Wales, a place where history is deep, scenery is stunning, and mountains such as Crib Goch classified as a grade 1 scramble, are worth the hike. Historic castles in North Wales which were built by King Edward I in the late 12th early 13th Century are fascinating to visit and learn about the Welsh heritage.
The coast line is a mix of typical seaside towns and rugged remoteness such as the coastline of the Dee Estuary. Another beautiful destination is Barmouth, a holiday destination for everyone. If you want the classic seaside experience with a focus on the beach and the sea then you are catered for. If you’re a walker or cyclist there’s plenty to do. If you enjoy steam trains or castles you will find these needs met too.
The legendary Bronze Age, submerged forest of Borth beach is another fine example of Welsh heritage and beauty. From The Mumbles and beyond, you can’t really go wrong on any stretch of the South Wales coastline. Welsh castles are wonderful places to visit the explore, one castle in particular, Pembroke Castle, is a very important fortress from the 11th century Normans through the Tudors and the civil war. Pembrokeshire, South West Wales is one of kind.
It contains the only coastal National Park in the UK with 186 miles of a wonderous coastal path. The highest summit in Wales is Mt Snowdon which has an elevation of 1,085 metres above sea level, and the highest point in the British Isles outside the Scottish Highlands. It is located in Snowdonia National Park in Gwynedd. Wales is a stunning location with some of the most spectacular waterfalls such as Betws-y-Coed and Swallow Falls as well as mystery and myth such as can be found at the Welsh Black Mountains.
Whether Hiking, Kayaking, cycling or relaxing there’s something for everyone.