SWALEC Stadium - a cricketing Mecca

Located in Cardiff, Wales, SWALEC Stadium has been home to Glamorgan County Cricket Club since its days as Sophia Gardens back in 1967. It has also been known as an international cricket venue since 1999, but there's more to the stadium then purely prestigious cricket matches. It's also a great venue for meetings, corporate events and weddings. And of course, the sights and sounds of Cardiff are right around the corner.

Take a tour of Cardiff Castle

Only four minutes from SWALEC stadium, Cardiff Castle is one of the city's biggest attractions. In its illustrious 2000 year history it has housed Romans, Normans, Victorians, and now pays tribute to its past with guided tours, exhibitions and special events. Kids will love the castle - and even get the chance to dress up in soldier uniforms.

Brave the waves at Cardiff International White Water

If it's aquatic excitement you and your family crave, 15 minutes from SWALEC Stadium you'll find the perfect place in Cardiff International White Water. Children of all ages will enjoy the family rafting sessions - the level and speed of the waves are adjusted to fit the age of the adventurer. In addition, indoor surfing, canoeing and kayaking sessions are also available.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near SWALEC Stadium? Travelodge Cardiff Central Queen Street Hotel is your best bet - it's a mere eight minutes from the venue. Travelodge Cardiff Central Hotel is also close by - nine minutes and you're there.