Home to three national parks, hundreds of castles, and the world's first path to encompass an entire country's coastline, Wales, my homeland, is full of spectacular scenery and fortified towns and cities steeped in history.

Three Cliffs Bay in Gower, Swansea

10 Rural Holiday Destinations in England and Wales

These 10 holiday destinations in England and Wales take advantage of the numerous National Parks, miles of open countryside and secluded beaches on our doorstep.

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Tan-Y-Bwlch Steam Railway Station, North Wales

Taking A Steam Train Ride In North Wales

Soaking up the scenic mountain and coastal views on a steam train ride in North Wales from Porthmadog to Tan-y-Bwlch.

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View from the river bridge in Betws-y-Coed, Wales

A Guide to Visiting Betws-y-Coed, Wales

A guide to visiting Betws-y-Coed, a pretty village in Snowdonia National Park that is popular for walking holidays.

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Belle Vue Park Terrace and Pavilion

Beauty Spots and Parks in Newport, Wales

Exploring the beauty spots, parks, ancient woodlands and nature reserves in Newport, Wales.

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Harlech Castle and Town

7 Scenic Towns and Villages In and Around Snowdonia, North Wales

Disclosure: Links marked with * (asterisk) relate to advertising in the form of affiliate links, see privacy policy for information. Post updated December 2022. Dotted across North Wales’s Snowdonia National […]

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Exploring the beautiful, scenic places in and around Snowdonia National Park in North Wales. Highlights include: a trip on the Ffestiniog Railway from Porthmadog to Tan-y-Bwlch and a visit to the fortified town of Conwy with its impressive Castle and Great Britain's Smallest House.