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Tourist Attractions in Wales

The sheer diversity of tourist attractions in Wales provides fun, interest and relaxation for every type of visitor. Wales has 750 miles of unspoilt coastline, stunning landscapes and countryside, 3 national parks and 4 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. So if you love the outdoors Wales is the ideal location for a holiday or short break. For families, there are numerous locations that will provide entertainment and stimulating interest for children of all ages. Welsh Castles are famous throughout the world – why not visit one of the many well preserved ruins?

For the outdoor enthusiast, there are numerous activity and adventure centres - particularly in the Brecon Beacons - such as Dragon Adventure in Crickhowell. The Welsh landscape provides superb opportunities for walking. The 3 National Parks in Wales are: the Pembrokeshire Coast which has a walking route along a 186 mile stretch; the beautiful Brecon Beacons and of course Snowdonia – Wales highest point.

Four of the most scenic tourist attractions in Wales are the locations designated as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB): The Gower peninsular was the first designated AONB in Great Britain – it has a stunning coastline and unspoilt natural landscape near Swansea; the Clwydian Range is a stretch of undulating hills between the Vale of Clwyd and the Dee Estuary; Llyn is another peninsular of unspoilt coastline which covers the towns of Abersoch and Pwllheli; The island of Anglesey has 200 km of coastal landscape.

The tourist attractions in Wales provide more than just outdoor activities. For a fascinating insight into historical Welsh culture there is the Museum of Welsh Life near Cardiff, and Big Pit – The National Mining Museum of Wales. There are numerous fascinating Castles in Wales. Harlech, Caernarfon and Caerphilly being some of the most popular. Carreg Cennen Castle in Carmarthenshire is stunningly located with views of the surrounding countryside (but be prepared for a steep walk to get there!). There are numerous preserved railway for the transport enthusiast.

The Wales Millenium Centre in Cardiff Bay is the premier arts centre in Wales, hosting a wide variety of music, dance and theatrical productions.

For children, there are numerous attractions to keep them entertained and stimulated. Oakwood Theme Park near Tenby provides plenty of thrills and spills. Folly Farm near Kilgetty is a working farm where children can interact with live animals. Techniquest in Cardiff Bay mixes science education with play.

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