Vibrant cities, stunning coastal scenes and rolling green countryside - a holiday in Wales has something for every age, budget and taste. Whether enjoying a break with your friends and family, travelling alone or looking to take your kids and four-legged friends, there’s always something going on.
Hiking, watersports, foodie tours and more, your days will be filled in Wales. Plus, when you’re not out exploring, there’s plenty of luxury cottages and holiday homes to enjoy. Choose from pet-friendly homes with all the mod cons, luxury Welsh cottages by the sea, large cottages ideal for bigger families and romantic getaways complete with hot tubs.
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From coastal cottages with panoramic sea views to central holiday homes close to the action, these Welsh holiday destinations should be top of your list.
Best for: A traditional seaside trip
Years ago, Abersoch was a fishing village but today it's a popular coastal resort that is home to sandy beaches, seaside cafes and lots of activities. As well as this, the area offers an annual jazz and music festival which attracts a wide range of visitors from all around.
Best for: Its variety of landscapes to explore
An island off Wales, Anglesey is known for its beaches and ancient history. Hit the beach, adventure through the countryside and sit back in one of the many beachside cafes and restaurants. You won’t be bored here as Anglesey has a wide variety of walking routes and activities that all ages will enjoy.
Best for: A lively city feel
Boasting miles of golden sands including the Pembrokeshire coast, rolling green hills and a city centre that always has something going on, a holiday in Swansea won’t disappoint. Whether into shopping, history, culture, arts, sport or music, this slice of West Wales has something for you. Plus, it’s fast becoming a foodie destination with news bars and restaurants popping up regularly.
Best for: Those who enjoy exploring the great outdoors
Snowdonia and its National Park makes for a great holiday for all the family, including those four-legged friends. Spend your mornings adventuring through the rugged landscapes, partake in a few adrenaline fuelled activities and afterwards warm up in one of the local gastro pubs.
Best for: Pleasing lots of people
Officially ranked as one of the best places to live in the UK, Newport has lots to see including local breweries, two beaches and a world-class shopping destination. Although Newport is a small city, it has a lot to offer - day and night - and you can even walk from one side to the other in just ten minutes!
Whether searching for a dog-friendly path to stretch their legs or wanting to spend an entire afternoon out and about, you’re sure to find a walk in Wales to suit.
Walk length: Four miles
The walk from Llanbedrog to Abersoch can either be enjoyed through the woodlands or via a beachfront path and along the shoreline. While the coastal route is the easier option, both meet and offer incredible views. Ending at Abersoch, and its famous seaside resort, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to cafes, bars and restaurants.
Walk length: Two miles
Rhosneigr Circular Walk is a gentle and circular walk that takes you along the boardwalk and up to the viewing platform, before continuing around the lake. The path is flat and ideal for all walking abilities, including for pushchairs meaning the whole family can enjoy it and look out for the local wildlife.
Walk length: Nine miles
The Mumbles Circular begins at Swansea Bay and takes you around the Mumbles headland. Passing the coastline, you’ll see the pier, lighthouse and lifeboat station before heading to a number of bays including the Bracelet Bay and Limeslade Bay. From here, you’ll head towards Langland Bay which has great views and an even better beach.
Walk length: Four miles
At the ‘Gateway to Snowdonia’, you’ll find Llyn Elsi - a picture-perfect walk that explores Betws-y-Coed, its lake and dense green forests. Dogs are welcome here and the terrain is relatively easy to follow for all walking abilities. You won’t want to forget your camera though as the views here are really impressive.
Walk length: Five miles
Having opened in 2012, the Newport City to Sea Walk can be found along the Wales Coast Path. The route provides you with incredible views of the city as well as the coastline. It’s a fantastic way to explore Newport and all it has to offer, on foot. There are some slopes, steps, stiles and uneven ground though so it’s not suitable for everyone.
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Best for: Getting your daily steps in and exploring the area
Renowned for its varied and rugged landscape, traditional Welsh culture and endless activities, a day out in Snowdonia’s National Park won’t disappoint. Get your hiking boots on, wrap up warm and prepare to experience Wales like never before. There’s plenty for dogs, kids and those wild at heart to enjoy too and we promise you’ll be back for more.
Best for: A fun-filled day adventure
Standing tall in North Wales, Conwy Castle is a medieval fortress that’s packed full of history. Having been restored, visitors can now climb the towers and experience the full castle atmosphere. Take in the views across the local area and discover the tales of Conwys’s battle and fights.
Best for: Seeing Wales like never before
See Snowdonia National Park from up above on the Snowdon Mountain Railway. Departing from Llanberis, it climbs over 1,000 metres and has done so since 1896. With over 12 million travellers having enjoyed the ride, you certainly won’t want to miss these picture-perfect opportunities.
Location: South Wales
Best for: A family-friendly day out
Whether rain or shine, the Brecon Beacons has something to offer for everyone. Adults will enjoy exploring the miles of green countryside, children will be kept busy by the endless interactive activities and wildlife to spot, and four-legged companions will enjoy running ahead and sniffing out the trails.
Best for: A lazy picnic under the Welsh sun
Hidden away, just a short walk away from Cardiff’s city centre lies Bute Park - a gorgeous green space boasting lots of trees, three cafes, natural play features and ample wildlife. Spend a morning here soaking up the rays or set up a picnic and enjoy a lazy afternoon doing nothing. Dogs are allowed here but be sure to keep them under control.