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5 Cardiff Proposal Ideas

A city steeped in fascinating history and Welsh heritage, Cardiff is the perfect proposal destination for visitors and those wishing to create more special memories. The City of Castles, Cardiff is famed for being the city with the most castles in the world, despite being one of the smallest capitals in Europe. Discover our top 5 Cardiff proposal ideas.

1. Cardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle is a true landmark of the city, set in the heart of Cardiff in Castle Quarter. The current building was built in the late 11th century and holds a long and fascinating history. Cardiff Castle makes for the perfect proposal destination, with breathtaking panoramic views of the city which can be seen from the top. Or visit in the summer months and take a romantic walk around the picturesque castle grounds.

Cardiff Castle

2. Llanerch

Situated just a 15-minute drive from Cardiff city centre, Llanerch vineyard hotel is the first of its kind in the UK. A truly spectacular marriage between relaxation and luxury experience, stay at the hotel and enjoy experiences at the on-site vineyard including the wine tasting and tour or woodland walk experience. Create a memorable proposal in the vineyards, luxury suites or restaurant - an unforgettable destination for foodies. Enjoy special events hosted at the hotel if you wish to propose at a special time of year in an exquisite destination filled with romance and charm.

Llanerch vineyard

3. Cardiff Bay

Cardiff Bay is the place to visit for a multitude of activities, providing several romantic proposal opportunities. Perhaps explore the waters of the Bay on a boat tour or rent out your own private boat to create the perfect moment. From island voyages to aqua buses, there are endless options. Or visit one of the attractions surrounding the bay, including several eateries and daytime activities – you will be spoiled for choice at the Bay.

Cardiff Bay

4. Garth Mountain

The perfect proposal spot for outdoor lovers, Garth Mountain is a fantastic walk just outside the city. This location is great for a day trip, with the average time to climb to the top being just over an hour. Prepare a picnic of your partner’s favourite food to enjoy when you reach the summit and create a beautiful moment they will cherish forever as you ask the all-important question.

Garth hill

5. National Museum Cardiff

The National Museum of Cardiff has a diverse collection ranging from art to natural history and archaeology. The art collection alone spans over 500 years with pieces from around the world. This makes for a memorable proposal destination for the lover of art and design. The Museum often hosts on-site events and one-of-a-kind exhibitions, lending itself to creating a special setting for you and your partner to enjoy whilst experiencing an exhibition featuring their favourite interests and passions.

National Museum Cardiff


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