Accommodation

Hotels

ETAP - Website

The Big Sleep - Website

Radisson Blu Cardiff - Website

Premier Inn Cardiff City South- Website

Travel lodge St Mary’s Street - Website

Premier Inn Churchill Way – Website

Ibis Churchill Way - Website

Ibis Budget Cardiff Centre - Website

Novotel Cardiff Centre - Website

Hostels

The Bunk House - Website

NosDa - Website

Nomad - Website

The River House - Website

The South Wales Gaming Centre contains The Battlefields and The Arena all on one level within the venue.

The Battlefields: can provide up to 64 6'x4' tables or 96 4'x4' Tables. We can provide tables and terrain for space, fantasy, historical or sc-fi games supporting Star Wars: X-Wing, Warhammer: Age of Sigmar and Warhammer: 40,000, Infinity, Malifaux and many more games.

All of our tables have a minimum of 4'x2' of space between each table available for drinks, books or bags. We invest heavily in maintaining the quality of our gaming tables and the terrain available for players to use. 

The Arena: is our casual play area with  up to16 6'x2' Tables and is reserved for Board Games, Card Games and Roleplaying.

The venue has: 

  • Full disabled access
  • Free parking for up to 80 cars (Note: The car park is locked when the venue is closed)
  • Toilet facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • On-site Catering
  • PA System for announcements
  • The ability to live stream, with commentary, any games we host
  • Dedicated TO Laptop running appropriate Event Software with Internet Access
  • 4 Large Screens to display pairings and/or timers
  • Hot drinks and snacks via vending machines
  • Chill out area with sofa’s and tables for relaxing

Our kitchen facilities are run by a professional chef and provide a fully functioning kitchen serving hot food and breakfast rolls with an extensive and varied menu. Our bar serves both alcoholic and soft drinks and offers draft beer, lager and cider from a local craft brewery, Tiny Rebel Brewing Co. We ask that you don’t bring your own food or drink into The South Wales Gaming Centre. Strictly no branded food or drink is allowed in The South Wales Gaming Centre when the Cafe facility is open.

The venue is next to Cardiff Central train station and is easily accessible from the M4 motorway. We are less than an hour from both Bristol and Cardiff airport, both of which have good bus or car links to Cardiff and Bristol airport in particular providing excellent links to Europe and beyond as a hub for EasyJet.

We are located within 5 minutes’ walk from the centre of Cardiff with its excellent retail and entertainment facilities and there are several hotels, from budget to more expensive, within 5-10 minutes’ walk of the venue.

 

Fees

The Battlefields

One Day Battlepass £4 per person.

Quarterly Membership  £27.50 per person.

Annual Membership  £100 per person.

The Arena

Entry to The Arena for casual card, board or role playing games is free.

Entry for Tournaments, Organised Play or Events is as per the stated ticket price.

Lockers

Customers can rent a locker in The South Wales Gaming Centre.

Annual Locker Fee £30 per locker

Quarterly Locker Fee £12.50

Daily Locker Fee £8

(Fee includes £5 deposit, paid on return of the locker key).

 Happy Gaming!