Brecon Cathedral (Cathedral Close, Brecon, Powys) — Brecon Cathedral started life in 1093 as the Benedictine Priory of St John the Evangelist, built by the Normans on the site of an earlier Celtic church. At the dissolution of the monasteries in 1538, it became Brecon’s Parish Church. It became a Cathedral only in 1923, on […]
Bridgend Designer Outlet (The Derwen, Bridgend, Cardiff) — this is the largest designer outlet in Wales where you can find your favorite brands at up to 60% off, all year round. Its beautiful setting, cafes and restaurants, free parking and more than 90 brands, Bridgend offers something for everyone. It has a wide range of […]
Almada Portuguese Restaurant (146 Cowbridge Road, Canton, Cardiff) – located in the heart of the Canton section of Cardiff, this restaurant was a TripAdvisor.com winner in 2013, and serves an array of Portuguese dishes, such as char grilled chicken kebab (marinated with Portuguese chili and spices), pan-fried Lambs Liver (cooked in white wine and onions […]
Brecon Beacons National Park (Off A470, Libanus) — located about 5 miles southwest of Brecon, visitors here come across mountains and awe-inspiring landscape views within this 519-square-mile park. Within the National Park are over 250 ancient monuments including prehistoric and Roman sites including stone circles, burial chambers, hillforts and camps. Its hills and villages are […]
Bogiez (Kingsway, Cardiff) – open from Tuesday to Sunday night, Bogiez stands tall as Cardiff’s home of rock and alternative music, bringing an array of rock, heavy metal and alternative club nights and events as well as providing a home to the rock masses during the daytime as a hard rockin’ bar.
CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in Cardiff: Avis Rent a Car +44 844 544 6047 Budget: +44 29 2072 7499 Enterprise: +44 29 2047 2800 Hertz: +44 870 844 8844 National: +44 871 384 3486
Beaumaris Castle (Castle Street, Beaumaris, Isle of Anglesey) – located 185 miles (4 ½ hour drive) northwest of Cardiff, this castle in north Wales is part of the network of fortifications that England’s King Edward I built in order to maintain English rule over Wales. Construction of this castle was never completed. Nevertheless, it has […]
The country known as Wales has a national identity which goes back before medieval times – after the Romans took over the country by AD 78 and introduced Christianity afterwards. By the time the Romans withdrew from Britain in the 5th century AD, Wales was emerging as a Celtic British country. With periodic Viking raids […]