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Cardiff's Original Free Walking Tour 

Cardiff is one of the fastest growing capital cities in Europe; a young, vibrant, modern city with a strong Welsh identity.

Cardiff has undergone numerous transformations across two millennia, from the Romans to Normans, through medieval times to Cardiff's glory age as a major coal trading centre of Victorian Britain. The architectural legacy of industrial Cardiff even lives on today.

On this 2 & a quarter hour historical and cultural walking tour of Cardiff city centre, discover landmarks, buildings, statues and characters from these 2,000 years of Cardiff's rich history, including....

Bute Park
Cardiff Castle 
Welsh Food
Owain Glyn Dwr
Principality Stadium
The Bute Family
Cardiff Market 
Welsh Language
St. John's Church 
Industrial Revolution
Welsh sport
Cardiff's iconic Arcades 
and much more.....

*Tour information is correct as of Spring 2024.

Tour schedules are subject to change and are usually seasonal. Fewer public tours generally take place in December & January, but additional tours always take place on holiday weekends like Easter, or in busier periods such as August. 

Cardiff Free Walking Tour Starting Point 

The Cardiff Free Walking Tour currently takes place every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday at 11am.

Some midweek tour times may vary slightly during summer, for example...

1 August starts at 1pm, not 11am.

Advanced booking is preferred for the Cardiff city tour, so please reserve your place in advance.

Some tours may become full, or some tours also potentially may not run if there are not enough pre-bookings in advance. In the very, very rare event of this, you will be contacted the day before the tour.

The Cardiff Free Tour starts from the John Batchelor Statue on The Hayes.
Opposite the TK Maxx Store (CF10 1TD)
For information about social distancing measures, please check out our FAQs.
Look out for the green umbrella &/or green shirt
John Batchelor Statue, The Hayes, Cardiff
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Cardiff Blog

The Fog Blog features a range of blog posts about Cardiff, from fun facts to posts about history and the architecture of the city. 


Our new podcast series focuses upon areas of Cardiff in greater detail than is possible on a walking tour. 

For recommendations 

on restaurants, attractions, public transport and even gifts, check out the Cardiff guide. 

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