Ten Free Places To Visit This Summer Around Cardiff And The Vale.

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With the Summer Holidays starting and restrictions lifting, we’ve put together a list of free, fun things to do during the next six weeks around Cardiff and The Vale! 

1: St Fagans Museum, Cardiff. 

Take a step back in history with an educational yet fun trip to one of Cardiff’s most loved attractions!

2: Rumney Park.

Home to the biggest slide in Cardiff, a picnic in the park is a perfect way to spend those hot summer days. 

3: Cardiff’s National Museum. 

Dinosaurs, space and skeletons. There’s something for everyone to enjoy at The National Museum situated in Cardiff. 

4: Cardiff Castle.

Free to Cardiff Residents, explore 2000 years of history at Cardiff’s beloved Castle.

5: Bute Park. 

Enjoy a stroll through 130 acres of landscaped gardens and parkland that once formed the grounds of Cardiff Castle. 

6: Victoria Park.

If you’re looking for a place to cool down, Victoria Park offers visitors to use their Splash Park, suitable for children of all ages. 

7: Belle Vue Park.

Situated in Penarth, this late-Victorian park is in the centre of the community. 

8: Cosmeston Lakes

Home to a vast variety of wildlife, Cosmeston is perfect for those who love to feed Swans and Squirrels. 

9: Cold Knap.

The Knap is a popular place based in Barry, with a pebble beach and lake for all too enjoy. 

10: Barry Island. 

This famous beach was once used for the filming of popular tv show ‘Gavin and Stacey’. With a beach, plenty of shops and a theme-park, Barry Island is the perfect destination for a family day out!