St. David's is in Cardiff, a walkable, inexpensive area. You'll find a number of choices for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops here. Broaden your horizons with some local theater. Hotels near St. David's provide a good starting point for sightseeing in and around the Cardiff area.
More to see near St. David's
While in Cardiff visiting St. David's, you can also explore other activities and attractions in the region. Popular activities in the area include shopping and being pampered at a spa. The area's storied past is told through its historic sites and castle, while the theaters provide some cultural flavor.
An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Bute Park, Sophia Gardens, or Roath Park. Explore nature at Treharris Park and Cyfarthfa Park and Museum. For retail therapy, consider St. David's, Queen Arcade, and Capitol Shopping Centre, and seek out the perfect souvenir. A visit to Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Principality Stadium, or Swalec Stadium won't disappoint either.
You can check out the local talent at St. David's Hall, New Theatre, and Wales Millennium Centre. For cultural attractions, head to National Museum Wales, Doctor Who Exhibition, and Doctor Who Experience. Learn about the local history at Cardiff Castle, Norwegian Church, and Castell Coch. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral of St David, St. John the Baptist Church, and Llandaff Cathedral.
Create some family memories at Techniquest, Cardiff International Sports Village, and Barry Island Pleasure Park. Some of the area's most popular sights are Cardiff University, Museum of Welsh Life, and Clevedon Court. Mermaid Quay, Cardiff City Stadium, and Victoria Park are also favorite places to visit.
Getting to St. David's
Arrive at the Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.) airport, and then travel 9 miles (14.4 km) to Cardiff to see St. David's. At 21.3 miles (34.2 km), Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.) is the next closest airport. You can travel by train to Cardiff Central Station or Cardiff Queen Street Station.