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Adamsdown and Splott are adjacent areas located to the sout east of the city centre.
Both areas are close to the city centre and
university and offer a range of accommodation from shared houses to flats with
plenty of local shops. Both are within
walking distance of the university campus.
These two areas are more residential
than the student area of Cathays and offer houses which are generally
tightly-knit terraces with 3 or 4 rooms in each, although there are also some
Splott is particularly well-known for
its Sunday market which offers a host of products including fresh produce as
well a variety of clothing, sports goods and household goods. For those inclined towards a more wholesome
lifestyle this area offers many options including Clifton Street Canteen (a vegetarian haven)
and Hungry Planet wholefood shop. The
STAR centre is a focal point for the community offering leisure facilities as
well as hosting a range of classes and events throughout the year.
There are a few pubs dotted around both
Splott and Adamsdown for you to choose from.
The close proximity to the city centre, Roath and the Bay also opens up many options to residents of
The majority of restaurants are
clustered around Clifton Street and Broadway and offer a great variety of
cuisines from Portuguese to Persian, vegan to Andalusian. The variety is vast and the close proximity
to surrounding areas and the city centre ensures all palates are catered for.
City Centre: 20 mins
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