Wales is home to some stunning scenery, landmarks and attractions that make it a popular choice amongst holidaymakers from the UK and Ireland. As well as the 3 National Parks there are some stunning citieis, beautiful stretches of coastline and some breath-taking rural landscapes. This page lists some of the special places that our writers recommend visiting during a self-catering break in Wales. We appreciate feedback and recommendations; if there are any special places to visit in Wales that you believe should be given a mention on this page then please get in touch with us.
The National Parks- Snowdonia, The Brecon Beacons and The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park provide stunning scenery that is unique to Wales. The mountaints and rural scenery of Snowdonia and The Brecon Beacons are popular amongst hikers, cyclists and wildlife watchers whilst the Pembrokeshire Coast is also popular amongst walkers and families. For more information about the Welsh National Parks you can contact the local tourist information centres for guides, maps and further hints and tips.
The Welsh Cities- Cardiff, Swansea and Newport are just 3 of Wales' 6 cities. Each of the cities offers something different and you are sure to find a great range of shops, bars, cafes, restaurants and pubs within them. Cities are a great choice for short breaks in Wales, or you could choose to stay for a week and venture out to explore the Welsh landscapes during your getaway. You can make a city break in Wales truly memorable by opting to stay in luxury self-catering accommodation, holiday homes available in cities include cottages, apartments and town houses.
Wales' Historic Landmarks and Attractions- Wales is a historic country and is renowned for its castles, mines and Roman fortresses. When visiting Wales it is recommended that you take the time to visit at least one of these historic attractions to get an insight into he country's past. Dont worry if you are unable to visit one of the historic sights featured on this website as there are a vast number of landmarks found around Wales, you are sure to be found close to at least one of them.