A beautiful destination known for its medieval sights as well as its gorgeous beaches, Tenby is ideal if you are heading to Wales with your partner or with the whole family. With opportunities to relax on the North and South Beach, spend time exploring the harbour, or the chance to visit the island of St. Catherine’s, you can easily while away the day here. Don’t forget to explore the history of the area at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery, stroll around Upton Castle Gardens, and pay a visit to the Tudor Merchant’s House. Plus, if you love seafood, Tenby is known for having some of the yummiest!
The smallest town in the United Kingdom, St. David’s boasts unique charm and a village atmosphere, but with historical attractions and culture to boot. The birthplace of St. David, the town is steeped in history; a visit to the cathedral is a must and you can also take a walk or drive to the Chapel of St. Non. Here, you can explore St. Non’s Well – the exact spot that marks Dt. David’s birthplace! There are also the chapel ruins, which sit alongside the modern chapel. If you enjoy walking, make sure you take a stroll along the coastal path and take in the natural beauty.
If you’re looking for stunning natural beauty and breathtaking views, look no further than Snowdonia. The highest peak in Wales, Mount Snowdon, offers routes for beginner or experienced mountain climbers alike, and if you’re not into the climbing at all, you can still take in the views from the top by taking the Snowdon Mountain Railway to the summit. If you’d rather keep your feet on the ground, the 870-mile Wales Coast Path will give you more beaches, coastline and beautiful trecks than you can shake a stick at!
Once a small farming community, this has been named as one of the happiest towns to live in the UK. It is now known as a wonderful spa town where you can indulge in a day of rest and relaxation. As well as the spa, you can pay a visit to the National Cycling Museum, which is a real treat for bicycle fans. Plus, there is also the Rock Park and Heritage Centre for those that love the great outdoors.
Named as one of Europe’s most beautiful places, Conwy is a great place for a day out or an extended stay. This medieval town with quaint cobbled streets, stunning buildings, and a host of sights and attractions is rich with history. When it comes to attractions, you can enjoy taking in the famous Conwy Castle and the Conwy Town Walls. If you fancy hiking, head to Conwy Quay, and for a great photo opp, explore the Smallest House in Britain.
Enjoy a Memorable Day Out
No matter which of these wonderful places you visit in Wales, you can look forward to a memorable day out. There is something for everyone to enjoy; but don’t forget to plan your route before you set off!