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Brecon Beacons

Mid Wales and Brecon Beacons

One of the most famous towns in Mid Wales is Hay-On-Wye known as the second hand book capital of the world with an impressive 18 book shops, that four and half times as many as there are pubs. Each year the towns Hay Festival attracts the world’s literati elite. Mid Wales is also home to the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park which is well worth a visit.

Wales National Botanic Gardens

Carmarthenshire

Carmarthenshire is often referred to as the Garden of Wales and it’s easy to see why with the National Botanic Gardens, thick forests, fertile farmland and lush valleys. The area is also dotted with ancients castles such as Castell Carreg Cennen.

Gower Peninsular

Swansea Bay, Mumbles, Gower, Afan & the Vale of Neath

The water front city of Swansea lays on a 5 miles sweep of the pretty Swansea Bay. Most of the cities top attractions and shops are less than a 10 minute walk from the sea front.

At the western end of the bay is the pretty village of Mumbles with its impressive medieval castle.

Furthert along the coast you will find the UK’s very first AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) the Gower Peninsular which is home to 50 bays, beaches and coves.

The Vale of Neath can boast the most spectacular waterfalls in all of Wales while the Afan Forest is home to some of the worlds finest mountain bike trails.

Glamorgan coast

Glamorgan Heritage Coast

Go dinosaur hunting on the Glamorgan coast. These ancient cliffs and beaches contains more than just rock and sand, they also contain dinosaurs so watch out!

South Wales Valleys

South Wales Valleys

One of the most famous features of south Wales Valleys is Caerphilly Castle which is the largest castle in Wales and the second largest in Britain after Windsor Castle. Another famous Caerphilly is the Caerphilly Cheese which is a must to try when in the area.

Cardiff

Cardiff

If on your short break Wales you should tire of mile after mile of beautiful country side and miss the hustle and bustle of lots of people then its time you headed to Cardiff. The capital of Wales is also its biggest city with the best night life, best shops and a whole host of other attractions that will keep coming back again and again.

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