Wales


Wales is an integral part of the United Kingdom. The country is surrounded by England to its east and the Irish Sea to its west. It is an island of Great Britain, the beauty of which will captivate your eyes. It is situated in the area of 20, 779 kilometers and has a population of 3,063,456. The country has a changeable climate. Autumn is an ideal time to explore and get enchanted by the beauty of this mountainous island.

Major Attractions

Cardiff

Located in South Wales, Cardiff is named as one of the most popular summer destinations by the National Geographic traveler magazine. Cardiff is a lively city which has seen a major revolution during the past decade and the city is worth visiting due to its rich and age-old heritage like the Victorian shopping arcades, Cardiff Castle and the wonderful Civic center and new developments like the bustling Mermaid Quay and last but not the least, the amazing St. David’s II shopping mall located in the heart of the city. Major attraction is the Cardiff’s summer festival that is lasting for around three months. It incorporates family events, street entertainment, theater and music. That apart, Cardiff also hosts major cultural, musical and sporting events all at the premium venues like the National Museum of Wales, Wales Millenium Centre and St. David Hall.

Brecon Beacons (South Wales)

Hikers and all those who love outdoor activities should miss the opportunity to visit the Brecon Beacons located in South Wales. Travelling to Wales become a lot more fun when the tourists visit this City which is bordered with bustling market towns like Brecon, Crickhowell and Abergavenny. Besides, the beauty of the mountain landscape seen from here will inspire your awe and it is a perfect place for those who want to indulge in outdoor sports like white water rafting, hill walking, canoeing, Mountain biking and kayaking.

Snowdonia National Park and LIA-n Peninsula

The National Park centers around Snowdonia which is the highest mountain in Wales and tourists love to flock here. It also incorporates the wonderful LIA n Peninsula which is a finger shaped land and has a favorable weather conditions. There are so many places worth visiting here like the tiny and pretty fishing villages, the market town of Pwllheli and the beautiful beaches like Porth Dinlaen.

Gower peninsula (South Wales)

Gower Peninsula in South Wales is a place visited by the nature lovers and the surfers. The un-spoilt nature beauty of this peninsula inspires the awe of the tourists visiting here. There are many good reasons to visit the Gower Peninsula like the sweeping sandy beaches, cliff for the hikers and the campsites. In short, those who are traveling to Wales to enjoy the serene beauty of nature should make it a point to visit Gower Peninsula.

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is the only park in the United Kingdom that has been bestowed with an incredibly beautiful coastline. The Park offers the best coastal scenes and it features the most beautiful sandy beaches, captivating landscapes and above all the beauty of sea caves, natural arches and stacks is worth appreciating. Visitors to this place can even get the chance to see the seals basking out to the ocean.

There are so many things to do and explore in Wales. Visitors can explore the beauty of the many beaches. They can walk through its mountain ranges. Indeed Wales is a great playground for those who love outdoor activities and looking for traveling to Wales to explore. Hiking, skiing, food foraging, pony trekking and there are a lot of other fun activities which can thrill you. You can indulge in climbing, Coasteering or a beach side romance with your beloved.

Take a break from the normal routine work and come out for an adventure. Wales is a place which is well-equipped those who seek adventure during your holidays. If you have visited Wales along with your better half then you can go in for an outdoor activity break: A Solo traveler. If you want to have a multi activity holiday, you will find many things to do in Wales to suit everyone.

Accommodation

When you plan for traveling to Wales the first question that creeps into your mind is: Where to stay? Trash all your worries as there will be so many options available for you. You can choose hostel, townhouse hotel, bed and breakfast according to your needs and budget. If you are an adventure lover and want to be out in the wilds then you can seek accommodation in a caravan, a private villa or a campsite. Going in for a farm stay is also a wonderful idea.

Top ten Mountain Views:

There are plenty to explore in Wales. All the nature lover would not like to miss the opportunity of taking the most wonderful glimpse of mountain ranges. So, enumerated here are a top ten mountain views for them.

  • Carreg Cennen Castle from Trapp
  • Peny Fan from Llangorse Lake
  • Lyn IDwal and Tryfan Snowdonia
  • Swallow Falls near Betws-y-Coed
  • The Marquess of Anglesy’s Column
  • Ffestiniog Railway from Porthmadog
  • Sugar Loaf from Blorenge
  • Liynnau Cergennen, Snowdonia
  • The Marquess of Anglesey’s Column
  • Foel Fadian, Cambrian Mountains

Wales has plenty to offer for the honeymooning couples and for those who seek adventure. If you are planning a trip to Wales do not miss the opportunity of going to Anglesey which is one of the most wonderful islands on the earth. It is a fantastic place for scuba diving. If you want to have the pleasure of playing with friendly seals you should head towards Puffin Islands. The Llyn Peninsula is a perfect place to indulge in scenic drives that can delight you.

Jason Peterson

My name is Jason Peterson and I caught the travel bug during my time traveling the world in the Navy. I am super fortunate that my wife and I can now travel together and share our knowledge, hacks and tips with our friends and readers. Never hesitate to reach out with suggestions or questions. jason@howtotravel.info

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