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Cardiff: Private Doctor Who Walking Tour

1. Cardiff: Private Doctor Who Walking Tour

Walk through the world of Doctor Who in Cardiff as you encounter the show's most iconic filming locations. See how Cardiff has featured in the modern show from the first the episode to the most recent stories. On this tour you will discover 30 filming locations that reference up to a 100 different episodes all over central Cardiff. Your guide will reveal all of Cardiff's major geographic landmarks and notable buildings that are used in the show. Head to the glamorous Civic Centre area and stroll through the old city center towards the modern Cardiff Bay area. Finish your tour at the home of the Doctor Who spinoff "Torchwood" in Cardiff Bay.

Cardiff Bay: Self Guided Walk & Interactive Treasure Hunt

2. Cardiff Bay: Self Guided Walk & Interactive Treasure Hunt

Go Quest Adventures is turning Cardiff Bay into an Adventure Playground! Croeso i fae caerdydd! Welcome to Cardiff Bay – where those in the know come to play! What used to be a thriving tidal dockland, famous for exporting Welsh coal is now a spectacular waterfront destination that rivals some of the best UK destinations. Explore the Mermaid Quay area of Cardiff Bay and unlock a hidden trail by finding clues, solving puzzles & completing challenges, earning points along the way all self-guided through the Go Quest Adventures app. See the area's highlights, explore it's hidden gems and learn some insider history and fun facts along the way (even locals will discover something new!). As the Quest is self guided you can: * Start your Quest whenever you want, get instant access with nothing to print off from home * Go as fast as you want and try to top the leaderboard, or go at your own pace, stopping for rest breaks along the way. Your Quest will start at the Water Tower sculpture in front of the Roald Dahl Plass and wind you around the bay, through Mermaid Quay and end you back at your original location. During your Quest see some beautiful artwork, learn about the history of the area and discover a famous chef. And fans of the series Torchwood won’t be disappointed either as you leave a memento to one of TV shows most loved characters. Along the way, you and your team will be involved in solving puzzles and completing challenges as you discover what makes Cardiff Bay one of Wales’ best cultural and entertainment hotspots. So grab some Welsh cakes (you may need a snack), put on some comfy shoes and get ready to explore the sights, discover hidden gems and ultimately, conquer your Cardiff Bay Quest! PLEASE NOTE: This Quest does not cover Cardiff Castle or the city centre. Please check out our other Cardiff City Centre Quest which covers these areas. This is an ideal outdoor activity for couples, families, groups of friends, school groups and can be the perfect team building or corpoorate activity. Customised Quests and group packages are available by emailing Get Questing today!

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