Get behind the scenes at Cardiff's famous Millennium Stadium
Best known as the home ground of the Welsh national rugby team, this city-centre ground is also known as the Principality Stadium. The arena hosts top quality club and international rugby matches and many other events through the year. Booking hotels near the Millennium Stadium gives you the opportunity to explore the other sights and sounds of Cardiff city centre.
Useful information for your visit to the Millennium Stadium
Whether you are planning a trip to the Millennium Stadium for a specific event or just want to have a guided tour of the ground, our top tips for your visit should ensure a hassle-free trip.
Its city centre location means that public transport is the best way of getting to the Millennium Stadium. The nearest mainline railway station is Cardiff Central, a 15 minute walk away. If arriving by car, the best option to avoid city centre congestion is to use the special match day park and ride. There are also shuttle bus services into the city centre from the airport for those arriving from further afield.
Tours of the Millennium Stadium are available every day of the week, with reduced access tours available on match days. Tours take you behind the scenes into places the public don't usually see, such as the players' tunnel and dressing rooms or the VIP hospitality suite, with the best views in the house. Book your tour slot in advance, especially at peak times.
Match and event tickets
International rugby matches featuring Wales often sell out months in advance but check with the box office for late availability. The ticket centre is open daily from 10am to 6pm, and tickets for all events can also be bought online for collection at the box office.
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Best things to do near the Millennium Stadium
The beauty of the Millennium Stadium's location in the heart of the city is that it's easy to combine a trip to an event or for a tour with many of Cardiff's other visitor attractions.
St Fagan's National Museum
If you prefer your museums interactive, then you will love St Fagan's. Over 50 buildings from across Wales have been rebuilt in the extensive grounds of the 16th century St Fagan's manor. It's a huge 100-acre site so leave plenty of time to explore.
Cardiff's science centre is popular with both adults and kids, with over 120 interactive exhibits, all dedicated to science, maths, engineering and technology. There are even special after hours events for adults only.
In recent years the Cardiff Bay area has been transformed into the city's trendiest leisure area. Have a meal, take a trip across the Bay in a boat or simply stroll on the boardwalk and enjoy the coastal views.
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