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Cardiff Bay Barrage, Cardiff
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Visit Cardiff Bay Barrage to witness some of the British Channel’s finest engineering. Located at the mouth of Cardiff Bay, the Barrage provides direct public passage from Cardiff to Penath. Observe boats moving through the locks or see salmon migrating at the fish pass at this fully functioning dam. Today, the Barrage also represents a focal tourist point for shopping, dining, and leisure activities. Rent bikes and explore the areas many trails or spend an evening at the opera at the Wales Millenium Center. Enjoy beautiful views over the bay while walking back to town or catch a bus. Cardiff Bay Barrage is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Cardiff Edition.
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  • Ideal place for a night out .Numerous bars and restaraunts. A short train ride from city centre. Stay in City Centre Hotels. 
  • This is a great little niche of local businesses and also a nice refreshing walk on either a sunny or wintery day providing it's not raining. There's also a boat you can get back to the car park if no...  more »
  • A lovely walk from Cardiff Bay to Penarth or vice versa that we've done so many times. Walk, cycle, jog, get the grandparents to push you in the buggy, stop for a picnic, learn about Captain Scott and...  more »