Destination guide

The historical area of Cardiff awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's history, theatre scene and museums with a rental holiday home in Cardiff. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, entertainment and restaurants. National Museum Wales, Wales Millennium Centre and Museum of Welsh Life are a few of the top cultural sights. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Cardiff

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Cardiff a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Techniquest (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Bristol Zoo (23.8 mi / 38.3 km)
  • We The Curious (24.8 mi / 39.9 km)
  • Cardiff International Sports Village (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Brynhill Golf Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Cottrell Park Golf Resort (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Cardiff

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Cardiff is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bute Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Sophia Gardens (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Roath Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Victoria Park (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Trelai Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Barry Island Beach (7.5 mi / 12 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Cardiff

The nearest airport is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), located 9 mi (14.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), which is 21.3 mi (34.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Cardiff Central Station, Cardiff Queen Street Station and Cathays Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Cardiff?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 348 holiday rentals around Cardiff. From 57 Cabins to 126 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Cardiff is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Cardiff?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cardiff:

  • Roath: 55 holiday homes
  • Riverside: 253 holiday homes
  • Pontcanna: 71 holiday homes
  • Leckwith: 37 holiday homes
  • Adamsdown: 253 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Cardiff?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Cardiff. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Swalec Stadium: 484 holiday rentals
  • Radyr Station: 460 holiday rentals
  • Cardiff Castle: 502 holiday rentals
  • Cardiff (CFW-Cardiff Train Station): 505 holiday rentals
  • Cardiff Central Station: 513 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cardiff listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Cardiff?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 57 Cabins in Cardiff. Our other popular types of Cardiff holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 126 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 144 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 57 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cardiff?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Cardiff. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.