Wales Tourist Information & Visitor Guide
A glorious land of mountains and valleys, rich pastures and varied coastline. Enjoy Cardiff, a historic city with regenerated waterfront, and Swansea with its grand harbour and cosmopolitan views. Explore the delightful Black Mountains, historic mining valleys then head north to Snowdonia for snow-capped mountains cradling azure lakes.
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Top Destinations in Wales
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is surrounded by mountains to the north and sea to the south and home to the 73,000 seat Millennium Stadium. The enchanting fairy tale towers of Cardiff Castle overlook a busy city with a lively waterfront with plenty of bars, restaurants and cafes to choose from. To help find your ideal Cardiff hotel at the best possible prices, check our extensive range of hotel selections.
From the austere heights of the Brecon Becons pass through verdant valleys, bustling market towns and picturesque villages. Find waterfalls, wooded vales carpeted in bluebells and atmsopheric castles. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the lively university town of Aberystwyth offering traditional seaside fun and cosmopolitan shopping. For short breaks or longer touring holidays, Mid-Wales will be a revelation.
North Wales is a truely beautiful part of the British Isles. The spectacular snow-capped mountains of Snowdonia soar towards the sky concealing chrystal clear lakes of the deepest azure. Compare this with the broad sandy beaches of the north coast lined with traditional seaside towns like Llandudno andRhyl. With castle galore, North Wales offers plenty of places to visit on a cloudy day.
Snowdonia is a place of great beauty. Its history is written into its landscape; prehistoric burial chambers, massive castles recalling past wars between the Welsh and the English, Victorian chapels, quaysides and quarries. There are plenty of guided walks available that will take you way off the beaten track so you can discover this magnificent mountain range.
The cosmopolitan cities of Swansea and Cardiff set the tone for a fascinating region that stretches from the lush valleys of the Wye to the sandy reaches of the Gower Peninsula. Heading north, the Welsh Valleys beckon. Once so famous for their coal, the pits now lie silent but proud. To the north of the region, the beautiful Brecon Beacons add their own special touch of colour.
From the stunning Pembrokeshire National Park to the tiny boathouse where Dylan Thomas wrote 'Under Milk Wood', West Wales is a delightful region to visit. Enjoy the bustling harbour atTenby, walk the cliff-paths to the cry of seabirds and visit one of the many castles that still stand on a peninsula sandwiched between Cardigan Bay and Carmarthen Bay.