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Cardiff Sailing Centre is located at the northern end of Cardiff Bay Barrage, and can be accessed by driving (to either end of the Barrage), cycling or walking.

Driving Directions

From the M4, take junction 33 and follow the A4232 to Cardiff Bay. Exit at the junction signposted A4055 – Barry/Penarth, and on the roundabout, take the third exit following the signs for Barry/Penarth.

After crossing the River Ely, follow the signs for Penarth Marina by turning left at the traffic lights and taking the first exit at the first roundabout. At the second and third roundabouts, take the second exits, following the signs for the Barrage.

After Penarth Marina (please be aware of traffic calming measures), take the first exit off the roundabout and you will arrive at the Barrage Car Park, where parking is available. The centre is a 10 minute walk across the Barrage

Alternatively, you can park at Porth Teigr by the BBC Studios, and walk from that directions.

The postcode to get close to the Barrage Car Park is CF64 1TP.
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Walking & Cycling

Pedestrian and cycle access is available from Penarth via the Barrage, or from Cardiff Bay via the Bay Edge Walkway (near the Norwegian Church at Porth Teigr).


The nearest train station is Cardiff Bay, which is a 15 minute walk via the Bay Edge Walkway.