Wales Welshpool 


Located in the upper part of the Severn Valley, the town of Welshpool is situated close to the border between England and Wales in what has to be one of the most picturesque parts of the country. Welshpool is a traditional market town set in the midst of Montgomeryshire’s rolling hills and beautiful unspoiled countryside. This is a town that owes its existence to the land and the agricultural businesses that were established here; in fact Welshpool is still home to the biggest sheep market held anywhere in Europe. However…

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Llyn Peninsula Wales 

Llyn Peninsula

Hidden behind the rugged peaks of Snowdonia, and edged by the waves of the Irish Sea on one side and the calm waters of Cardigan Bay on the other, lies the Llyn Penninsula. This is an area of outstanding natural beauty. It remains unspoilt by the ravages of the modern era and is rich in charm and character. It is a coastline that is popular with sun seekers, walkers and those that get their thrills out on the water. Bardsley Island which was once the site of ancient pilgrimage is…

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Porthcawl Wales 


The pretty seaside resort of Porthcawl is located between the cities of Swansea and Cardiff. If ever you were looking for the perfect holiday destination to use as a base for exploring South Wales, you have found it in this seaside resort. Porthcawl is only a few miles from the M4 motorway and provides easy access to the rest of the south coast. Porthcawl has everything that you would expect from a seaside resort, from all the fun of the fair with the rides and associated excitement, to space to…

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Brecon Beacons Wales 

Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons are widely regarded as being one of the most beautiful areas in Wales. Filled with picturesque villages and traditional market towns, and surrounded by a stunning landscape which is crisscrossed with canal paths and filled with castles and lots of other family attractions, it is a wonderful place to take the family. The scenery here is not only breathtaking it also offers a diversity that you would be hard pressed to find anywhere else. Rolling fields and lush valleys contrast with wide open spaces and powerful waterfalls…

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Tonypandy Wales 


Tonypandy is a peaceful town that has benefited from regeneration to its original Victorian centre. It is a town with a long and difficult history. The name of the town relates to the pasture land and waterways that surrounded and fuelled the fulling mills. Yet this is the place that history remembers as a place where miners on the brink of starvation rioted in 1910, forcing the then Home Secretary Winston Churchill to deploy the army. Today the troubled past is just a shadow; now the wonderfully peaceful town which…

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Cardiff Wales 

Tiger Bay (Cardiff Bay)

Although renamed Cardiff Bay, it will forever be known to the local population as Tiger Bay. The name came not from the belief that wild tigers once roamed the streets here, but from the simple fact that this was once a very dangerous place to be. The bay was once a major industrial docklands, once home to sailors from at least fifty different countries, making it the oldest multi ethnic community in the whole of Wales. These days the bay is the largest and most impressive waterfront development anywhere in…

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Caerleon Wales 


Step back into the past with a trip to Caerleon and journey back to the time of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. This is the location of Isca an ancient fortress from the Roman occupation. The fortress is believed to have also been the location (one of the many disputed locations) of the court of King Arthur. The Isca fortress was constructed in around 74AD and was the base for the Second Augustan Legion. This location was picked for its strategic capabilities, it is alongside the…

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Rhyl Wales 


Rhyl is a beautiful seaside town in the north of Wales, situated between Prestatyn and Abergele. It is wonderfully situated to provide access to the Snowdonia National Park as well as the beautiful island of Anglesey and the historic town of Chester. As with all of the best seaside towns around the UK, there is plenty here for all of the family to enjoy.  The kids will love a dip in the Lagoon Pool located in the Sun Centre, complete with the thunder and lightning that often accompanies a tropical…

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Aberystwyth Wales 


To find the heart of Aberystwyth you need go no further than the seafront. For locals and visitors alike the seafront is undoubtedly the main attraction. The promenade along the beach is at least a mile in length, making more than enough room for those enjoying a gentle stroll as well as space for the cyclists, joggers and roller-bladers that use it too. As you walk along the promenade you will be able to see glimpses of some of the other attractions that bring people to this lovely seaside resort…

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Wales Wrexham 


Wrexham is in a wonderful location. With only a twenty minute drive you can forget about what worries you and enjoy the landscape and tranquillity of the Welsh Hills, take a trip into the past and explore the Roman ruins which are located in the neighbouring town of Chester or simply explore the rich historical past of the County Borough of Wrexham itself. There are a number of incredible historical sites to be found a short distance from Wrexham’s town centre where you can get a feel for what life…

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