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image for Beer Festival item typeGreat Welsh Beer & Cider Festival at Sophia Gardens Stadium, Cardiff

Beer Festival, Thu 17 - Sat 19 Oct 2019, £7-£9

Great Welsh Beer & Cider Festival

Great Welsh Beer & Cider Festival


The Great Welsh Beer & Cider Festival will take place at the The National Cricket Training Centre, Sophia Gardens; entry is via Gate 3.

This year we have an exciting selection of over 130 Cask Ales from Wales and the borders or enjoy our selection of Real Ciders and Perries that will be on offer at this years festival!

We will once again have a fantastic selection of Craft Beers on offer and an interesting selection of draught beers from around Europe for you to try.

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 17 - Sat 19 Oct 2019 11:00 to 23:00


Entry price: £9.00 (CAMRA Members – £7.00).

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 17 - Sat 19 Oct Great Welsh Beer & Cider Festival


Sophia Gardens,
CF11 9XR



Plan route to Sophia Gardens Stadium, Cardiff using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: ST 173770  Lat: 51.48588 Long: -3.19242

If you are planning to travel by public transport use

Cycling: A popular way to travel to the Stadium is by bicycle and we are in the ideal location to do so i.e. via the Taff Trail which runs from Cardiff Bay to Brecon. The Stadium has more than 30 cycle parking spaces located underneath the Pro-Copy stand. Copies of the Cardiff cycle map are available by contacting

By Train: For details of the regular inter-city and high-speed trains that run between Cardiff and all major towns and cities including London, Bristol, Birmingham and Swansea, please visit:

By Coach: Regular high-speed coaches leave from Cardiff from most major locations in the UK. Please visit for further information.

By Bus: Cardiff Bus services run regularly between Cardiff Central Station and Cathedral Road (adjacent to The SSE SWALEC)
Routes going via Cathedral Road include:
- Number 25 Circular Service to Llandaff North and North Road
- Number 62 Service to Llandaff, Danescourt, Pentrebane, Fair Water & Canton.
- Number 63 service Ffordd Berllan, Central Station, Radyr to Llandaff.

By Car: Enter postcode as CF11 9XR providing parking has been pre-arranged.

Travel times:
From London - approximately 3 hours via the M4 Westbound.
From Birmingham - approximately 2.5 hours via M5 Southbound and then the M4 Westbound.
From the East- Exit the M4 at Junction 29 and follow the A48M towards Llandaff. Join Cardiff Road. The SWALEC Stadium is situated off Sophia Close which is on Cathedral Road.
From the West- Exit the M4 at Juntion 33. Follow the A4232 for 6.2 miles and exit on the slip road onto Leckwith Road. Follow the A4161 and then turn left onto Cathedral Road (A4119). Turn right onto Sophia Close where the SWALEC Stadium is situated.

Match Day Car Parking

Public Car Parking - Parking inside the Stadium on match days is limited to players, officials and permit holders only. Public car parking is available in the Sophia Gardens Pay and Display car park situated within Sophia Close.

Disabled Parking - A limited number of disabled parking bays are available for every match day held at the Stadium and these are allocated on an application basis. For more details please contact reception on 02920 419 381 or

Park and Ride - Glamorgan Cricket do operate a Park and Ride service on international and other major match days. This service usually runs from Cardiff City Stadium to the drop off point in Sophia Close.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Cathays station