Last Updated: 14.11.23
This page contains information about the event venue (Sport Wales National Centre)
We really want to make sure that you have all the information you require to plan your visit to the event! If you have any questions about the venue or event, please contact [email protected]
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Sport Wales National Centre, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff CF11 9SW
0300 300 3123
The venue has a small onsite car park, and an overflow car park which is around 50-100 meters distance from the venue.
There are marked accessible bays approximately 30 meters from the main entrance.
Parking is free in the venue car park and overflow car park. There are alternative pay and display parking near the venue. Near by pay and display car parking, and pricing, can be found here
You can find information and resources to help plan your journey by bike, train, bus or walking here.
There are locations for cycle parking at the main entrance of the centre and there is an OVO bike station nearby in Sophia Gardens.
There are cycle trails in each direction. The Cardiff Council website has resources to help plan your journey.
Train services run from Cardiff Central Station, the station is a 15minute walk from the venue. More information can be found at https://www.traveline.cymru/
The venue has a main entrance that has 2 ramps for access and a set of steps. This will be the main entrance for spectators and volunteers for the event.
The venue also has a side reception entrance, which is located to the left of the building, which is a dedicated entrance for accredited persons (Athletes and their support teams) for the Wheelchair Fencing World Cup which has a ramp and step access.
Registered assistance dogs are welcome at the venue.
Water bowls will be located outside of the main entrance to the venue.
The venue has many paths and green spaces outside of the venue, it is located inside a park, so there is nearby green spaces for walks.
We welcome you to bring any aids that may use, such as fidget aids and ear defenders/ear pieces.
We will also have a stock of these available at the event. Please speak to a volunteer on your arrival to arrange this.
At this event we offer a free companion tickets to accompany individuals who require support. When purchasing tickets, make sure you add the free companion ticket to the basket.
The event has a number of accessible seating spaces. Please ensure when booking you confirm if you require seating in the accessible area.
If you are coming to the event, there are some key aspects of wheelchair fencing events that you may want to know before the event.
Fencing has lots of different sights and sounds.
Here are some of the sights you may see and noises you may hear at the event:
The venue has a cafe, we will provide more information about what food and drink is available to purchase before the event. The cafe is located on the ground floor, to the right hand side of the main entrance
You may bring your own food and drink into the venue
The venue has a free wifi service available to all guests
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