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There is a famous Welsh poem mentioning the Seven Wonders of Wales written by an unknown author along time ago. Not everyone who visits these wonders though agree that these are the finest in Wales which has arisen to many alternative lists. Here is our alternative Seven Wonders of Wales which would make a great visit during a short cottage break in Wales.

Pembroke Castle

Pembroke Castle

The huge Pembroke Castle sits next to a very picturesque mill pond. Largely restored in the Victorian era much of the castle still remains today, including the impressive gate house and round keep. The walled town of Pembroke has sprung up around the castle.

National Botanic Gardens of Wales

National Botanic Gardens of Wales

See the truly beautiful gardens on display here at the National Botanic Gardens of Wales. Some of the displays of British and more exotic flowers will take your breathe away and are well worth a visit.

Caldey Island

Caldey Island

Along the Pembrokeshire coastline the Isle of Caldey is one of the holiest islands in Britain. The island is home to an order of Cistercian monks who have continued a thousand year tradition of prayer and tranquility on the island.

Gower Peninsular

Gower Peninsula

The Gower Peninsula is one of the most beautiful places in all of Wales; in fact it was the very first area of Wales to be awarded an AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty).

Snowdon

Snowdon

Home to one of the most famous mountains in all of the British Isle Snowdon is a hugely beautiful and popular destination. Snowdonia National Park is the largest of the three National Parks in Wales.

Pembrokeshire Coastline

Pembrokeshire Coastline

The Pembrokeshire coastline is regarded as one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline anywhere in the British Isles. The stretch of coastline has been deemed so important it was given the countries only predominantly coastal National Park in order to protect this beautiful area for generations to come.

Cardiff

Cardiff

The capital of Wales is quickly establishing itself as one of the premier city destinations in the country thanks to its mix of fantastic sporting venues, great entertainment centers, fantastic eateries and superb shopping.

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