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.

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 edited Feb 2021. Dotted across North Wales’s National Park, […]

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Portmeirion Village in North Wales

Portmeirion, Wales – The Pretty Italian-style Village

Portmeirion village is nestled in the green hills of North Wales on the edge of Snowdonia National Park. Overlooking the vast Dwyry Estuary, Portmeirion is one of Wales’s famous attractions […]

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Holiday cottage in Brecon Beacons

7 beautiful places to stay in Wales

From country cottage escapes to quaint narrowboat breaks, this is a list of beautiful places to stay in Wales – many of which take advantage of the three National Parks […]

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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.