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River Taff

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Address: Cardiff, Wales

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Lovely riverside walks from Bute Park

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... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Bury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week 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 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 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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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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 

Thank Cantess
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

From its confluence at Cefn-coed-y-cymmer, the river flows south, passing several towns. It picks up a few tributaries, such as the River Cynon, River Rhondda, Bargoed Taf and Nant Clydach. It flows through Pontypridd and through to Taff's Well, the site of Wales' only thermal spring. It flows underneath the M4 Motorway, before turning southeastward and flowing through the Cardiff... More 

Thank chris w
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I'm sure the fact that it was a sunny morning helped but has a great walk alongside the river Taff, there is a massive park on one side and was great to see so many sports pitches. Nice view of the cricket ground on the other side. Did not see any activity on the river in terms of boats etc... More 

Thank tim p
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

the taff trail goes through areas like the castle grounds , bute park , llandaff weir and castell coch . All beautiful . But the river boat is not the only cruising you will find as these areas are notorious for gays cruising for sex. If you take kids there and they hear a noise in the bushes and go... More 

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