Wales has many majestic sites to boast of. Many of these are frequented by both locals and tourists because of the scenic landscapes that cannot be found in other places on earth. Whether you’re looking for natural wonders or wish to learn more about Wales’ history, there are several spots that will give you just what you need. Here are some of the most attractive places to visit in Wales, United Kingdom.
1. Wales Coastal Path
The coastal area spans more than 870 miles and features rich wildlife and captivating landscapes any time of the day. People can try local delicacies and homebrewed beer. There are also several trails and beaches to enjoy with the whole family. The Isle of Anglesey offers beautiful views of Parys Mountain and Point Lynas. There are cliffs, coves and woods to explore. Snowdonia National Park is another popular tourist spot, offering views of the snow-capped mountains and fishing villages.
2. Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire
Saundersfoot is famous for its beautiful beaches. You can stay at Rumours which has a great view of the ocean and a variety of facilities like a sun terrace and heated pool. Enjoy cocktails and appetizers while lounging at the deck and watching the sunset. Oceana, Pembrokeshire is another great place to stay in, offering an indoor swimming pool and multi-level decks so you have a view of the coast any time of the day.
3. Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
One of the must-visit places in the country, people who love flora and fauna will definitely enjoy the park which has more than 58 beaches, villages and the renowned city of St. Davids. You can take a walk along the coastal line and see seals and other marine animals inland and in the water. It is truly a delight for visitors to explore some of the 14 harbors located in the area. It is close to other attractions like centuries-old castles and other landmarks.
4. Severn Estuary
Located at the southern portion of the Coastal Path, there are great views of the village. You can spend hours bird-watching since thousands wade and catch fish at different times of the day. There are also nearby places that offer local cuisine and wines. People who love animals will enjoy this side of Wales.
If you like to see the Cambrian Mountains, there are spots with windows facing the famous peaks. Cae Madog Barn is one of the most frequently visited. Barlings Barn is also a great place to stay with facilities like a sauna, pool table and a wildflower paddock complete with waterfalls and streams.
The Welsh Gatehouse offers a lot of history, considering that it is 700 years old. The structure was restored and reopened the tower so you can see the enchanting surroundings that used to be admired by royals during the time of Edward I.
The nearby villages are always great to explore. You can take some time talking to the locals or getting souvenirs and other collectibles.