Castleton Vacations

Castleton is a popular destination for visitors to Cardiff, United Kingdom, a city with 300,000 people. If you are arriving by air, Castleton is approximately 15 miles (24 kilometers) to the northeast of the Cardiff International Airport. The city center of Cardiff is situated 6 miles (10 kilometers) to the southwest.

Many of Cardiff’s attractions are located within easy driving distance of Castleton, making it a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Two attractions that should be at the top of every visitor’s to-do list is the fabulous St Mellons Golf Club and the iconic Tredegar House. Two other great attractions you’ll find nearby Castleton are Newport Cathedral and Caerphilly Castle.

Holiday makers in Castleton, keen to deepen their appreciation of this area, should head to the cultural attractions nearby. Explore, learn and be thoroughly entertained in the various museums such as the Doctor Who Exhibition and the National Museum Wales. Go and see a live performance at the Wales Millennium Centre and the St. David's Hall.

To surround yourself with nature, plan a trip to some of the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to relax and unwind. Leave the busy streets behind and enjoy the cool shade in local parks and gardens such as Victoria Park, Bute Park and Roath Park.

Some of Cardiff's popular sights are in Castleton, such as Llandaff Cathedral and the Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral of St David. The St. John the Baptist Church and Norwegian Church offer those exploring Cardiff the opportunity to better understand the part religion has played in the area. Wander back through Cardiff’s past by exploring some historic sites, such as Cardiff Castle.

Hit a few balls at the Celtic Manor Resort Golf Club in Newport.

If you love to find a great deal, explore Mermaid Quay, Queen Arcade and the Capitol Shopping Centre.

Nearby Newport Stadium, Newport is the perfect place to hang out with lovers of soccer, and to see local legends, the Llanwern A.F.C., in all their glory. On game days follow the river of blue, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fellow sports lovers in the nearby pubs for a post-game drink.

At the end of a busy day enjoying the charms of Castleton, put up your feet and relax in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks be sure to check out the Radisson Blu Hotel Cardiff, the Future Inns Cardiff Bay, and the Best Western Plus Maldron Hotel.

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