Wales: All About Castles And Natural Wonders

Heading towards Britain’s smallest mainland country, Wales? Then you must explore these tourist attractions in Wales. Full of off-beat tracks, historic buildings, huge castles, an endless number of gardens, the city offers the best experience to nature lovers. You’ll find here the coolest food and adventurous destinations in both North and South Wales.

But, you have to be specific because there are endless amazing things to do in Wales. So, without further ado let’s explore this beautiful country.

Top Tourist Attractions In Wales

Devil’s Bridge At Ceredigion

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One of the most exciting, adventurous, and spectacular things to do in Wales is hiking near the Devil’s Bridge. Don’t be afraid by its name, the bridge is not famous for any spooky story although there’s one devil story by the locals. Originally, it got the name due to its unique style of construction that includes the 3-in-1 bridge.


The first construction began 1075-1200, the second was built in 1753 and the latest construction happened in 1902. A word of caution for visitors, “Wear footwear with good traction” as the land is steep, uneven, and slippery.

Laburnum Arch: The Golden Tunnel

One of the most beautiful tourist attractions in Wales is Laburnum Arch. You should come here during spring when the garden is full of golden flowers forming an arch. However, you can witness this mesmerizing view and walk underneath the dangling flowers during May and June.

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This a perfect place to live the fairytale moments for a while in Wales.

Portmeirion- Village Cum Resort

best places to visit in Wales

Although a resort, Portmeirion was built to reflect the fishing villages of Italy. It’s near the Snowdonia National Park which is another popular tourist destination in Wales. The resort is famous for its gardens, coastal paths, and unique interiors.

Thus, it is also a favorite of the film industry. The popular show “The Prisoner” was shot here.

Brecon Beacons National Park

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If you love greenery and horses, then come to this beautiful park sets between the Black Mountains. The River Usk flowing on its west side enhances the park’s beauty. The red sandstone mountains somewhere around 1000 feet or more high surround this nature’s gift.


Nearby Big Pit National coal museum, waterfalls, and caves are the highlight of Brecon Beacons. And when you are done with exploring the scenery and wild ponies, don’t forget to try your hands on”

1. Wildlife Camping at the Brecon Beacons
2. Sailing and fishing at River Usk
3. Mountain biking is perfect for the fitness freaks
4. Enjoy horse riding and more

Tintern Abbey For Romantic Gateway At Wales

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The beautiful and mysterious Tintern Abbey is also famous for the romantic setting it has. It offers great sightseeing of the countryside and is also a famous spot for hikers. However, don’t forget to bring an umbrella with you as the weather at Abbey is quite uncertain.

Snowdonia National Park

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You’ll find plenty of botanic gardens and National parks in Wales where some of which are of national importance. Snowdonia is one of them that lies within the mountains and hills. Around 4 million visitors come to Snowdonia for exploring the majestic peaks, hiking, horse riding, and mountain biking.

Worm’s Head: The Natural Bridge

Near to Devil’s Bridge, lies one of the wonders that is brilliant architecture by nature. Wurm or Worm’s Head has more natural wonders. This National Nature Reserve will take you on an adventurous journey where you can explore the inaccessible caves, seabirds, blowholes, and more.

tourist attractions in Wales

But due to its location, visitors are always advised to check the weather before coming here.

Besides these tourist attractions in Wales, you can spend your Welish vacation doing these adventurous and fun activities:

1. Have fun at Giant Slides with kids at Ebbw Vale
2. Water Zorbing at Cerrigydrudion
3. Enjoy the Ghost train and fun rollercoaster ride at the amusement park of Barry Island
4. Get a never-before experience at underground trampoline caves at Blaenau
5. If you love baked beans, there’s a dedicated place in Wales. Come to Captian Beany’s The Baked Bean Museum of Excellence.

These were best places to visit in Wales that will take you to an endless fun journey. So, when are you planning a trip to Wales?

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