With summer holidays being the season of road trips, it couldn’t be a better time to take your new car on an adventure right after picking it up!
Check out the top 5 things to do around each of our showrooms:
Penarth Rd, Cardiff CF11 8TT
1. Cardiff castle
This is just a 9-minute drive away from our Cardiff store (or 1.9 miles) where you can enjoy a house tour or explore the secret tunnels within.
2. Cardiff Bay
This is a mere 13-minute drive away (or 4.8 miles) and is a great waterfront development with bakeries, restaurants, water taxis and museums.
3. Bute park
A 12-minute drive away (2.3 miles) the “green heart of the city” has loads of self-led trails, arboretum collections and “Champion trees.”
4. National museum Cardiff
A 15-minute trip behind the wheel (2.5 miles), the National Museum Cardiff has everything from dinosaurs to art and a little geology too.
5. Wales millennium centre
If you’ve got a little time spare, why not take in a show at the Wales Millennium Centre? It’s only a 9-minute drive away from the store and is right near the waterfront too.
Ravens Way, Northampton, NN3 9UD
1. Stanwick Lakes
An 18-minute (13.1 mile) journey from CarShop Northampton, Stanwick lakes is a gorgeous nature reserve with amazing views, a cycling route and beautiful walks.
2. Castle Ashby Gardens and Tea Rooms
A 13-minute (5.8 mile) drive away from the store, this gorgeous piece of British history offers cream teas, gorgeous gardens to walk around and a sneak peek into the Lord’s life.
3. 78 Derngate
You can enjoy an afternoon tea at the Charles Rennie Mackintosh house with scones and cakes after just a 9-minute (4.6 mile) drive.
4. Wicksteed Park
The UK’s oldest theme park is just a 25-minute (15 mile) drive away from CarShop Northampton. A great day out for the kids with loads of rides and plenty of space to run around!
5. Salcey Forest
Get back to nature and walk through the trees at Salcey Forest which is just a 16 minute (9 mile) drive from CarShop Northampton.
73 Whiffler Road, Norwich, NR3 2AW
1. Norwich Castle
A 15-minute drive (2.9 mile) away from the showroom, you can take a tour of Norwich Castle and get in touch with the local history.
2. Norwich Cathedral
If you want to see an amazing bit of architecture, then check out the Norwich Cathedral which is just a 14-minute (2.8 mile) drive away from the store.
3. The Broads National Park
Take in the local natural beauty in Norwich at The Broads National Park which is just a 27-min or 9.1-mile drive away from the showroom.
4. Elm Hill
The most famous street in Norwich is just a 14-min (2.7 mile) drive away from the store where you can experience everything medieval and browse funky speciality shops and cafes.
The perfect day out for wild families. Bewilderwood is kitted out with loads of adventurous activities and is just a 11 mile (30-min) drive away.
Trax Park, Decoy Bank South, Doncaster, DN5 5PD
1. Yorkshire wildlife park
Get back in touch with nature and see some gorgeous animals at the Yorkshire Wildlife park which is just 10 minutes (5.7 miles) away from the showroom.
2. Ashworth Barracks
Take a trip into the past in this small military museum. It’s educational for the kids and is just a 9-minute (3 mile) drive away from the store.
3. The Vulcan experience
You can pre-book the Vulcan Experience and get up close and personal with an iconic military plane - even getting into the cockpit - and it’s just a 17-minute (7.4 mile) drive away from the store.
4. Conisbrough Castle
Explore an iconic part of British history at the Conisbrough castle and experience everything medieval with just a 15-minute drive.
5. Potteric Carr Nature reserve
Go for a walk in the wilderness and get a little closer to nature at the Potteric Carr Nature reserve which couldn’t be closer as it is just a 4 minute (1.6 mile) drive away from the store.
Penny Lane, Swindon, SN3 3BW
1. Lydiard park
Whether you want to explore the gardens or the house, Lydiard Park has plenty to look at and is just an 18-minute (5.9 mile) drive from the showroom.
2. Wyvern Theatre
If you’ve got a bit of spare time on your hands, why not take in a show at the Wyvern Theatre? Check out what’s on online and book yourself a ticket after visiting our showroom, plus it’s just 1.3 miles (a 6-minute drive) away.
3. Swindon Designer Outlet
Up for spending a few more pounds? Shop until you drop at Swindon’s Designer Outlet which is just a 9-minute (2.9 mile) drive away from the showroom.
4. ATBShop Skate Warehouse
Get your skates on and check out this indoor skate park. Great fun for both the kids and the adults, and it’s just an 8-minute (2.1 mile) drive away from the store.
5. Jungle Parc
Climb through the trees and enjoy a fun-filled obstacle course at Jungle Parc Swindon. A great few hours for the family, and it’s just a 16-minute (6.5 mile) drive from the CarShop showroom.
- On: 19 July 2018
- By: CarShop
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