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Kids Activities

SUMMER SOCCER SCHOOLS – Kids Football

Kids Football - Cardiff City

It’s been a scorcher of a summer already, so what better to enjoy the sunshine than to fly high with the Bluebirds soccer schools? Running from 25th July to 30th August 2013, there’s plenty to keep the young ones busy. Cardiff City Community and Education Foundation have six fabulous weeks of kids football fun lined up for this year’s Summer …

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Bute Park gets new woodland ‘balance trail’ as part of restoration project

Balance trail bute park

Balance Trail – Bute Park The balance trail features upside down trees, fallen logs, stepping posts and a long winding snake called Barbara – these are among the latest additions to Bute Park’s new children’s play features in Cardiff. The balance trail and the new play apparatus which are a great free family activity, just in time for the summer …

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Swimming Pools in Cardiff

Swimming Pools in Cardiff

Swimming Pools in Cardiff  When the sun is out swimming pools are the places to be during the summer holidays, there can be no better experience than, going swimming! Cardiff council have a policy of ensuring that school children get every opportunity to learn to swim by making entrance FREE during school holidays, that include half term by the way! …

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Doctor Who fans set to blast replica Tardis into space

Doctor Who

Fans of Doctor Who are known for their eccentricity, but a dad and daughter are taking fandom to interstellar proportions. Lifelong Whovian Robert Doyle and teenage daughter Alex have raised tens of thousands of dollars to blast a replica Tardis into orbit to celebrate the BBC Wales show’s 50th anniversary. Robert, 43, and Alex, 18, who live in Florida, smashed …

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Diecast Model Ferrari cars

Diecast Model Ferrari

Diecast Model Ferrari Cars History Diecast models have a special place in history for the ‘baby boomer’ generation in particular the boys. The gleaming red diecast model Ferrari is no exception. Names such as Dinky, Corgi and Matchbox in the 50’s followed by Hot Wheels in the early 70’s produced a variety of cars in a variety of scales. Matchbox …

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Roath Park Lake and kids activities

Model boat on Roath Park Lake

Roath Park Lake is a major part of Roath Park and has been enjoyed by adults and children alike since Victorian times. There is still a Victorian feel to Roath Park Lake that once had ‘penny in the slot’ gas boilers around the lake for making hot drinks! Roath Park Lake Kids Activities It is an excellent venue for kids …

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Cardiff’s Historic Buidlings

Cardiff Castle

Cardiff became the city it now is as a result of the vast profits from coal and steel being used to construct lavish buildings. Some exist today some don’t. They do, however provide some great places for kids to visit. Nestled in the mountains overlooking Cardiff is Castell Coch, as it emerges through the tree it is the stuff fairy …

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Cefn Mably Farm

Look out for the Pink Pig! It’s a farm with a god soft play centre and a large café. Recently refurbished with a covered area so you can still have fun even if it’s raining. Acts as a sanctuary for rabbits and cats. Good duck pond. If its holiday time its best to go early, otherwise the animals get full …

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The Welsh Hawking Centre

The Welsh Hawking centre is much more than just an opportunity to see birds of prey. The demonstrations are superb, complete with narration and fascinating facts. Situated in the Vale of Glamorgan near Barry and it has a kids animal farm and of course a café. The Welsh Hawking Centre, Weycock Road, Barry CF62 3AA 01446 734 687 www.welsh-hawking.co.uk

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The Amelia Trust Farm

The Amelia Trust farm is very popular in the holidays, car park may get crowded but the farm seems to cope OK. Its big 160 acres and charitable, so its best to make a contribution. Great walks and a big carp pond. Plenty of things to explore in the woods. Amelia Trust Farm, Five Mile Lane, Barry, CF62 3AS, 01446 …

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