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There's so many great places to explore in and around Cardiff & you can go even further with a NetworkRider ticket. From Barry Island - the infamous home of Gavin and Stacey, the beautiful Victorian Penarth Pier or Cardiff Bay, Europe's largest waterfront development full of bars and eateries, the choice is yours!


NetworkRider tickets

The NetworkRider ticket gives you the freedom to use multi operator buses across South East Wales. Check out which bus operators are included here NetworkRider

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  1 day 7 days 
Adult  £9 £28 
Child/young person* £6 £18 
Group  £18   
English Concession** £6 £18


Cardiff Bay

There’s always lots going on in the Bay. It’s a cosmopolitan place to eat out, offering international cuisine, bistros, cafes, with a range of great bars and pubs. You’re sure to find plenty to entertain you too – whether you’re looking for lively nightlife or family fun, it’s all within easy reach. Find out more Visit Cardiff Bay


Our faves

  • Las Iguanas restaurant and bar
  • Coffi Co       
  • Techniquest       
  • Cardiff Bay fun park
  • Cardiff Bay barrage
  • The Lion King (Millennium Centre)


Barry Island

There's plenty for everyone at Barry Island which is famous for its golden beaches, family amusements, colourful beach huts and, of course, “Gavin & Stacey”. With a bustling High Street, gorgeous parks as well as the Goodsheds and Innovation Quarter, featuring award-winning restaurant Hangfire – a shopping, eating and relaxing destination featuring independent businesses in an industrial heritage setting. Find out more Visit Barry Island

Our faves

  • The Goodsheds & Innovation Quarter
  • Romilly Park & the Knap Lake
  • Fonmon Castle Park & Gardens
  • Barry Island Pleasure Park
  • Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf
  • Beach Huts & Climbing Wall



Penarth is an elegant seaside town with Victorian pier, Art Deco Pavilion, charming Esplanade and modern Marina. Splendid parks link the coast to the traditional town centre with its Victorian arcade, independent shops and cafés. Find out more Visit Penarth 


Our faves

  • Art Deco Pavilion on the Pier
  • Cafés & restaurants on the Esplanade
  • Parks with Green Flag awards
  • Bustling town centre with Victorian arcade
  • Cosmeston Lakes Country Park and Medieval Village
  • Penarth Marina



*16-21 year olds with a valid mytravelpass card

**Concession Rate available for Scottish / English concessionary pass holders or proof of Over 60 age with Passport