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River Taff

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Address: Cardiff, Wales

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Nice to while away the time

Took a boat trip from the castle to the bay down the river taf, lots of kayaks and canoes, nice marina area, good living quarters overlooking the river, and generally a nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Polly L
Devon, United Kingdom
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Devon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a boat trip from the castle to the bay down the river taf, lots of kayaks and canoes, nice marina area, good living quarters overlooking the river, and generally a nice little boat ride.

Thank Polly L
Calne, United Kingdom
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232 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful river just to walk along side and take in the view of the swans and other wildlife. But I think the best way to experience this is to take the water bus to Cardiff Bay. You get to view all the different buildings, wildlife and parks - so peaceful.

Thank Kaz B
Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They've lined this river with semi-high-rise buildings with brand new condos that look just like the rest of the world. Folks can live the good life, but nothing unique.

Thank Thomas V
Bury, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On foot or cycling the river provides a pleasant way of getting into the city from the northern suburbs, much nicer than the heavy traffic that a capital city inevitably attracts and no problem with parking.

Thank KMc528789
Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had fantastic weekend in Cardiff and walked along both banks of River, very pretty and well kept, lots of sitting areas and picnic spots especially through Bute Park. 10/10

Thank daveveg
London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very clean river where trout and salmon fish are known to swim,there is plenty of wild life to look out for

Thank shorthaul2015
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Lots of lovely walks by the River Taff. We saw a heron, mute swans, red-breasted mergansers, mallards and a dipper. You can get a boat trip up to Cardiff Bay every half an hour at certain times of the day.

Thank 49Pam
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Mad mad I tell you - even the fish are insane (oh no thats Paris!). Well what can you say about a river? There was a good program about this now beautifully clean river. Great canoeing from the Grade 5 Quakers Yard but a lot easier further south and a couple of shootable weirs - try Rador (looks big from... More 

Thank dicktonyboy
Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Excellent route through Castle grounds alongside river here- and you can stop at several pubs for lunch just off the way. Adjoins huge parks with cricket and football fields too-Cardiff's proudest public area.

Thank Gareth G
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

The Taff trails follows he River, for a generous portion. The trail is used by bikers, runners and people strolling or walking. It's an amazingly cathartic venture, as there are little transit boats passing, crew teams, and even the lone row boat or little skiff. Swans mull about and nest along the tall grass on the banks, generating a transcendingly... More 

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