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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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  • Being Cardiff born and bred results in great shame when I say I have never walked from the City Centre to the barrage before. Well I did yesterday. I wracked up a whopping 27,000 steps on my FitBit be...  more »
  • Took a walk across the barrage from Cardiff to Penarth. Thought it would be strenuous but it turned out to be a delightful stroll with magnificent views across the bay to Cardiff and also to the sea. ...  more »
  • Love this place, one of my favourite places to go, especially during the summer! It's got lovely views! Such a stunning walk, there's also a path running down into Cardiff bay, there's skate park and ...  more »