Visiting the Senedd and Pierhead

The Senedd

In this section you will find general guides and resources for your trip to the Assembly in Cardiff Bay, whether you are visting the Pierhead or Senedd. Find out more about visiting the Assembly estate on the main National Assembly for Wales’s website visiting section.

Assembly Guides

General guides about the Assembly.

Youth Engagement Charter (PDF, 2MB)
A charter outlining the Assembly’s commitment to the young people of Wales.

A day in Wales (PDF, 7MB)

An illustration of Wales which shows the 21 areas which the Assembly can make laws under.

Your Assembly – What is the Assembly? (PDF, 4MB)
A guide to the Assembly.

Your Assembly – Making Laws for Wales (PDF, 10MB)
A guide to explain the 4 stages of making a law for Wales.

St David’s Day Announcement (PDF, 14MB)
A guide to help explain the reserved powers model and future devolved powers for Wales

 

 

Senedd

Guides and activities for your trip to the Senedd. You can pick up copies of these resources at reception in the Senedd.

Explore the Senedd (external link)
The Senedd is the seat of democracy in Wales. Learn more about it in this guide.

Sustainable Senedd (PDF, 1.16MB)
Use this self-guided activity to learn more about the sustainable features of the Senedd

My Senedd KS1 activity booklet (PDF, 1.6MB)
An activity pack about the Assembly and Senedd for young learners

 

Pierhead

Guides and activities for your trip to the Senedd. You can pick up copies of these resources at reception in the Pierhead.

Explore the Pierhead (PDF, 2MB)
A guide to the Pierhead.

History of the Pierhead (PDF, 2MB)
This publication goes in to more depth about the history of the Pierhead

Pierhead Trail: Primary (PDF, 1MB)
A self-guided activity pack for primary school pupils which teaches them about the Pierhead and its history

Pierhead Trail: Secondary (PDF, 991KB)
A self-guided activity pack for secondary school pupils which teaches them about the Pierhead and its history