When and where...

Date: Monday 7th November 2022

Time:10 - 15.30 (registration from 9)

Venue: SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff


Cardiff School of Optometry

Conference Venue


SWALEC Stadium
Glamorgan County Cricket Club
Sophia Gardens
CF11 9XR

Getting there.

On foot: The most popular and pleasant means of reaching Sophia Gardens from Cardiff Central Station is on foot. The final part of the 15 minute leisurely stroll takes you along the banks of the River Taff through Bute Park and the grounds of Cardiff Castle.

By bike: A popular way to travel to the Stadium is by bicycle and we are in the ideal location to do so i.e. via the Taff Trail which runs from Cardiff Bay to Brecon. The Stadium has more than 30 cycle parking spaces located underneath the Altodigital stand. Copies of the Cardiff cycle map are available by contacting cycle@cardiff.gov.uk

By train: For details of the regular inter-city and high-speed trains that run between Cardiff and all major towns and cities including London, Bristol, Birmingham and Swansea, please visit: www.nationalrail.co.uk

By coach: Regular high-speed coaches leave from Cardiff from most major locations in the UK. Please visit www.nationalexpress.com for further information.

By bus: Cardiff Bus services run regularly between Cardiff Central Station and Cathedral Road (adjacent to Sophia Gardens Cardiff)
Routes going via Cathedral Road include:
- Number 25 Circular Service to Llandaff North and North Road
- Number 62 Service to Llandaff, Danescourt, Pentrebane, Fair Water & Canton.
- Number 63 service Ffordd Berllan, Central Station, Radyr to Llandaff.
If you are planning to travel by bus please use www.travellinecymru.info for more information.

By road: From London
Travel time is approximately 3 hours via the M4 Westbound.
From Birmingham
Travel time is approximately 2.5 hours via M5 Southbound and then the M4 Westbound.
From the East
Exit the M4 at Junction 29 and follow the A48M towards Llandaff. Join Cardiff Road. The stadium is situated off Sophia Close which is on Cathedral Road.
From the West
Exit the M4 at Juntion 33. Follow the A4232 for 6.2 miles and exit on the slip road onto Leckwith Road. Follow the A4161 and then turn left onto Cathedral Road (A4119). Turn right onto Sophia Close where the Stadium is situated.
Satellite Navigation Users
Enter postcode as CF11 9XR providing parking has been pre-arranged.


Public Car Parking
Public car parking is available in the Sophia Gardens Pay and Display car park situated within Sophia Close.
Disabled Parking
A limited number of disabled parking bays are available for every match day held at the Stadium and these are allocated on an application basis. For more details please contact reception on 02920 419 381 or info@glamorgancricket.co.uk