Wales is a breathtaking heartland of snow-capped mountains, rugged coastlines, warm pubs, stunning national parks and Celtic drama. Sharing its western border with England, Wales is home to three of Britain's most beautiful national parks, including the Brecon Beacons, the Pembrokeshire Coast and the incredible mountains of Snowdonia. Its capital city, Cardiff, is one of the UK's major cities, home to the impressive Cardiff castle, the Millennium Stadium and the Welsh assembly, as well as a fantastic city centre shopping experience. The Welsh people are famous for being friendly and welcoming, offering a village-like warmth which is utterly unique to this beautiful corner of the British Isles.
Hotels in Wales
Celtic Manor Resort, Newport
Celtic Manor Resort Hotel near Newport is a fabulous 5* destination with a number of world class golf courses, set in the beautiful Usk Valley, just 20 miles from Cardiff. Book the Celtic Manor Resort!
Conrah Country House Hotel, Aberystwyth
Conrah Country House Hotel is an elegant Edwardian country house property in a splendid setting amidst 18 acres of lovingly tended gardens in Chancery, near Aberystwyth. Book the Conrah Country House Hotel!
St Davids Hotel, Cardiff
Occupying a spectacular position on the bay, the 5* St Davids Hotel Cardiff is a sleek and elegant property with a renowned spa, and perhaps the city's finest hotel. Book the St Davids Hotel!
Things To Do In Wales
No trip to Wales would be complete without stopping by its capital city. Home to a breathtaking castle, an exciting shopping experience, a number of fascinating museums and the Millenium Stadium, Cardiff is one of the most important cities in Great Britain is becoming increasingly attractive as a major tourist destination. Learn more about Cardiff...
Brecon Beacons National Park
Established in 1957, the Brecon Beacons National Park has delighted visitors who come to experience the unique scenery of these stunning mountain ranges. The park's cascading folds of dark green and sandstone are unique to this part of Britain and the park's natural wonder is further boosted by the many charming villages in the area. Most notable amongst these is Hay-on-Wye, often described as 'the town of books', home to the annual Hay Literary Festival. Learn more about the Brecon Beacons...
Snowdonia National Park
This remote area of outstanding natural beauty is home to the largest mountain in England & Wales (Snowdon, 1085m), Wales' largest lake (Llyn Tegid) and a wonderful culture and people, half whom of speak Welsh. Attracting thousands of visitors every year, Snowdonia is an oasis of outdoor pursuits and dramatic mountain scenery. Learn more about Snowdonia...
Travel to Wales
Seeing as it shares a long border with England, travel to Wales is very straightforward, though many international visitors will find it easier to arrive in England first before onward travel to Wales.
By Air - Wales is home to Cardiff Airport (CWL), which offers local and international services to much of Europe. For visitors travelling from further overseas, London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is the closest major international airport, serving all parts of the globe. From there, Wales is a two hour drive or train journey.
By Train - Cardiff Central is a major hub of UK rail travel, offering regular services between London, Reading, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol.
By Car - Cardiff lies towards the western end of the M4 motorway, linking across England into central London. Travel by car into Wales includes crossing the magnificent Severn Bridge (a toll of around £7 applies).