The Welsh capital combines innovative architecture sitting alongside historic buildings making it a fantastic place for a mini break. Cardiff offers a startling range of unique attractions, top class entertainment and quality shopping with a difference.

There is plenty to experience in the Welsh capital and the chance to watch top-class international cricket at the World Cup will only add to it.

Take a look at our top 5 things to do in Cardiff!

Cardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle, which is made up of three different mighty fortresses, is in the centre of the city and is the heartbeat of its great history. At certain points, there is a chance to witness jousting tournaments, medieval markets and other interesting events that regularly take place.

You can visit this amazing location for as cheap as £13 per person to fill your amazing cricket experience with even more adventures!

National Museum Cardiff

One of the most popular spots in the whole of Wales, this museum offers an amazing insight going back as far as 4.5 million years, when the dinosaurs were the kings of the country.

Not only does the museum host great collections of Bronze Age weapons and fascinating fossils, but there is also a superb Art Gallery, filled to the brim with fine collections, including work done by Picasso and Monet.

Wales Millennium Centre

Unmissable with its distinctive engraved exterior, the Millennium Centre spans over five acres. The site hosts a huge range of different opportunities for you to explore. These include: dance, music, comedy, musical production and shops, so there is literally something for everyone to enjoy on your cricket break.

Cardiff Bay

Cardiff Bay is one of the most exciting areas in the country as the redevelopment covers a huge 2,700 acres. It hosts the Millennium Centre but also offers so much more. One moment you can be wandering through a gorgeous Norwegian church, the next you could be having a gorgeous meal at one of the many lovely restaurants or coffee shops.

Principality Stadium

If you’re a fan of sport, then it would be crazy to miss such an extraordinary opportunity. The national stadium for Wales was opened back in 1999, and hosts over 1.3 million visitors per year.

Not only does the magnificent centre piece of Wales host sporting matches, it also hosts concerts to some of the biggest names in the music industry.

If you just want to have a look around, there are daily guided tours that show you all the quirks of the facility, while giving you lots of insight and knowledge as you discover more about the stadium throughout.