Highlights / General details
Please arrive at Paddington station at 7:30am where you will meet our Golden Tours representative who will be standing by the ticket desk and then take your 8:15am train to Cardiff Central arriving at 10:22am.
Croeso! Welcome to Cardiff:
The gateway to Wales which is a city of contrasts. Innovative architecture sits alongside historic buildings giving the city a rich cultural heritage. Cardiff’s Roman influence stems from AD 55 when the Roman’s established a fort on what is now the site of Cardiff Castle.
Open top Bus Tour (April-October only):
Departing every 30 minutes from outside Cardiff Central station, this tour will take you to all the main sights including Cardiff Castle, Cardiff Bay, the old Cardiff docklands which has been re-developed into a vibrant area full of restaurants, bars and cafes, Techniquest, the handson science exhibition centre, and the National Museum of Wales.
Millennium Stadium (November–March only):
Since it's opening in June 1999, the Millennium Stadium has welcomed over 1.3 Million visitors per year. With the first retractable roof in the UK, the Stadium is a multi–purpose, all round venue. With a UEFA 5–Star rating and two Rugby World Cups, a Wales Grand Slam, six FA Cup Finals plus a plethora of major concerts and motorsports events on its CV, the Millennium Stadium is established as a world class must play, must visit venue and has played home to five
major sporting bodies over the last eight years.
Lunch and shopping:
There is time for independent shopping and lunch.
Your train departs at 5:55pm, arriving at London Paddington Station at 8:07pm.
Return train tickets to Cardiff with reserved seats; Open top sightseeing bus tour; Entrance to Cardiff Castle; First class (optional extra) includes refreshments served at your seat.
Hotel Transfers; Guide; Food or drinks; Gratuities.
Hours of operation
Available: Monday - Thursday; Check in at 7:30am. No tour departures on: January 1; December 24-26.
Approximately 12.5 hours.
Departure point: Paddington Station, Platform 2.
This tour is unescorted.
Please call Golden Tours at least 24 hours in advance to reconfirm your tour and pick up time upon arrival.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**