Things To Do With Kids In Cardiff This Weekend

I find that unless I plan something to do in advance, we end up getting up far too late and then wasting the morning – and potentially the rest of the day.  It’s good to kick back at the weekend and spend some quality time together, isn’t it?  But without spending a fortune. If you’re looking for some things to do with kids in Cardiff this weekend, read on. A couple of my suggestions are outside the city but well worth the visit.

Things to do with kids in Cardiff this weekend

Dyffryn Gardens, Vale of Glamorgan

(Free Entry To National Trust Members)

Dyffryn Gardens, St. Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan CF5 6SU

Visitor information is available on the Dyffryn Gardens Website HERE.

 Caerphilly Castle (Free Entry To Cadw Members)


For further information about Caerphilly Castle go to 

Castell Coch, Tongwynlais, South Wales (Free Entry To Cadw Members) 

Photo courtesy of Cadw

Castell Coch is a 19th-century Gothic revival castle built above the village of Tongwynlais in South Wales.

Treetop Adventure Golf, St Davids Shopping Centre, Cardiff

Mini golf in a tropical rainforest!

Further information is available at  

National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (Free Entry)

Further information can be found at

Cosmeston Lakes Country Park & Medieval Village, Penarth (Free Entry)

The country park has a variety of habitats covering over 100 hectares of land and water and is home to a reconstructed 14th-century medieval village, where costumed guides show visitors around the period furnished buildings.

St. Fagans Natural History Museum, Cardiff (Free Entry)

Bute Park & Arboretum, Cardiff


Bute Park offers an extensive area of mature parkland within Cardiff’s city centre, including play areas and 3 cafes.

Roath Park, Cardiff

Roath Park is a large Victorian park with a lake, botanic garden, adventure playground, cafe and sports facilities.

and if you’re looking for somewhere family friendly to eat, why not choose one of these?

Which attractions would you add to this list?

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