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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cardiff:

  • Riverside: 63 holiday homes
  • Adamsdown: 37 holiday homes
  • Leckwith: 41 holiday homes
  • Butetown: 37 holiday homes
  • Atlantic Wharf: 29 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Heath Low Level Station: 335 holiday lettings
  • Coryton Station: 312 holiday lettings
  • Lisvane & Thornhill Station: 316 holiday lettings
  • Cathays Station: 327 holiday lettings
  • Llanishen Station: 314 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cardiff listed on HomeAway 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.

The historic area of Cardiff awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's history, theater scene and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Cardiff. Travelers 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 vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Cardiff a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)

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 center:

  • 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)