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Things to do in Wales and how to get there

Looking for great ideas for events and days out around South Wales? Let us inspire you with details of great events & places to visit by bus

 

What to do in & around Cardiff 

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EVENT WHAT'S ON WHAT BUS TO CATCH TICKETS
  Noel Gallagher High    Flying Birds

Friday 24 May
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will kick off a summer of live music in the Welsh capital in the gorgeous grounds of Cardiff Castle, bringing his international hits to the iconic location in the heart of the Welsh capital.  












25              Caerphilly-Cardiff Bay
 26              Blackwood-Cardiff
122         Tonypandy-Cardiff
124        Cardiff-Maerdy
132        Maerdy-Cardiff Bay
136        Cardiff-Creigiau
T4              Cardiff-Newtown
T14         Hereford-Cardiff
X4            Cardiff-Abergavenny
X3             Cardiff-Hereford

£1.20 adult single,
80p child/young person*

£7 for a group of up to 5 people

£3.50 for adult Cardiff dayrider

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 Spice Girls Concert
   
Monday 27    May
The Spice Girls are back & they are kicking off their UK tour in the Capital City of Cardiff - don't miss out on this once in a lifetime performance in the iconic Principality Stadium
  El​ton John Concert
   
Saturday 15 June
It's his last UK tour 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road' so if you've been lucky enough to bag tickets, head down to Cardiff City Stadium for a night you won't forget!

£1.20 adult single,
80p child/young person*

£7 for a group of up to 5 people

£3.50 for adult Cardiff dayrider

£10 for 2 adults with '2gether'

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  Inside Out Festival
    

31 May-1 June

The Inside Out Festival is back, promising a jam packed line up in Bute Park Cardiff including Sean Paul, DJ EZ, Hannah Wants & loads more! it's already on 4th release tickets so make sure you get them fast before they sell out!

*for short journeys around Gabalfa, Whitchurch, Coryton or the  City  Centre!* 

 

Cardiff Story Museum

If you're looking for an  interesting place to go on the weekends then why not visit the   Cardiff Story Museum  in the Old Library. It's interactive and will teach the kids so much more about the Welsh capital!

 

Castell Coch 

Why not visit take a trip to Castell Coch in Tongwynlais,  where Laura Ford unveils a series of new sculptures as visitors are invited to discover over 15 works created by one of the UK’s leading contemporary artists! (until 6th May)

Get there on our luxury 132 service with free wifi, USB charging and leather seats!

​Cardiff Castle

If you're looking for something different, visit Cardiff Castle! there are some great events this Spring including   Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds  on 24th May

 

Millennium Centre 

There's also a feast of events at   Cardiff Millennium Centre    with lots of shows to look forward to including some great performances from the Welsh National Opera. 

Get there with our Service 25 from Caerphilly

  

Red Dragon Centre

Visit the ultimate entertainment destination in Cardiff Bay! Food, films, bowling & more! visit the website for more information 

Did you know we have a special weekend ticket? 2 adults can travel all day for only £5 each with our   2gether   ticket! 

 

Cardiff International Food & Drink Festival

The popular summer event is back, this food festival promises mouth-watering food, international producers accompanied by some live music on the water's edge. Taking place from 5th-7th July at Roald Dahl Plass,get there on our service 132 gold or Service 25 

 

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What to do in & around Caerphilly 

Caerphilly Castle

The iconic Castle boasts a fascination history, it was built in the 13th Century & is one of the great medieval castles of western Europe. They also have some fantastic events taking place over May & June including, live Dragons, firing of medievil siege and a craft afternoon! see full details: Caerphilly Castle events  

 

Get there on Services 25 & 26 from Cardiff, 120/130 from the Rhondda Valleys or hop on one of our town services 

 

Armed Forces Day 

Enjoy a family filled day out on 22-23rd June, Caerphilly will be celebrating 'Armed Forces Day', there's an event taking place in Crosskeys with Market Stalls, Artisan Foods & live music! find out more: Armed Forces Day events 

 

Blackwood Beach Party

The urban beach returns to Blackwood for another year on June 29th, hosting a variety of stalls, crafts & offering a feast of fun & entertainment foe everyone to enjoy! Get to the event on Services 26151 or one of the town services 

 

The Big Cheese 

This year's Big Cheese festival will have a new layout and feel with Street Food vendors, a live bar area and three huge food stalls! don't miss out on one of Caerphilly's biggest festivals 

 

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What to do in & around Merthyr Tydfil

You can enjoy days out in Cyfarthfa Retail Park, hop on Service 6/9, up to every 30 minutes on Mon-Sat 

Catch Service 25   from Merthyr Tydfil bus station to   Cyfartha Castle Museum & Art Gallery, the Active Zone Splash Pad & Playground. 

Love trains? our   Service 35  serves   'Brecon Mountain Railway', enjoy a family filled day for only £7.40 with the Merthyr group ticket  (only £1.50 each BARGAIN!).

Why not visit Trago Mills, hop on Service 23    to visit one of Wales largest shopping centres. 

From 12th May, we're also trialing new Sunday Services on some town routes, which means you can make the most of your weekends! full details here: Service Changes May 2019 

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What to do in & around Cwmbran

For great shows & events, visit the   Congress Theatre in Cwmbran

. There's events booked in until February 2020, there's something for everyone including an Abba Tribute & Robby Chubby Brown live! 

There's also a load of great shops & eateries in Cwmbran shopping centre including a giant Primark! Shopping not your thing? There's Hollywood Bowl & the VUE cinema to entertain you 

Why not catch our new & improved luxury gold Cwmbran town Services 1/2/5/6/7 - leather seats, free Wi-Fi & USB chargers at no extra cost!

You can also hop on our X24 Gold service   to visit the   Blaenavon  World Heritage Centre & Library where there is a variety of activities taking place over May including Whitsun holiday activities! 2 Adults & up to to 3 children can travel on all our services in South Wales for 1 day for just £16.70! Find your best value ticket 

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What to do in & around Newport 

Why not visit the Newport Museum and Art Gallery. They have been collecting evidence of Newport’s history, culture and environment since 1888! 

Fancy some retail therapy, you can visit Friar's Walk shopping centre, they even have some great discounts on major brands!

You can get there on our luxury X24 Gold service up to every 10 minutes, sit back & relax with free Wi-Fi & USB charging points

 

Let's Rock Wales

Let's Rock festival is coming to Tredegar Park on Saturday 1st June, with a line up including Billy Ocean, Tony Hadley & Jason Donovan - this is not to be missed!! get there on Service X15 

 

 

What to do in & around RCT

For a day out exploring the history of the Rhondda Valleys then visit the Rhondda Heritage Centre with their amazing Black Gold Experience where you can follow in the footsteps of the miners who once worked at the Lewis Merthyr Colliery.  

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We have teamed up with some local business across Ferndale,  Pontypridd, Porth, Tonypandy, Mountain Ash & Aberdare to give some great discounts when you show your Stagecoach bus ticket. Click for more details   Hop Shop and Save

If you're looking for a evenings entertainment in the heat of Aberdare then look now further than the the Coliseum Theatre. The Coliseum has a varied programme that includes comedy, music, drama, light entertainment, family events and a cinema. Look out later in the Spring for the family favourite "The Wizard of Oz" between 15th and 18th May!

Elvis Festival 

Every September thousand of Elvis fans travel to the seaside town of Porthcawl for a unique celebration of the King! You can get there on our Service 172 which also stops at Bridgend Designer Outlet

 

What to do in & around Brecon

Hay Festival

Towards the end of May, Hay-On-Wye comes alive with the   Hay Festival with live talks and shows from all over the world! This year the festival runs from Thursday 23rd May until Sunday 2nd June. With food, books, workshops and plenty more, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Get there on Service T14

Royal Welsh Show 

The pinnacle event in the British agricultural calendar, the Royal Welsh Show, will be held on 22 - 25 July 2019 at the showground in Llanelwedd, get there on Service T4

Abergavenny Food Festival 

The great festival returns to Abergavenny on 21st-22nd September hosting delicious food, plenty of delicious drinks and live entertainment, you won't be disappointed! You can get to the festival on Service X4

 

Brecon Jazz

The Jazz festival returns to Brecon for it's 36th year from 9th-11th August, don't forget your dancing shoes! Hop on Service T14 

 

 

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Our Cardiff megarider Xtra ticket is currently on sale, unlimited travel from only £1.75 a day! 
Our Cardiff megarider Xtra ticket is currently on sale, unlimited travel from only £1.75 a day! 

Get there on the following services

25, 26, 122, 124,132,136, T4/T14/X4, X3

We have got a great offer where 2 adults can get to the game for just £10 with our   2gether   ticket!

 

Plan Your Journey now 

Get there on the following services

25, 26, 122, 124,132,136, T4/T14/X4, X3

We have got a great offer where 2 adults can get to the game for just £10 with our   2gether   ticket!

 

Plan Your Journey now 

Get there on the following services

25, 26, 122, 124,132,136, T4/T14/X4, X3

We have got a great offer where 2 adults can get to the game for just £10 with our   2gether   ticket!

 

Plan Your Journey now