Places of Interest
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has two lovely beaches, a picturesque harbour and atmospheric streets with historic town walls and pastel coloured buildings.
lies just twenty miles away and as well as excellent shopping boasts the National Waterfront Museum and Dylan Thomas Centre.
Mumbles and the Gower
The Victorian seaside resort of Mumbles is located in Swansea Bay and is the gateway to the beautiful Gower peninsula.
Margam Country Park
is set in 1,000 acres of glorious parklands with 18th Century Orangery, Victorian Mansion House and famous deer herd.
Enjoy the walled Botanical Gardens, famous for their herbaceous borders which, planted in 1921, were once part of Lord Swansea’s estate.
Internationally famous for its superb collections of Rhododendrons, the gardens are set within 50 acres of beautiful woodland.
National Botanic Gardens
The first National Botanic Gardens to be created in the new millennium boasts a collection of more than 8,000 plant varieties from around the world, as well as themed gardens, the world’s largest single spanned glasshouse and a fascinating scientific research facility.
is reputedly one of the finest gardens in Wales and highlights include an inspirational Cloister Garden and Yew Tunnel.
(pronounced Larne), is the former home of poet Dylan Thomas, immortalised in his work ‘Under Milk Wood’, but it is also interesting as an ancient town with a 12th century castle and quaint winding streets.
Home to the breathtaking Millennium Coastal Park, its 22km of coastline along the Loughor estuary has been transformed into a unique array of tourist attractions, wildlife habitats and leisure facilities.
dominated by its medieval castle, is home to a splendid Gothic church and Kymer’s canal, the first canal to be built in Wales. The famous Kidwelly Industrial Museum is the site of the second oldest recorded tinplate works in the UK.
The beautiful scenery of the Brecon Beacons offers many delights including the Brecon Mountain Railway and Penderyn Whisky Distillery.
National Mining Museum
The Big Pit is a real coal mine and the museum provides visitors with a real insight into how life was for the miners who worked hundreds of feet below ground at the coal-face.
is the cosmopolitan capital of Wales and is full of interest. St Fagans National History Museum, one of Europe’s premier open air museums and the most popular heritage attraction in Wales, features reconstructed buildings brought from all parts of the Principality. Another popular attraction is Cardiff Bay – the rejuvenated waterfront development is the largest in Europe and proudly boasts a host of facilities and attractions.
This outstanding Grade 1 listed garden features a stunning collection of garden rooms, formal lawns, an extensive arboretum featuring trees from all over the world and an abundance of exotic plants and flowers.
is a traditional beach resort with panoramic views over the Bristol Channel. It was originally famous for the export of coal but is perhaps currently better known as the setting for the TV series ‘Gavin and Stacey’.
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lies in one of the most beautiful and historically fascinating areas of Wales; nestling between the Brecon Beacons National Park and Cardiff, this area is rich with culture and blessed with delightful scenery in all directions. Once the ‘iron capital of the world’, Merthyr’s Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery, set in 160 acres of parkland, gives a fascinating insight into the social and industrial history of the region.