famed for its rural land (and plenty of sheep!), in reality there is something
new and different to discover in every corner of Wales. From three amazing national parks –
Snowdonia, the Pembrokeshire Coast and the Brecon Beacons – to the 870-mile
Wales Coast Path and many cheerful seaside resorts, you’re sure to find
something to suit everybody – along with some truly unique and unusual places to stay of course!
well-known for its scenery and fresh adventure, and you’ll find plenty of both
in North Wales.Betws-y-Coed is the gateway to the UK’s adventure activity
centre, Snowdonia National Park, packed with mountains, hills, river valleys
and its own railway. Here you can take a
zipline journey through the Conwy Valley, or see the sights from Europe’s
highest giant swing!
Wales beaches include the chic Victorian resort of Llandudno, fast becoming a
thriving arts and crafts hub, while Rhyl, Prestatyn and Colwyn Bay are ideal
for watersports. Anglesey boasts a coast that has been designated an Area of
Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the Ll?n Peninsula is home to Portmeirion,
where Wales meets Italy! Why not visit
Criccieth Castle, built by Prince Llywelyn the Great, and capture a piece of
Wales is ideal for a rural holiday to remember. The Ceredigion coastline and the rolling landscapes of Powys provide
wonderful walking and cycling opportunities, with the Cambrian Mountains, known
as the ‘backbone of Wales’, framing a region that inspired Dylan Thomas to
write his moving poetry. Year-round cultural events are legendary in the heart
of Wales, including the Hay Festival and Brecon Jazz.
Wales is home to capital city Cardiff, for a city break that won’t disappoint
either shoppers or sightseers. The
Principality Stadium and the Millennium Centre are both found here, not to
mention the legendary Cardiff Castle and many heritage-packed museums. Meanwhile, the Wye Valley offers spectacular
scenery, dramatic landscapes await on the Glamorgan heritage coastline, and the
green South Wales Valleys are the captivating soul of this wonderful
also find some cheery beach resorts in South Wales, including ‘Gavin and
Stacey’s’ own Barry Island!)
West Wales boasts Swansea, Wales’ second city, along with some of the best UK
beaches along the award-winning Pembrokeshire coast. Carmarthenshire houses the National Botanic
Gardens of Wales, and is the legendary birthplace of Merlin the wizard. Sporty types will be in heaven here, with
West Wales a haven for walking, cycling, golf and watersports.
As if that
wasn’t enough, you’ll find Wales home to some of the friendliest people on
Earth, all waiting to offer you a warm ‘croeso’ (welcome). So what are you waiting for?
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