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Explore The Vale of Glamorgan - 1 Day Itinerary

Take a tour around The Vale of Glamorgan and experience some of the best on offer to your groups including a newly restored pier, Victorian Mansion, 12th Century Castle, award winning visitor centre and medieval castles.

Stop 1 – Penarth Pier Pavilion
The newly restored Penarth Pier Pavilion boasts a 70 seater community cinema, arts, events and exhibition space, cafe, bar and restaurant and meeting spaces.

Stop 2 – Dyffryn House & Gardens
Within the gardens, a grand Victorian mansion overlooks the key aspects of the gardens. Parts of the ground and first floors have been restored and are unfurnished.

Stop 3 – St Donats Castle & Art Centre
Come take a sneak peek at this remarkable castle just outside Cardiff, once the home of newspaper magnate, William Randolph Hearst and his Hollywood guests.

Stop 4 – St Illtud Church & Galilee Chapel
Until 2013 a ruined ‘Galilee Chapel’ stood at the western end of St.Illtud’s Church. Today the ruin has been transformed into an award winning Visitor Centre.

Stop 5 – Slade Farm Organics, Safari and Garden Tours
Discover daily life on the farm. You will meet the animals and see outstanding wildlife. Set in a beautiful 9 acre garden, including stunning views of Dunraven Bay, Slade Farm Gardens are open for tea & cakes, the perfect way to finish your visit.