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A Welsh self catering holiday is an increasingly popular holiday for many Britons looking to take a fantastic holiday with out breaking the bank. Wales is a great place to take truly memorable holidays with its combination of beautiful countryside, many attractions and the warm and friendly people. South Wales is one of the most popular holiday regions in Wales and with some many great things to see and do it’s easy to see why. Choosing to stay in a self catering Wales Holiday Cottage, caravan or camping ground is often much more economical than a traditional full or half board hotel.

Some of the many great South Wales attractions are listed below.


Visit the Capital

Cardiff the capital of Wales is one of the finest cities not only in Wales but in the whole of the UK. Cardiff has under gone a lot of redevelopment in recent years with the new bay area the symbol of this modern city. The city has many great attractions, shops, restaurants, theaters, cinemas, bars and clubs to make for a great day out.


Walk the Pembrokeshire Coast

The Pembrokeshire coastline is well know as not only one of the finest coastal stretches in Wales but one of the best anywhere with in the British Isles. The coast line is full of rugged cliffs, pretty coves, sleepy bays, golden beaches and tranquil isles. The coastline now forms part of Britain’s only coastal National Park.


Take in a show

When a lot of people think of Wales they picture the traditional male voice choir, luckily South Wales has a number of fantastic choirs who are certainly worth a visit during your Short Break in Wales.

Gower Peninsula

Experience the Gower

The Gower peninsula near Swansea was the countries very first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The area not only offers stunning views but is also home to a variety of wildlife and some fascinating historical landmarks.

St David\'s

Visit the smallest city in Britain

A walk around the city of St David’s won’t take very long at all because despite the name St David’s is actually the size of a small town, though despite its size there are plenty of things to see and do.

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