As Cardiff currently ranks 3rd in the Top New Years’ destinations in the UK, why not find out the top 5 ways you can spend it here!

  • Winter wonderland
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Get your skates on down to Cardiff’s winter wonderland for a New Year’s Eve!

The wonderland has unveiled its new Alpine Ice Trail, at a staggering length of 250m making it one of the longest Ice Trails in Europe, and is guaranteed to be the only one found in the UK, so is not one to miss!

To warm your icy nerves, why not take a pit stop at the Alpine bar and enjoy a Mulled Wine or even a Mulled Gin!

After your skate, stick around to watch the fireworks take place behind the rink at City Hall.

The trail remains open until the 5th of January 2020 and the final session takes to the rink at 10.15pm to 11.15pm.

Find out more here:


  • Bowling
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What better way to start 2020 than with a strike! Hollywood Bowl are hosting a New Year’s Eve Party with the ultimate party package.

Starting at 9pm, you can expect a glass of bubbles upon your arrival, take to some unlimited bowling from 9.30pm, followed by unlimited tortilla chips and dip, your choice of a drink at the lanes and of course, a glass of bubbly at midnight to welcome in the New Year.

Where: Hollywood Bowl, Red Dragon Centre

How much: Prices start from £23.99 for adults and £19.99 for children.

Find out more and book your lane here:


  • Dine in Style
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 Celebrate a relaxed but stylish New Years at Culleys; The Exchange Hotel, Cardiff.

New years at Culleys can help you to avoid the hustle and bustle of the Cardiff city crowds, expensive drinks and the inevitable long bar queues.

For £65 per person, you can enjoy a 5-course dinner with a glass of Fizz on arrival and Live entertainment throughout your night

Bookings must be made in advance. Find out more here:


  • NYE Comedy Special
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Glee Club Cardiff wants to help you see in 2020 with some of the best comedians Cardiff has to offer accompanied with some excellent food, and an after-party that expects to deliver as many laughs.

The comedy special will include a countdown at Midnight and a DJ to keep the party going from the end of the performance into the night.

Doors open at 7:00 PM

Find out more here:


  • Ghost tour
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Take a different Cardiff experience through the tales of ghostly encounters from historical to present.

Tour the spots where the rumors of ghostly presents have been seen and heard from one generation to the next from strange sounds to phantom figures and a legendary tale of a horse and carriage which has been told to be a herald of death.

The final tour in the series of tales take place on New Year’s Eve.

Book your tour here:

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