Wales is a surprisingly diverse country which offers some very unique experiences. Whether in North Wales, South Wales or the Welsh Borders, visitors can enjoy the exhilaration of white-water sports, fine dining, breathtaking views and more. It’s certainly not all green fields and sheep as this guide will help you discover.
Spend an evening in the beautiful Cardiff Bay. Packed full of restaurants and bars, this cultural centre is a perfect example of ‘Cool Cymru’. Enjoy concerts at The Millennium Centre or be wowed by some of the best food around.
One of the most beautiful beaches the country has to offer. West Wales’ Tresaeth Beach is a haven of tranquillity which is overlooked by a rather excellent pub.
Mid Wales Road Biking
Road Biking is an extremely popular pastime in Wales, and, as you can see, we have some amazing roads with the most stunning views. Hire a bike and spend a few hours exploring at whatever pace suits you.
One of the country’s hidden gems. Castle Coch is a fairytale castle located just outside Cardiff. Restored for the Marquis of Bute by the renowned designer William Burgess in the late 19th century, it is an absolute dream to visit.
Welsh Wine Tasting
Surprisingly, South Wales has an excellent climate for growing grapes and there are several rather good vineyards dotted about the country producing red, white and even sparking wine.
White Water Rafting/Canoeing
Wales and water go hand in hand, and white water rafting, or canoeing, is an exhilarating experience not to be missed. Perfect for the adrenaline junkies amongst us.
The National Stadium of Wales
With a 74,000 capacity, this world-famous stadium plays host to internationally renowned musicians as well as national sporting heroes.
Historically one of Wales’ most famous holiday resorts, Llandudno has the longest pier in Wales at 700 m (2,295 feet).
The Severn Bridges are the symbolic gateways into Wales; there are two bridges and both carry over 80,000 vehicles a day.
Ancient Burial Chamber
Visitors can experience history hands-on at the many ancient burial sites dotted about the country, many date to the Neolithic or New Stone Age (10,000 B.C.E.)