Things to do in Wales

Things to do in WalesCardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle is a historic landmark in the centre of Wales’ capital city. Formed to serve the heart of the medieval town of Cardiff and territory of Glamorgan, Cardiff Castle offers an insight into the deep history of Wales over the centuries. Read more here.

Folly Farm Adventure Park

Located in the heart of West Wales, Folly Farm combines the experience of an adventure park, zoo, farm and funfair all in one setting. With 50 species of wildlife including giraffes, meerkats and zebras, there are plenty of animals to meet and greet. Read more here.

Caerleon National Roman Legion Museum

Today at Caerleon you can learn what made the Romans a formidable force. Exhibitions and artefacts showcase how they lived, fought, worshipped and died. Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the beautiful Roman garden. Read more here.

St. Fagans National History Museum

Visit Wales's most-visited heritage attraction which stands in the grounds of the magnificent St. Fagans Castle, located on the outskirts of Cardiff. See how people in Wales have lived, worked and spent their leisure time. The re-erected buildings include farmhouses, a row of ironworkers’ cottages, a medieval church, a Victorian school, a chapel and a splendid Workmen’s Institute. Read more here.

Gower Peninsula

Just a short drive from Swansea, the Gower Peninsula was designated as the UK’s first area of outstanding natural beauty back in 1956, and it hasn’t changed much since. From wild moors and limestone cliffs to golden, sandy beaches, Gower is a geological goldmine with inspiring landscapes. Read more here.

Snowdonia

As well as being the largest national park in Wales, Snowdonia boasts the highest mountain in England and Wales, and the largest natural lake in Wales, as well as a wealth of picturesque villages like Betws y Coed and Beddgelert. Read more here.

Brecon Beacons

With two national trails and a national park, this is a fabulous walking and exploring country. By day, there are moorlands, waterfalls, trails and towns to discover, while by night, you can gaze at the stars. Read more here.