around Mermaid Quay

Mermaid Quay at Night Mermaid Quay provides the perfect focal point from which to plan a day out exploring the rich heritage and wide range of fun activities of Cardiff’s vibrant waterfront.

Other landmark buildings and tourist attractions nearby include:

Doctor Who Experience

Doctor Who Experience

Adventure though time and space. Step though a crack in time to help the Doctor escape his foes, fly the TARDIS and come face-to-face with Daleks, Cybermen and Sontarans. Packed with amazing special effects as well as original props, costumes & artefacts. Fun for family and fans.
www.doctorwhoexperience.com

 

Cardiff Devils Ice Hockey

Cardiff Devils

The Best Night out in Cardiff Bay - don't miss a moment of the coolest action in the City!
www.cardiffdevils.com

 

World of Boats

World of Boats

A waterfront museum charting the history of boats from earliest dug outs to modern craft plus the BoatLab restoration project.
www.worldofboatscardiff.com

Roald Dahl Plass

Roald Dahl Plass

The former Oval Basin dock is now a 10,000 capacity outdoor public entertainment arena, located immediately adjacent to Mermaid Quay

 

Senedd

Senedd

Opened in 2006, the Senedd building was designed by renowned architect Richard Rogers. It is the Welsh Assembly Government's debating chamber.
www.assemblywales.org

 

The Pierhead

The Pierhead

Built in 1897, the Pierhead building has remained a constant feature in Cardiff Bay - its clock is unofficially known as the Big Ben of Wales. Restored in 2010 it now hosts exhibitions on the history of The Bay and is a venue for public debate.
www.pierhead.org

Wales Millennium Centre

Wales Millennium Centre

Opened in 2004, the Millennium Centre is a key cultural and physical landmark in the Bay hosting a wide range of performances from opera and ballet to comedy and musicals.
www.wmc.org.uk

 

Techniquest

Techniquest

The UK's longest established science and discovery centre is just two minutes from Mermaid Quay and gives visitors a hands-on approach to science.
www.techniquest.org

 

Norwegian Church

Norwegian Church

Formerly the church of the Norwegian sailors, the building was moved to its present location in 1992, and is now a thriving cultural centre.
www.norwegianchurchcardiff.com



For more information on fun activities to do around Cardiff Bay, see the links below:

Aquabus

www.cardiffaquabus.com

 
Cardiff Bay Visitor Centre

www.visitcardiff.com

 
Cardiff Bay Waterfront Partnership

www.visitcardiffbay.info

 
Cardiff Council

www.cardiff.gov.uk

             
Cardiff Harbour Authority

www.cardiffharbour.com

 
The Cardiff Bay Barrage

www.cardiffharbour.com

 
The Coal Exchange

www.coalexchange.co.uk

 
Craft in the Bay

www.makersguildinwales.org.uk

             
Goluelong Lightship

www.lightship2000.co.uk

 
The Red Dragon Centre

www.thereddragoncentre.co.uk

 
The Road Train

www.cardiffroadtrain.com

 
St David’s Hotel & Spa

www.thestdavidshotel.com