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Things to do in Wales

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Discover the very best attractions and activities Wales has to offer.

Being one of the top tourist destinations in the UK, Wales has an array of attractions to visit and things to do throughout the year

Wales holidays can include discovering natural beauty, immersing yourself in fascinating history or reclining on magnificent beaches. You are sure to find many things to do in Wales that you’ll love, no matter your interests.

Spend your holiday in Wales experiencing the great outdoors along the Gower Peninsula. Explore the rugged coastline and award-winning stretches of sandy beach, including the glorious Rhossili Bay. This 3-mile-long dog-friendly beach in Wales is perfect for the whole family all-year-round.

Folly Farm, near Saundersfoot, is one of the most popular days out in Wales with the children. Experience farm animals, a zoo and a funfair – this is an ideal location to spend a fun-packed family day out.

Historical days out in Wales include Dinefwr near Carmarthen. Explore the only Natural Nature Reserve in Wales, featuring a trail designed by Capability Brown. As well as a Sight of Special Scientific Interest, the parkland is home to varying wildlife aplenty.

Stop by the ruined castle and the beautiful Newton House, a Gothic mansion thought to be the most haunted place in Britain.

A wide range of things to do in Wales can be found using our carefully crafted travel guide.

  • Adastra Adventures

    Adastra Adventures

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    Try your hand at paddle boarding and hiking amidst breath-taking scenery with Adastra Adventures, promising unforgettable adventures in the heart of the Brecon Beacons and Wye Valley.

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  • Barafundle Bay, Pembrokeshire

    Barafundle Bay

    Dog Friendly

    Parking Available

    This small but beautiful beach is an east-facing stretch of golden sand on Wales’ Pembrokeshire Coast.

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  • Dinefwr Castle

    The only National Nature Reserve in Wales and a Sight of Special Scientific Interest, the Dinefwr Estate is home to a wide variety of species of wildlife, the parkland also features a trail designed by the famous Capability Brown, as well as a ruined castle and the gothic Newton House, thought to be the most haunted mansion in Britain.

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  • Pembrokeshire Coast

    Dragon Trails

    Guided walking tours on the Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion coasts and in the Brecon Beacons. 7, 6 and 4 night breaks with a Welsh speaking guide, who specializes in local history and wildlife. Singles, couples and groups are all welcome.

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  • Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo

    Folly Farm – The award-winning Adventure Park and Zoo is a fun day out for all of the family, with a wide range of animals to see as well as a funfair that includes indoor as well as outdoor rides.

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  • Snowdon

    The highest mountain in Wales and England, Snowdon is a popular attraction for visitors world-wide, who walk or take the Mountain Railway to the summit in order to appreciate the fantastic views over the Snowdonia National Park.

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  • Tan Y Bwlch Beach Feature

    Tan Y Bwlch Beach

    Dog Friendly

    Parking Available

    Tan Y Bwlch Beach lies just south of Aberystwyth, across the banks of Afon Rheidol, offering a stretch of sand and shingle passing the historic Pen Dinas Hill Fort.

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  • Zip World

    With two zip lines (including the world’s fastest) and underground adventure, Bounce Below, based in the towns of Bethesda and Blaenau Ffestiniog, as well as a high ropes course located just outside of Betws-Y-Coed, Zip World has all of your outdoor adventure needs covered.

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