bowl

Hollywood Bowl

Each of our 24 tenpin bowling centres has a minimum of 24 lanes, a licensed bar, a café and an up to date games arcade area.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Planet Ice

Planet Ice

Public skating rink, and home to Cardiff Devils Ice Hockey team

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
The National Showcaves Centre for Wales

The National Showcaves Centre for Wales

Dan yr Ogof National Show Caves is an award winning attraction. The caves are the main attraction, a wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites, the journey is one you will never forget and there are many things to do on site.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Cardiff International Pool

Cardiff International Pool

Cardiff International Pool has set the standard for the type and quality of future swimming pools and facilities. Features include 50m Olympic standard pool, spectator seating for 900, leisure pool including flumes and free parking.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Cardiff Bay Road Train

Cardiff Bay Road Train

Take a trip on the road train linking Cardiff Bay with the Cardiff Bay Barrage through the heart of Cardiff Docklands. The trip takes you through an area with some of the richest history in the world, with views over to the city.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Cardiff Waterbus

Cardiff Waterbus

From Easter to October the original yellow waterbus company runs pleasure trips with commentary on traditional boats across the Bay and rivers each day. In the Winter we operate at weekends and in the school holidays.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Odeon Cinema

Odeon Cinema

Odeon Cardiff is a modern multiplex with 12 state-of-the-art auditoria and 6 Gallery screens.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
City Sightseeing Open Top Bus

City Sightseeing Open Top Bus

Discover all the great things to do and see in Cardiff with City Sightseeing

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Cardiff Speed Boat

Cardiff Speed Boat

Bay Island Voyages, Cardiff Bay’s ultimate powerboat experience, providing fast and fun boat trips in Cardiff Bay and the Bristol Channel.

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary
Cardiff Devils

Cardiff Devils

How about going to watch Cardiff’s ice hockey team in a competitive match? Special rates for residents of the City Sleepover!

Suitable for:

Adults Groups & Families Primary Secondary