Llanishen is leafy Cardiff suburb just north of the city centre. This peaceful, pleasant village is a prime location for an active yet relaxed retirement. Residents benefit from a whole host of amenities, including coffee shops, supermarkets and a Post Office, as well as large department stores, pharmacies and salons. Homeowners can also enjoy an exciting calendar of events in Llanishen, including the annual seasonal celebrations of firework displays, carol concerts and pantomimes.
Gym goers will be pleased to hear of the local leisure centre, which features a large swimming pool, gym, studio and courts. The leisure centre offers a diverse range of events and classes, so you can keep fit in a way that works for you. Just down the road, you’ll discover a more deluxe health club and spa, which is perfect when it’s time for a sauna and additional treatments. Keen golfers can also enjoy Llanishen Golf Club, which is famed for its glorious views of the Caerphilly Mountains. The golf club offers exclusive sessions to the over 60s, so you can play in as relaxed or competitive environment as you desire.
When it’s time for a day out, Cardiff city centre is easily reached via numerous frequent trains and buses. Here, you can embrace the friendly, vibrant atmosphere of Welsh’s capital, and enjoy a wider range of high street stores, restaurants, cafes and museums. For a more relaxed time, consider the wide selection of green spaces and cultural gems that are also in reach of Llanishen. We recommend the awe-inspiring Caerphilly Castle, magical Tintern Abbey and impressive Margam Park, which each offer a taste of Cardiff’s rich heritage.