Cardiff Free Walking Tour

Cardiff Bay & Swansea Tours

Due to the national lockdown in Wales (23 Oct to 9 Nov), all tours are currently suspended. The next Cardiff walking tour will take place on Saturday, 14 November at 11amBooking essential.

(more details and maps below).

The Cardiff Dark Side free walking tours on October 30 & 31 are now cancelled due to the "firebreak" lockdown in Wales that spans Halloween weekend. However, new Dark Side dates will be arranged once the lockdown has ended.

Cardiff Bay free walking tours are taking a temporary break while Cardiff and Wales are under  lockdown

Swansea free walking tours have come to an end for 2020 and will return in spring 2021.

The Fog Blog

Read blog posts on different aspects of Welsh life, culture & history, including major dates in the Welsh calendar, some travel advice and what we have been missing during lockdown. 

The Doctor Who walking tour of Cardiff has arrived! The first tours took place in August 2020 but more dates and tours will hopefully return later in 2020.

Private Tours

Private tours are now possible again. If you're a family, household or individual looking for a personalised walking tour in Cardiff or Swansea, check out are discounted rates and please get in touch.

Where to find The Cardiff Walking Tour?

The Cardiff Free Walking Tour starts from the John Batchelor Statue on The Hayes in central Cardiff (opposite the TK Maxx store).
The Cardiff Tour will return on Saturdays at 11am from 14 November once the "Firebreak" lockdown ends in Wales.
More frequent days and dates will be added once again when lockdown rules are eased in Cardiff.
Advanced booking is currently essential.
For our social distancing information, please read our FAQs

Look out for the green shirt and/or green umbrella

Where to find

The Cardiff Bay Tour?

Cardiff Bay Free Walking Tours start from
outside the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay
(under the large letters and opposite the water tower)
The Cardiff Bay Walking Tour takes place on Sundays at 3pm. However, Bay tours are currently temporarily suspended until lockdown in Cardiff is eased again. 

Where to find

The Swansea Tour?

Swansea Free Walking Tours start from
Castle Square, next to the Leaf Boat sculpture
opposite Swansea Castle
Swansea Free Walking Tours have come to an end for 2020 and will return in spring 2021.
 
However, if you are interested in a Swansea tour and would like to arrange a date, please just get in touch.

Where to find The Doctor Who Cardiff Tour?

The Doctor Who Walking Tour starts from the Welsh National War Memorial, in Alexandra Gardens, Cathays Park, central Cardiff. 

The first Doctor Who Cardiff Tours will take place on 15 & 22 August 2020. Join the tour for the introductory price of just £10. More tour dates will be added for Autumn 2020.

All tour schedules accurate as of October 2020

About Fogo

Despite being a native Irishman, I have developed a love and fascination for the underappreciated cities of Cardiff & Swansea, as well as Wales as a whole, during my time living here.

As a historian, journalist and long-term tourism professional across multiple cities, I have developed a passion for history, travel and culture, and sharing information about my adopted home to inquisitive visitors on these walking tours of Cardiff, Swansea & Cardiff Bay is a perfect way to embrace these skills and interests. 

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT US
Teresa, Lisbon, Sept 2020
Joanna, London, August 2020
Graham, Sheffield, August 2020

t was really nice spending the day with Eugene in Cardiff. Two tours which helped  us understand the city, its past,  and its present. Eugene has great knowledge of the history and culture of some other countries and could easily make links to local characteristics.

Having done city tours across Europe, I thought this stood out because Eugene made a real effort to be personable and engaging: taking the time to speak to everyone in the group, linking his information not just to Cardiff but to wider Welsh history and it was also very obvious that he took time and effort in keeping his information relevant and up to date. 

Eugene was extremely welcoming, friendly, knowledgable and came across as a really nice guy. He definitely added so much to our Wales visit.

The Fog Blog

Cardiff Guide

FAQs

Swansea Guide

Read blog posts on different historical elements, events and characters of Welsh life, previews of upcoming events in South Wales and even some travel advice as well

If you're visiting the Cardiff area and not sure what to do with your time here, the Cardiff Guide can point you in the right directions for attractions, food, scenery and more

If you're visiting Swansea and the Gower Peninsula and not sure what to do in the area, this guide provides advice for attractions, museums, food, beaches and more

Have some questions regarding Fogo's Free Tours, the concept or the tours themselves, you can find all the answers amongst the FAQs, otherwise please get in touch

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