1. Isle of Anglesey:
An untouched 125 mile coastline of sandy bays and cliffs, designated an area of "outstanding natural beauty." Small seaside resorts with magnificent beaches, family attractions and historic Castles.
Attractions include: the Sea Zoo, Beaumaris Castle, Model Village, Butterfly Palace, Horse Riding, Bird Watching,
2. Snowdonia Mountains and Coast:
Snowdonia National Park, an area of "outstanding natural beauty" the Lleyn peninsular, and the beautiful Conwy Valley. History, Celtic myths, magical scenery, Castles and coastline.
Attractions include: Snowdonia Mountain Railway, Port Meirion, Welsh Mountain Zoo, Bodnant Gardens, Slate Caverns, Great Orme Caves, Great Orme Tramway, Bodelwyddan Castle, Alice in Wonderland, Conwy Castle, Caernarfon Castle, Mountain Climbing, White Water Rafting, Electric Mountain, Farm Parks
3. North Wales Borderlands:
The mountains and valleys around Llangollen, the wildlife haven of the Dee estuary. A wonderfully diverse area.
Attractions include: Erddig Hall, Llangollen Steam Trains, Rhuddlan Castle, Valle Crucis Abbey, Chirk Castle, Kayaking, Rafting
4. Mid Wales Lakes and Mountains:
From the Brecon Beacons National Park through the Heart of Wales to the Berwyn Mountains. Stunning scenery and historic towns.
Attractions include: Powis Castle & Garden, Welshpool & Llanfair Railway, Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon Jazz Festival, Canoeing, climbing, abseiling, gorge-walking, caving, Hay on Wye Book Festival, Offa's Dyke footpath, Berwyn Mountains, Lake Vyrnwy, Red Kite Feeding Station & Nature Trail, Cycling Routes, King Arthur's Labyrinth, Celtica, Dan Yr Ogof National Showcaves Centre, Royal Welsh Show, Centre For Alternative Technology, RSPB Lake Vyrnwy , Montgomery Canal Cruises :
5. Wye Valley and the Vale of Usk:
Two lovely valleys-pastoral Usk and the wooded Wye, an area of "outstanding natural beauty". Steeped in history with Castles and market towns.
Attractions include: Raglan Castle, Big Pit, Caerleon Roman Baths and Amphitheater, Chepstow Castle, Horse Riding and Trekking, Canoeing
6. Valley Breaks in the Valleys of South Wales:
Surprising natural beauty from the green Vale of Neath to the Eastern Valleys.
7. Cardiff and the Glamorgan Heritage Coast:
Capital city of Wales with stunning Castle, world class shopping, and exciting new waterfront. The lovely Vale countryside and popular seaside resorts.
Attractions include: Techniquest, Cardiff Castle, Museum of welsh Life, Llandaff Cathedral ,Castel Coch, Cardiff Bay Visitors Center, Cosmeston Lakes & Medieval Village, Millennium Stadium:
8. Swansea Bay-the Mumbles, Gower, the Afan Valley and the Vale of Neath.
The magnificent coast of the Gower peninsular, Britain's first "area of outstanding natural beauty". The green valleys and stunning waterfalls of nearby Neath and Afan.
Attractions include, The Dylan Thomas Center, Swansea Maritime & Industrial Museum, Swansea Museum, Plantasia :
9. Carmarthenshire - Beautiful Coast and Countryside in West Wales:
The stunning coast and countryside include scenic river valleys and parts of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Peaceful seaside villages and ancient Castles abound in this magnificent area central for West Wales.
10. Pembrokeshire - Britain's only Coastal National Park:
The spectacular grandeur and tranquil beauty of 200 miles of coastal path. Visit island bird sanctuaries, magnificent cliffs, Castles, and ancient sites.
Attractions include: Leisure Farm, Caldey Island and Caldey Abbey is the home of Cistercian Monks who farm this tiny island off the coast of Tenby. Boats depart from Tenby Harbour. :
11. Ceredigion - Cardigan Bay:
Ceredigion offers magnificent countryside , some of the UK's best beaches and Britain's only Marine Heritage Coast, a haven for Dolphins, seabirds and seals.
Attractions include: Birdwatching in Ceredigion, Forest Walks, Riverside Walks, Vale of Rheidol Railway, Rhiannon Welsh Gold Centre, Aberaeron Sea Aquarium, Teifi Valley Railway, Felinwynt Rainforest Centre, Llywernog Silver-Lead Mine, National Library of Wales, Birdwatching in Ceredigion :
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