Welcome and eXperience Cardiff
When most people are thinking about where in the UK to relocate, it’s probably fair to say that most don’t even consider moving to Wales. Much of the country is rural farmland, however, Cardiff, Wales’s capital city is a hive of activity and a place that offers a number of benefits you won’t find anywhere else. Here we look at just some of the many reasons why Cardiff should be on your shortlist of places to live.
Even though it’s situated in another country, Cardiff is perfectly located to enjoy the best that England has to offer. At just 150 miles from London and only 40 miles from Bristol, Cardiff residents are ideally located within easy reach of both neighbouring cities and also the untouched wilderness that you’ll find in the Brecon Beacons. This equidistance from both highly urban and utterly rural areas is one of Cardiff’s best features.
Great Things Come in Small Packages
Whilst most other cities in the UK are vast urban sprawls, Cardiff is tiny in comparison. To put it into perspective, it’s possible to cross Cardiff in its entirety by bicycle in about 20 minutes, so you’re going to have no problem getting to know the place quickly once you’ve moved there. Despite this, Cardiff packs a lot in with major sporting venues like the Millennium Stadium, shopping arcades, a top football stadium and the beautiful Cardiff Bay just a few of the things you’ll find there.
A Real Poundstretcher
One thing you’ll notice almost immediately if you move to Cardiff is how much further your money goes. The cost of living in the city is a whopping 80% lower than you’ll encounter in London, meaning that a good quality of life is that much easier to achieve. Whilst money isn’t everything, it certainly helps if every time you put your hand in your pocket you’re spending less on life’s essentials.
If you like cutting a rug on a Saturday night, then Cardiff will certainly not disappoint you, as, despite the city’s diminutive size, there’s a lot to choose from. There’s the Dirty Martini, Ten Mill Lane and Buffalo all open until the wee small hours and if you prefer things a little more sedate, there are plenty of classy eateries like Chapel 1877, Shaam Nights and Anatonis Pizzeria where you can relax and unwind.
Cardiff is a really welcoming and friendly city and when you throw in good employment opportunities, excellent transport links and low levels of crime, the question should perhaps be why shouldn’t you live in Cardiff?...because in every sense life is pretty good there. Is it for you? It’s certainly worth considering if you haven’t already.