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Snowdonia

In the north of Wales Snowdonia National Park and the mountain itself dominates the area. Snowdonia, the second largest national park in Great Britain, is home to the largest mountain outside of Scotland, Mt Snowdon. The mountain has been popular for years with climbers and adventures from across the country looking to test there skills on the mountain and the many foot paths in the area. The is more to Snowdonia national park than just mountains, there are waterfalls, moors, forests, glacial valleys and a stunning coastline to enthrall you too.

Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire national park might be one of the smallest on the country but what it lacks in size it makes up for in beauty. The national park has some of the very best coastline in the whole of the UK with high cliffs, sheltered coves, long open beaches, harbours, mud flats, dunes and islands. There are plenty of Pembrokeshire cottages to stay in making this a really great destination for a short break in Wales.

Brecon Beacons

The wild Brecon Beacons are the third national park to be found in Wales. The park is home to plenty of human and natural history which has helped shape the landscape. In the west of the park lies the famous Black Mountains which provides some of the best walks to be had.

St David’s City

St David’s is well known outside of Wales as being the smallest city in the whole of the UK with a population just over 1,500 and is the size of a small country town. To the people of Wales however the city is so much more, as to the Welsh people it is the birth place of Wales’s national patron saint St David.

Conwy

Conwy is one of the finest examples of a medieval walled town to be found anywhere in Europe. The town is dominated by the classic style castle which has 8 massive crenellated towers. About three-quarters of the wall still remain intact including 22 towers and 3 original gateways. With Mt Snowdon providing an impressive back drop Conwy is a truly impressive town.

If you are interested in a short break in Wales Celtic Haven provide luxury cottages in Wales.

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