Getting about in the Cardiff area

Thornhill is a suburb within the north of Cardiff and has good transport links into the Welsh capital with the Lisvane and Thornhill railway station on Cherry Orchard Road and regular buses running into the Cardiff Central Bus Station.

Good eats

If you’re looking to dine in Thornhill you could try the popular steakhouse Miller & Carter (Thornhill Road) for a quality steak dinner. There is also The Old Cottage (Cherry Orchard Road), a well-established gastropub for a wide variety of lunch and dinner choices. Another pub food option is the inviting looking Travellers Rest which has a thatched roof and rustic, 1800s wood beamed interior. (Thornhill Road) All three restaurants have online booking options.

Splash about

A mile away is the district of Llanishen which has a great leisure centre with swimming pool, water play features and wave machine. There is also a gym and group fitness classes available for those keen on keeping up with their regular fitness regimes. Suitable for all ages this is a nice and cheap option for families looking for things to do in Thornhill.