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Cardiff Bay Barrage, Cardiff
(4.6/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Brilliant morning walk across the barrage from penarth to Cardiff bay , for people of all abilities , coffee stops on the way 
  • As regular visitors, the barrage offers an excellent "stretch of the legs" for the family and brilliant views of the bay. It goes without saying that the fairer the weather, the more enjoyable the vis...  more »
  • I thought it was just a special attractions in Cardiff Bay with a small play area at the edge of the natural environment at this scale was also disappointed with Bay-side than I thought, rather than think, walk off a lot of those busy schedule as you don't think it's going to be a bother to stop by
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