Wales

Travel destination guides for Wales, covering the various regions across the country. Wales’s regional areas have coastline on three side and shares borders with various English counties in the east. The country is famous for its open spaces and national Parks including Snowdonia, Pembrokeshire Coast and the Beacon Beacons that provide visitors with a choice of landscapes and plenty of scenic natural beauty, the national parks and coastal resorts attract many visitors from across the UK and internationally. There are regional variations in scenery and landscape including the urban areas where the cities are located including the capital Cardiff, Swansea and Newport. The coastline is among the finest in the UK and includes a number of splendid beaches, the regions offer plenty for visitors to see, do and explore in Wales. The regional areas cover North Wales, Mid Wales, South Wales, Pembrokeshire and the Snowdonia National Park. Find out more about Wales, local history, heritage, local attractions and entertainment.

Learn more about the various areas in Wales with our compact guides outlining local regional highlights, attractions & places of interest for visitors. The guides include information on local tourist information centres, local facts & figures, travel & transport, local maps & search, travel related videos & useful travel information & tips for travellers. The regions has a mix of landscapes from cities including the capital and largest city Cardiff offering a choice of city attractions, dining and entertainment facilities to smaller towns and villages in more rural locations located in the valleys, countryside and coastal towns. The regions include the coastline on Wales’s north, west and south coasts offering visitors some dramatic natural landscapes and coastal scenery including the Gower Peninsula, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in south Wales.

Notable attractions in Wales’s regions include Cardiff and its city attractions including Cardiff Castle, Cardiff Festival Wales Millennium Centre and Butetown History and Arts Centre. Other attractions include Whitesands Bay, Oxwich Bay Beach, Brecon Beacons National Park, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Snowdonia National Park, Powis Castle and Gardens, Aberystwyth Cliff Railway, Aberconwy House, Castles & Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd, World Heritage Site and many more.

Wales Regions Quick Facts:

Population: 3,063,456 million

Area total: 6,172 sq km (North Wales); 6,986 sq km (Mid Wales); 7,621 sq km (South East & South West Wales)

Major Cities & Towns: Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Bangor, Wrexham, Barry, Neath and Cwmbran.

Major Airports: Cardiff Airport

Snowdonia Travel Guide

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North Wales Travel Guide

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Mid Wales Travel Guide

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South Wales Travel Guide

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Pembrokeshire Travel Guide

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