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AmenitiesThe local village of Pentrebane has a small selection of shops for your day to day needs, with an Asda supermarket to be found at Coryton and Tesco at Western Avenue, both just a short drive away.
Plasdŵr will eventually have its own medical centre with doctors and dentists, but for now you can find these services locally at Danescourt Surgery (GPs) – Sat Nav CF5 2SH, call 029 2057 8686. – and MyDentist on Pentrebane Rd – Sat Nav CF5 3RE, call 029 2056 2306
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Ely Bridge Surgery
DiningAs you would expect from the Welsh capital, Cardiff has a whole host of culinary treats awaiting the hungry diner. But you don’t have to venture into the city to enjoy great food, with a choice of good quality gastro pubs and local restaurants right on your doorstep.
Try the authentic Italian flavours of Cicchetti in Radyr or the Pickled Radish in Llandaff, or the traditional British menu at The Old Post Office. You’ll also find a friendly welcome at your local pub restaurants, including The Plymouth Arms, offering a great value menu of family favourites.
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The Pickled Radish
The Plymouth Arms
EducationAs Plasdŵr grows, it will have its own dedicated schools, including several different primary schools to choose from. Meanwhile, residents of Cae St Fagans have a good selection of schools within easy reach, including the local Holy Family RC Primary, the Estyn ‘good’ rated Pentrebane Primary School and Ysgol Gymraeg Coed Y Gof.
Older pupils can choose between the Estyn ‘good’ rated Bishop of LLandaff Church in Wales High School, Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr or Canonian High School, with the excellent rated Howell’s School for Girls and the famous Cardiff Cathedral School offering an independent alternative.
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Cantonian High School
Holy Family RC Primary School
Pentrebane Primary School
The Cathedral School
Ysgol Gwfun Gymraeg Plasmawr
Ysgol Gymraeg Coed Y Gof
LeisureNearby Fairwater Leisure Centre has a good selection of sports facilities including swimming pools, while golfers can enjoy a challenging round at Radyr Golf Club. For sports spectators, Cardiff offers the very best in international fixtures, with the Millennium Stadium hosting Wales’ home rugby and football matches and Sophia Park home to England cricket games. There’s also a great selection of local cricket, rugby and football to be had in and around the city.
For a more cultural day out, Cardiff is home to a stunning range of theatres and cinemas, offering shows, concerts and blockbuster movies for all tastes. Take a stroll around the delightful bars and restaurants of Cardiff Bay for a sophisticated vibe, or try the more traditional seaside feel of nearby Barry Island for some fairground fun.
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Fairwater Leisure Centre
St Fagans National History Museum
ShoppingWhatever you are shopping for, whatever your budget, Cardiff will not disappoint. With over 1.4million sq ft of shopping, divided between modern malls and historic arcades, you can shop until you drop in whatever style that suits you. From major high street names and big brand shopping, to fascinating individual, independent stores, there really is something for everyone.
If you prefer to avoid the city centre, try out of town shopping at Culverhouse Cross or Leckwith retail parks, or take a window shopping stroll through the boutiques of the Bay.
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St Davids Shopping Centre
TransportSustainable transport is at the heart of the plans for Plasdŵr, with Redrow investing significantly in road improvements and extra busses from the Garden City into Cardiff City Centre. The development plan also includes extensive cycleways and footpaths connecting residents to local schools, shops and leisure facilities.
Cae St Fagans enjoys excellent rail connections too, with trains from nearby Fairwater Station, just a mile away, connecting to Cardiff Central in just 10 minutes.
By road, Cardiff is just four miles away, with the M4 junction 33 even closer, connecting to Swansea, 35miles to the west and Newport, 16miles to the east. Merthyr Tydfil, gateway to the glorious Brecon Beacons is just 22miles to the north.
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Fairwater Train Station
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