Wales Tourist Information


Cardiff is the largest city in Wales and it also boasts the best shopping. The city is now dominated by the Millennium Stadium which was built in 1999 for the Rugby world cup. There are a many excellent restaurants in the area around Mermain Quay. A visit to the cities Castle is also well worth a visit.

The Valleys

Known for its industrial heritage at first hand the valleys you must visit. For a spectacular approach to the Rhondda, try the mountain roads. Visit the Rhondda Heritage Park once a working mine the site is now aimed at giving a simulated experience of life at the coalface. If you want to visit a real coal mine you will have to visit the Big Pit mining museum in the World Heritage Site of Blaenavon.

The Brecon Beacons

Beautiful scenery of the Brecon Beacons National Park is home to plummeting waterfalls, caves and crags. The Beacons start immediately to the north of Merthyr. Visit the town of Brecon which lies under the shadow of Pen-y-Fan.


Swansea is the second-largest city in Wales. The bay is ideal for windsurfing and once a large industrial port the city is known for its maritime heritage. The beach is within easy walking distance of the city centre.


The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is Britain’s only coastal national park. The coastline holds hidden coves, cliffs and perfect beaches. Visit Ramsey Island where you may be lucky to spot whales. Or ride horseback on the beautiful coastline.


With its breathtaking views it is a beautiful region of Britain. You have mountains, rivers and lakes and peaks of the mountains, which disappear in to the clouds. The Snowdon Horseshoe is considered one of the finest ridge walks in Europe. If you like adventure you must visit Snowdonia.

North Wales

You will find a mixture of historic ancient towns an seaside resorts. Visit Rhyl for its seaside resort in the same style as Blackpool. Or visit Colwyn Bay for a quieter Victorian seaside town. You might try a visit to the smallest house in Britain situated in Conwy.

Mid Wales

Mid Wales is not for the nightlife you will find isolated lakes, rolling green countryside and mountains and many wind farms. Mid Wales is home of the Red Kite very rare and hunted to extinction in England and Scotland. The area is perfect for a bird watching or a fishing break.