Things to do in South Wales
Our pick of the top attractions in South Wales...
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Rhossili Bay is an iconic destination with dramatic, panoramic views and good walking opportunities. The beach is reached via a steep cliff top path but your efforts are rewarded with three miles of golden sand.
Wales’ capital city offers varied shopping, museums, dining and entertainment. Easy to explore on foot, the city’s museum and castle are all within the city centre. For a choice of places to eat, nightlife and culture head to Cardiff’s Bay area. Here you’ll find the Wales Millennium Centre – home to musicals, opera, ballet, concerts and performances from artists across the world.
Carved from a former coal tip, Penalta has a variety of woodlands and grassland to stroll through including a marsh and two fishing lakes. The park is dotted with sculptures, including ‘Sultan’ the pit pony, one of the UK’s largest figurative earth sculptures.
Possibly the most famous landscape in south Wales, the Brecon Beacons National Park is the great outdoors at its finest. Walk, cycle, run, horse ride or nature watch – the choice is yours. On days when you feel more adventurous how about paragliding, rafting or abseiling? You can also take your activities underground with caving.
DYFFRYN HOUSE & GARDENS
This National Trust property on the outskirts of Cardiff covers more than 55 acres. The Edwardian Gardens are currently undergoing a revival project and you can discover intimate garden rooms, an enormous great lawn, large glasshouse and arboretum.
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