Cardiff 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....
Owain Glyn Dwr
The Bute Family
St. John's Church
Cardiff's iconic Arcades
and much more.....
*Tour information is correct as of autumn/winter 2023.
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.
Cardiff Tour Starting Point
The Cardiff Free Walking Tour currently takes place every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday at 11am.
*Weekly Sunday morning Cardiff free tours have now stopped for December & January, but will return weekly from mid-February
*There is a short break with no tours over Christmas time (December 22 to 30) but there will be a tour on New Year's Eve, 31 December, at 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
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.
on restaurants, attractions, public transport and even gifts, check out the Cardiff guide.