Private tour

The Dark Side of Cardiff Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: Fogo's Free Tours

The Dark Side of Cardiff Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: Fogo's Free Tours

From US$ 179.67 per group up to 6

Explore the dark side of Cardiff on a guided walking tour. Learn of the historical and hidden underbelly of the Welsh capital, full of murder, disease, pirates, and even ghosts.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Encounter the legendary ghosts of Cardiff Castle
  • Discover three vile, historical prisons
  • Learn about Cardiff's most infamous executions
  • Explore the pirates and punishments of the Taff river
  • Appreciate life in Cardiff's 19th century slums
Full description

Walk the dark edge of Cardiff, the largest city in all of Wales. Hear the twisted tales, from slums to graveyards, ghosts to pirates, and prisons to disease. Discover a time when danger lurked behind every corner. Confine yourself to the Cardiff's Castle Quarter, starting and finishing at The Hayes.

  • Private
  • Guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

The tour starts in the centre of Cardiff, on The Hayes, by the statue of John Batchelor. The guide will be easily identifiable with a green umbrella and/or green name badge.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
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May 18, 2022

Product ID: 407889