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World of Boats Cardiff Bay

Open Now: 10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Boat ride

We went on a boat ride across to penarth and around the bay we all enjoyed it , and our Canadian... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2016
graham m
Cardiff, United Kingdom
great place

If you like boats, you'll like the World of Boats. If you're not that bothered about them, you... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2016
wyn s
Crosskeys, United Kingdom
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World of Boats is rare opportunity to get up close to a unique collection of boats from around the world and through the ages. Our workshop is open to visitors, where we are in the process of restoring a 50ton, 60ft sailing ship - a replica of the...more
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

We went on a boat ride across to penarth and around the bay we all enjoyed it , and our Canadian friends did , and it didn't cost a lot either which was great, it's worth it

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

This place is great took my two young children here for an educational visit and they really enjoyed plenty to see and do ! Was a lovely Day out and nice to do Something different X

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Great place as the cafe is dog friendly and allows them inside and on the deck. Really great and wish I had known this sooner as its lovely out on the deck enjoying the view

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 21, 2016

If you like boats, you'll like the World of Boats. If you're not that bothered about them, you probably won't be converted. I'd agree with other comments posted here: it's a nice modern place with informative displays and very helpful staff

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Good tour on a boat around the docks of Cardiff for 1 hour seeing the bbc Wales studio and where they do doctor who and casualty

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 4, 2016

We visited Cardiff Bay for the Doctor Who Experience but right next door is a friendly cafe -bar where we could sit and watch boats and sea birds as the sun came down. Staff were very friendly and we can't wait to go back.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

We noticed signs for this place as we were walking back along the barrage. Not having noticed them before, we decided to try it out. Menu isn't extensive but had exactly the kind of thing we wanted. I had cawl and my partner had lasagna....More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 24, 2016

Visited here whilst on a walk around Cardiff Bay with my brother and two furry friends (Gizmo and Maisy) Knew this place existed as I'd been before, but didn't realise that it's a dog friendly venue. Only had a few beers and a bag of...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Interesting place. You learn a lot about boats and their history. - small place, not enough space for all boats, some of them are hanging up the sealing and you cannot see them properly + the restauration room. There is a very nice ship exposed,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Keptah
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

People are saying this place is expensive... Maybe it's because I lived in London for a year, but to me, less than £4 for a pint and bottles of wine for around the £15 mark is not 'expensive'. Sure, you can get drinks cheaper elsewhere,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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