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Science Discovery Centre

Techniquest is the UK's leading Science Discovery Centre. There are 120 exciting hands-on exhibits: puzzles, challenges and scientific marvels, to enthuse and amuse the whole family. Then there's a Planetarium, a Lab and a hi-tech Science Theatre.

Techniquest is a great family outing, and also an excellent educational visit. Schools attend our special programmes during term time. During holidays and weekends you meet people of all ages - all finding out that science can be fun.

Techniquest's goal is to develop people's understanding and appreciation of science. It is aimed at both educational groups and leisure visitors, and operates a vigorous outreach programme in addition to the facilities of the building in Cardiff Bay.

Techniquest develops, designs and fabricates almost all of its own exhibits. All graphics and publications are also designed in-house. The exhibit-building team includes the following disciplines: cabinet-making, computer programming, electronic engineering, pattern-making, plastics forming, precision engineering, paint shop, pneumatics, etc.

Techniquest provides a total area of nearly 3000m2, half of which is permanent exhibition space on two levels. Over 160 exhibits invite visitors to explore scientific phenomena in an enjoyable, safe manner.

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Bed and breakfast at St Fagans

The Laurels

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Distance 4.5 miles

Cardiff short stay apartments at Century Wharf

Capital Apartments

Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Century Wharf is an exclusive development of luxury apartments situated in Cardiff Bay. All apartments are fully equipped and luxuriously furnished to a high standard plus there is a leisure centre with pool, jacuzzi, sauna and gym.

Distance 0.2 mile

Luxury B&B within easy reach of central Cardiff

Old Post House

Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Within easy reach of central Cardiff, Old Post House offers six newly furnished en-suite bedrooms. It's a perfect location for access to the magnificent Brecon Beacons, superb West Wales coast, sophisticated city centre or a place to relax and unwind.

Distance 4.6 miles

Guest house in central Cardiff


Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan This small, friendly B&B is in the centre of Cardiff. 300m from the Castle, we overlook the river and are a ten minute walk along the riverbank from Cardiff Central Train and Bus Station.

Distance 1.4 miles

Luxury townhouse 2 minutes from Cardiff Bay

Cardiff Bay Townhouse

Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Luxurious modern townhouse just two minutes walk from the Cardiff Bay waterfront, and within easy reach of the city centre. With three double bedrooms, it comfortably sleeps 6 and is available for long or short stays.

Distance 0.1 mile



Capital Apartments

Cardiff self catering – distance 0.2 mile