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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.

Discover the natural beauty, immerse yourself in the fascinating history, or recline on magnificent beaches. Whatever interests you, you are sure to find attractions and activities in Wales that you’ll love.

Experience the great outdoors on the Gower Peninsula, walk along the rugged coastline and visit the award-winning stretches of sandy beach, such as the glorious Rhossili Bay, a 3-mile long expanse of fine golden sand that is dog-friendly all-year-round. Kids will love Folly Farm near Saundersfoot, one of the top attractions in Wales. Offering farm animals, a zoo complete with lions and giraffes, as well as a funfair, this is an ideal location to spend some time with the family.

If you are looking for heritage sites, take a trip to Dinefwr near Camarthen. Explore the extensive parkland featuring a trail designed by Capability Brown. The only National Nature Reserve in Wales and a Sight of Special Scientific Interest, the parkland is home to many different species of wildlife as well as a herd of fallow deer and white park cattle. Make sure to stop by the ruined castle and the beautiful Newton House, a Gothic mansion thought to be the most haunted place in Britain.

  • 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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  • 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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  • Rhossili Bay

    A fantastic award-winning 3-mile stretch of golden sand, Rhossili Bay is located on the Gower Peninsula, the UK’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and is a popular beach with both surfers and bathers alike.

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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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  • 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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