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Why we love Wales

When we say that Wales has more castles per square mile than anywhere else in the world, you already start to picture the beauty of the Welsh landscape. Add its rugged coastline, stunning beaches, lush valleys and mountainous National Parks and the image of this intensely beautiful Celtic country is almost complete.

But scratch further beneath the surface, and you’ll uncover a nation filled to the brim with thrilling adventure. Get stuck into world-class sport at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff and zoom through the air on an exhilarating ride of your life on the world’s fastest zip wire in Snowdonia. Or discover the nations depths on a subterranean caving tour, take an ambling ramble across picturesque hiking trails, and hit up the waves of the adrenaline filled coastline.

Meet friendly Welsh locals in vibrant market towns, and historic villages - test out your Welsh language skills, and dive into eclectic indie shops along the high streets. Or grab a bike to tackle a cycle route that covers the length of the country.

No matter where your Welsh adventure takes you you can certainly say that Wales in a small but mighty country.

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Our favourite experiences in Wales

An airborne view at record speeds, soar over Welsh quarry lakes on the world’s fastest zip-line.

Adventure and sport
Zip World, zip lining at Penrhyn Slate Quarry

You’ll find everything from dinosaur bones to contemporary art at this fantastic free museum.

Arts and culture

Learn how to cook over a firepit with live chef demos and two day extravaganza of all things food.

Food and drink

The only castle in Britain to be built over a natural cavern.

History and heritage

In Cardiff Bay, the Wales Millennium Centre hosts top-class live music and theatre shows from all over the world.

Music and festivals
Person looking up at the front of a bronze building at night

For beautiful beaches and charming seaside villages, look to the Llŷn Peninsula on the North Wales coast.

Outdoors and nature

Discover clifftop walks and diverse landscapes at Rhossili Bay.

One person leaping in mid air off the cliffs.

Explore Seven Victorian and Edwardian arcades tucked among the biggest brand names of Cardiff’s high street.

People walking between shops, lit up from inside

Get a taste for an eight-course organically produced tasting menu.

Henry Robertson Dining Room, Llandderfel

Top destinations

Go big in Gower

Panoramic view over the coastline and the sandy beach

Whether you’re a keen twitcher, avid adrenaline seeker or looking for an accessible experience, the Swansea Bay Coastline has you covered. Climb up the crevices of Three Cliffs Bay, ride that perfect wave at Rhossili Bay, or find your sense of adventure following an accessible path from Swansea Bay to Mumbles Pier.

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