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Join us on Sunday, 16 June at Pontcanna Fields, Cardiff to walk 8 miles around the city.

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Start Waves

9:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00
Subject to availability

Registration Fee

£10 for adults
£5 for 12 to 17 year olds
Free for 11 year olds and younger

Fundraising Target

There’s no minimum sponsorship for taking part in our Wellness Walks, but we ask that you aim to raise £150

Walk towards a world where diabetes can do no harm

Route Map


Your Essential Guide


About your Wellness Walk

Starting from Pontcanna Fields walk past famous sights, including Cardiff Castle, Alexandra Gardens and the Senedd, before passing Principality Stadium and completing the walk alongside the calm waters of the River Taff.

You’ll cross the finish line back in Pontcanna Fields and will receive your well deserved finisher’s medal at our Finisher’s Area.

By signing up to take part in Wellness Walk Cardiff you will be fundraising to support all those living with diabetes.

Check out our other walk locations
Cardiff Travel

How do I get there?
There are many ways to get to Pontcanna Fields, but make sure you check your route beforehand and leave plenty of time. If you want to use ‘What3words’ to find the exact location of the event venue, please use ///shaped.overnight.invest.

This location is north of Sophia Gardens and opposite Cardiff Caravan and Camping Park.

We want to make sure our events are as environmentally friendly as possible, so we encourage you to use public transport if you can.

By public transport
Wellness Walk Cardiff is located just north of the city centre, but still close to bus routes and train stations. Cardiff train station is a 30 minute walk from the start/finish. The number 25 bus from the train station takes approx 15 minutes alighting at Berthwin Street. Ninian Park train station is approx 25 minutes walk from the start/finish.

By road
We know that it can be difficult and expensive to find parking in central Cardiff. You can find limited free parking at Pontcanna Fields Pay and Display car park CF11 9HY and Llandaff Fields Pay and Display car park CF11 9JQ.

For more alternatives, please use: and use the post code CF11  9LB.

Cardiff Facilities
  • Toilets available at the start and finish at Poncanna Fields and at the rest stop in Cardiff Bay.
  • Wheelchair friendly
  • Water refills available
  • Medical assistance
  • Hypo snacks available for those that require it along the route
  • Well behaved dogs on short leads are allowed

The route is on tarmac or concrete paths and pavements, making the route wheelchair accessible. There are numerous roads to cross, please follow all guidance from our marshals to make sure the route is safe for everyone.

Please bring your own reusable water bottle filled. We have removed single-use plastic bottles of water from our start and finish, and instead we can provide water re-fills for you to top up and stay hydrated!

Training for Wellness Walk Cardiff

Wellness Walk isn’t about being first across the finish line; this is a friendly, non-competitive walk. You’ll come together with like-minded people from the diabetes community, all prioritising wellness, at the same time as raising funds to support those affected by diabetes.

Check out our training resources here.

Fundraising for Wellness Walk Cardiff

Paying your registration fee helps us cover some of the cost of putting on your Wellness Walk, but it’s your fundraising which can really make a difference. Support those with diabetes live better for longer by aiming to raise £150 by taking part in a Wellness Walk.

Check out our fundraising resources here.

Event FAQs

Everything you need to know about your Wellness Walk Cardiff, in one place.


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