Cardiff is considered a pleasant and classy part of the UK in many aspects, especially where day time activities are concerned. Shopping, outdoor activities and museums fall easily into this category.
For shopping, Cardiff is deemed as one of the iconic places to be. The St David Shopping Centre provides a vast range of designer shops and is rightfully placed in the very heart of the Capital. It is host to shops like Jane Norman, Republic and John Lewis. Also nearby is the Capital Shopping Centre and The Queens Arcade.
Queen Street is definitely worth checking out for its endless row of well known stores including River Island, HMV and also Primark. Other activities being carried out here are street dancing and busking musicians. Another pedestrian shopping centre is the Hayes which boasts many chic cafes. Why not also visit the Morgan Arcade which holds many small market stall and vintage outlets who sell distinctive souvenirs.
There are plenty of galleries and museums for anyone wishing to take a daytime stroll filled with insight and tranquil. The National Museum Cardiff is regarded as one of the best in Europe and one of the most recognised buildings in the U.K. The Cardiff Story Galleries open every spring and also the Pier head building is worth checking out for its take on Welsh history.