Why Come to Cardiff?

Cardiff, Wales’ capital city, offers an exciting range of unique attractions, top class entertainment and quality shopping with a difference – all within two hours of London. It is the home of Welsh Government. The city has 3 Universities with one of them being a Russel Group Member. Cardiff has got leading clubs in Football, Rugby, Ice Hockey and home to the County Cricket Team. It boasts of Innovative architecture sitting alongside historic buildings, while Cardiff Bay offers entertainment for everyone. It is the shopping capital of Wales with a number of shopping arcades and malls. Rich in ancient history with Cardiff Castle and its connection with coal – it was once the richest city in the world and now is the perfect destination for entrepreneurs and innovators enriching the Tech scene.

Key Facts

  • Cardiff has been rated 3rd-best capital city in Europe to live in, with 97% of residents saying they were satisfied with living in Cardiff
  • Cardiff was recently named the 6th best shopping destination in the UK
  • Cardiff has been rated best student city in UK (QS Best Student Cities 2017)
  • Cardiff is considered one of the safest cities in the UK and is ranked as the number one most peaceful major urban area in the UK (UK Peace Index 2013)