Many of Cardiff’s attractions are located within easy driving distance of Hengoed, making it a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Two sights that should be on every visitor’s to-do list is the fascinating Caerphilly Castle and the much-loved Castell Coch. Two other popular spots that are located close by Hengoed are the St Mellons Golf Club and the Big Pit National Coal Museum.
If the sun is out, do what the locals do and head outside to the local natural destinations. Enjoy some of the scenic city parks such as Roath Park.
Spend a few hours with fellow soccer lovers at Cardiff City Stadium, cheering on local favorites, the Cardiff City Football Club. On game days follow the river of red and black, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join local soccer lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking a room at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Make reservations for the Village Urban Resort Cardiff, the Campanile Cardiff, or the Holiday Inn Express Newport.