Places of Interest
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combines the best of old and new, city and country and its attractions reflect this – from medieval castles to state-of-the-art museum exhibitions and literary haunts to stunning botanic gardens. In the heart of the city centre visitors will find more than 230 shops and the largest indoor market in Wales. Swansea was also home and inspiration to Dylan Thomas, Wales’ most notable literary figure and the Dylan Thomas Centre contains a permanent exhibition which provides an insight into the life and work of Swansea’s most charismatic poet.
is the oldest town in Wales and as such, offers the perfect mix of old and new. The narrow streets of the town centre harbour a host of delights, from hand made arts and crafts to well known high street names. The covered market dates back to Roman times and attracts visitors and locals alike.
is the smallest city in Great Britain. It was granted city status by Queen Elizabeth II because of the presence of its cathedral, a magnificent building with the adjacent ruins of the Bishop’s Palace and 13th century St Mary’s College.
is the ancient county town of Pembrokeshire and is dominated by the remains of a castle sitting high above the main shopping street. The town is split by the Western Cleddau, which runs through the centre; three bridges enable shoppers to zig-zag their way between the shops on either side. An award-winning Farmers Market is held on the riverbank on alternate Fridays.
This bustling port is also the scene of the last invaders of Britain – a French expeditionary force in 1797 – which is commemorated in a rich tapestry on display at Fishguard Town Hall.
has two lovely beaches, a picturesque harbour and atmospheric streets with historic town walls and pastel coloured buildings. The town also boasts beautiful gardens, an intriguing museum, a leisure centre and a collection of outstanding restaurants and welcoming pubs.
Castell Henllys Iron Age Fort
is a reconstructed Iron Age village, built on top of the excavated remains of an existing hill fort. Visitors can enter the roundhouses to see for themselves how life was in this region 2,400 years ago!