Wales. A nation we do not necessarily hear about when it is right next to France, or the English capital, London. It’s a place full of surprises, still spared from mass tourism, just waiting to be discovered by curious travelers. Here is the most important list of things you should not miss on your trip to Wales. Be it the water activity holiday or the adventure weeks, you will have it all here.
What to visit in Wales?
Before talking about a visit, let’s talk about arrival. You have two main solutions to go to Wales either Liverpool to the north which is technically not in Wales, but right next door or Cardiff, to the south, which is the capital of the nation. Personally, travelers opted for Liverpool because the flights were cheaper via EasyJet. Arriving in the north, we necessarily concentrated all my visits on this part of Wales and not Whales because it means whales. Otherwise, know that London is about 3 hours away, so the double trip can combine quite easily.
Zip World: Bounce Bellow
Ok, that’s clearly unfishable. You cannot think to find such a crazy place in your life, and yet it does exist. This place offers you Bounce Bellow, a huge spot for the trampoline in caves. The video evidence can be found on YouTube.
Is not heaven on earth? Whether for children or older, you have rarely seen so many people with a smile as in this place. Frankly, go for it. The price remains acceptable for the madness of the place of this activity and the costs that it has generated to create everything: 25 pounds per person for an hour.
Portmeirion country of Wales, you will never think of discovering such a village in Wales. It is so colorful, so unique moreover its history is also because this village was created by a billionaire architect known for its eccentricity, Sir Clough Williams-Ellis.
Conwy and his castle
Conwy is the kind of place you can imagine in Wales. It’s a story of a magnificent fortified city of about 15,000 inhabitants. Conwy is one of the most popular places in Wales, thanks to its 13th century castle, which is in excellent condition. Conwy is one of the most popular places in Wales, thanks to its 13th century castle, which is in excellent condition.
This city really has an undeniable charm, we advise you to devote a good half-day to enjoy its special atmosphere, and, why not, a good typical pub that you will find on Castle Street. Also, do not forget to visit the smallest house in Britain if you go to Conwy, it is even in the Guinness Book of Records for its amazing measurements: 3.05 meters * 1.8 meters.
Conwy convinced you but you want more? Here is the solution for you, her name is Caernarfon. A little smaller than Conwy with its 10,000 inhabitants, it is nonetheless very charming and also has a magnificent castle dating from the same period, the XIII century. The two cities are not very far away, because at 30 minutes by car. So do not deprive yourself for so little.
The beautiful place is Snowdonia. Nature lovers will be thrilled in this park with a surface of over 2,000 km 2 (anyway.). There are plenty of exciting activities to do here, surf, visit the Llechwedd mines or go for long walks amidst lush green forests.