Guided tour

Cardiff: Doctor Who Walking Tour

4.8 / 5

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Cardiff: Doctor Who Walking Tour

From £15 per person

Take a 2.5-hour walking tour of Cardiff, and discover locations in the Welsh capital used in the hit TV series “Doctor Who.” Learn how the city was utilized for intergalactic purposes, and how it was transformed to become New York, Pompeii and more.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Learn how Cardiff has been transformed into 1970's New York, ancient Pompeii, London and Paris as well intergalactic locations
  • See more than 20 Doctor Who filming locations used in the show since 2005
  • Stand where Clara speaks on her mobile phone to the Doctor (Matt Smith) in Deep Breath
Full description
Cardiff has been the home of Doctor Who since the show returned in 2005 and on this fully guided walking tour you will get to see where over 30 memorable scenes from more than 20 episodes have taken place. This is then followed by a walking tour around Cardiff city center and includes the scene of Danny Pinks death from Series 8, a visit to the National Museum of Wales which has hosted many scenes from the show, the site of Donna Nobles ill fated wedding, Rose Tyler’s workplace and much more. Your guide will show you how terrestrial and intergalactic scenes were filmed on location in Cardiff and give you the chance to follow in the footsteps of four of the Doctors’ and their assistants. Please note that due to the nature of the locations visited this tour is not wheelchair or pram friendly.
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  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Transport
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Cardiff Castle entrance, Castle Street

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  • Please note that the locations on the walking tour are exclusive to this tour. For those interested, 3-hour Doctor Who Cardiff Bus Tour (departing at 2 pm on the same day as this tour from Cardiff Bay) is a complementary activity and visits other locations around the Welsh capital.
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4.8 /5

based on 10 reviews

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Fun tour and full of lots of great information. Really enjoyed it.

7 July 2019

Combination city and bay would be great, otherwise everything would be fine.

14 April 2019

Excellent tour, guide was informative and friendly

Good tour, interesting for Doctor Who fans, nice walk around Cardiff

5 August 2018

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