Obviously these outdoor activities tend to be on the outskirts of Cardiff by their nature,
Go Ape is a fair way out but well worth a look. Go ape provides 3 hours of tree top adventure. The adventurous can enjoy a climb 30ft up a rope ladder; you can Tarzan Swing into a giant rope net then zip wire through trees. Finish off by a crawl through tunnels and tackle the high wire rope bridges. Before you go check out the restrictions below to avoid disappointment.
Minimum age 10 years
Minimum height 1.40m /4 ft. 7 inches
Maximum weight 130 kg / 20.5 stone
Address: Margam Port Talbot Neath Port Talbot
PostCode: SA13 2TJ
Phone: 0845 643 9215
Outdoor activities involving motorsport
Taff Valley quad bikes are a short trip up the A470; with 90cc and 250cc bikes on a massive area with some outstanding views it is a different motorsport event and an exciting outdoor activities. If that is not to your scene then try clay pigeon shooting, with lasers, or why not archery. Alternatively try a different outdoor activity walking up a gorge a different experience.
Address: Taff Valley, Cwrt y Celyn Farm, Upperboat, Pontypridd
PostCode: CF37 5BJ
Phone: 02920 831658
Teamsport Cardiff is within the city and has a great circuit for Karting. Most motorsport is outdoor activities based, not so here. Most of Formula 1’s top drivers including Lewis Hamilton started in Karting so this could be a good investment!
District: Cardiff Central
Address: 14-15 Curran Road, Cardiff
PostCode: CF10 5NE
Phone: 0844 998 0000
Boulders climbing center continues the outdoor activities theme, yet stays indoors, it has a facility for younger children called pebbles, obviously! Parties can be catered for and the climbing wall has qualified instructors and taster sessions.
Address: St Catherine’s Park Pengam Road Cardiff
PostCode: CF24 2RZ
Phone: 0845 5211850
Taskforce Skirmish Paintball on the way to Cowbridge, Paintball is one of those outdoor activities normally targeted at adults but it might be work checking this out as they have low impact paintball for Cardiff children over 8 years. Laser and 12 bore clay pigeon shooting are also available.
District: Cardiff Outskirts
Address: Just off Main A48 Penllyn, Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan.
PostCode: CF71 7RQ
Phone: 02920 593900
Planet Ice is down in the bay learn to skate in preparation for the winter wonderland outdoor activities, Ice shows, ice discos and home of the Cardiff Devils ice hockey team. The temporary stadium is to be replaced by a new ice Sports Complex
District: Cardiff Bay
Address: Cardiff Bay Empire Way Cardiff
PostCode: CF11 0SP
Phone: 02920 382 001
Futsal is a type of 5 a side football. One of the best outdoor activities there is. It is designed to encourage skill and discourage fouls, using a less bouncy ball it is approved by FIFA and used to have an indoor center in Llanishen, now contact Cardiff City FC for events.
Gôl Football Centers is basically football with Welsh roots. Having several 5 a side pitches and a 7 a side pitch. Private bookings are available if you fancy a game and leagues every day.
Address: Lawrenny Ave Canton Cardiff
PostCode: CF11 8BR
Phone: 029 2037 5670
Powerleague is situated on Manor Way and has both 5 and 7 aside pitches easy to get to with facilities for children’s parties. A classic of outdoor activities for kids and adults.
Address: Manor Way, Cardiff, CF14 1RF
PostCode: CF14 1RF
Phone: 029 2062 9970