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#1/27
Rating:
5
(6 comments)
Explore North Wales on beautifully restored narrow-gauge steam trains. This guide takes you on an unforgettable journey on the Welsh Highland Railway ... read more »
#2/27
Rating:
4.8
(7 comments)
Steam engines, steep gradients, Pullman carriages and gorgeous scenery. Welcome to the Ffestiniog Railway; a wonderful way to explore North Wales ... read more »
#3/27
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Aberdovey
Aberdovey is a great place for an activity-packed summer weekend of sun, sea and sand without the hordes... read more »
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Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: North Wales
A day at the seaside in Anglesey can deliver more than just rock pools and sandcastles. Coasteering, with no rules and no real skills required, is an exciting new way to explore the island's coast... read more »
#5/27
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
North Wales not only has some of the most dramatic scenery in Britain, it also boasts pretty villages, historic towns, medieval castles, and a real welcome in the Snowdonia hillsides!... read more »
#6/27
Rating:
4.25
(5 comments)
Travel on two of Wales' greatest little train journeys; the Conwy Valley line from mountain to seaside and the Great Orme Tramway to a nature reserve with white goats and wild flowers.... read more »
#7/27
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
If you're in need of a break from hectic city life, why not spend a weekend exploring the Welsh market town of Abergavenny by mountain bike, then indulging yourself in a gastropub or fine restaurant... read more »
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4
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When it comes to mountain biking, the tracks and trails that run through Wales are more than a match for the best... read more »
#9/27
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Often overshadowed by its more famous neighbours, the little Welsh town of Kidwelly has plenty to offer anyone in search of a few days' total relaxation - including a magnificent Norman castle... read more »
#10/27
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Pembrokeshire
Trip type: Activity, Short Break
Clambering over and jumping off cliffs might not be everyone’s idea of fun - but for those with a sense of adventure, coasteering is just one of the many ways to appreciate the Pembrokeshire coast... read more »
#11/27
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Rating:
4
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Destination: Cardiff
Whether it’s down to Charlotte and Gavin or Gavin and Stacey, Wales has a new-found status as a must-do destination. Time to spend a weekend in Cardiff, its cool capital city...... read more »
#12/27
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Cardiff
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
Cardiff might not be a well-trodden destination for the fashion conscious or savvy shopper but, since its city centre revamp, it has much to offer... read more »
#13/27
Rating:
4
(5 comments)
Destination: Chepstow, Usk
Trip type: Cultural, Eco, Family
No pay, no news, no reviews... read more »
#14/27
Rating:
3.5
(2 comments)
The Fforest campsite near Cardigan, on the west coast of Wales, is the perfect place to unwind, and an ideal base from which to explore the area... read more »
#15/27
Rating:
3.5
(2 comments)
Whilst the crunch continues, staycations have proved to be a popular choice this summer. So why should you consider North Wales for your budget break?... read more »
#16/27
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
From picturesque waterways to rolling hills and romantic ruins, Monmouthshire offers a wealth of wonderful views... read more »
#17/27
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Destination: Conwy
North Wales may not feature very prominently when it comes to the world’s most famous gourmet destinations, but the little town of Conwy is a real treat for food-lovers everywhere... read more »
#18/27
Rating:
3.5
(6 comments)
Spectacular scenery from the mountains to the coast, the Snowdonia National Park is truly an area of outstanding natural beauty, here I take a look at the legendary Portmeirion Village and Hotel ... read more »
#19/27
Rating:
3.333335
(3 comments)
Destination: Cardiff
Trip type: Activity, Cultural, Eco
If you're searching for an island off the beaten tourist track, look no further than the UK's Bristol Channel. Here you will find Flat Holm, an undiscovered haven that's just waiting to be explored... read more »
#20/27
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Rating:
3
(2 comments)
Destination: Pembrokeshire, Narbeth
Trip type: Beach, Short Break
Pembrokeshire has the same stunning coastline and fantastic food as Cornwall - but without so many queues and crowds. Time to explore the delights of an underrated gem...... read more »
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