Top Attractions in Wales

Whether you are living or visiting, Wales has a lot of amazing places to explore. Historic buildings, spectacular castles, scenic landscapes, and beautiful gardens are just among the many stunning attractions the country has to offer. Here are some of the top places to visit in Wales.

Anglesey
Location: Island in the north-west coast of Wales
Anglesey
Points of interest: Amlwch Copper Kingdom, Anglesey Sea Zoo, beaches, Beaumaris Castle, Beaumaris Gaol, Foel Farm Park, James Pringle Weavers, Newborough Forest, Oriel Ynys Môn (museum), Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens, Plas Newydd, RSPB South Stack Visitor Centre, Tacla Taid, Trwyn Du Lighthouse, Ucheldre Centre

Brecon Beacons National Park
Location: Brecon
Brecon Beacons National Park
Points of interest: Blaenavon: Ironworks and World Heritage Centre, Brecon Mountain Railway steam train, Big Pit National Coal Museum, Carreg Cennen Castle, Dan-yr-Ogof National Showcaves, food festivals, Llangorse Lake, Llanthony Priory, Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal, ; activities like cycling, hiking, stargazing, walking, and more

Caernarfon Castle
Location: Castle Ditch, Caernarfon
Caernarfon Castle
Points of interest: A castle that dates back to the 13th century, created by military architect Jacques de Saint-Georges d’Espéranche, spectacular castle with octagonal towers, the main King’s Gate, Eagle Tower

Conwy
Location: North coast of Wales
Conwy
Points of interest: Aberconwy House, Bodnant Garden, Bodnant Welsh Food Centre, Conwy Castle, Conwy Mountain, Conwy Quay, Conwy town walls, Plas Mawr, Quay House, Royal Cambrian Academy of Art, RSPB Conwy Nature Reserve, The Albion Ale House

Cyfarthfa Park & Museum
Location: Cyfarthfa Park, Brecon Rd, Merthyr Tydfil
Cyfarthfa Park & Museum
Points of interest: Art gallery, museum, parklands

Devil’s Bridge
Location: Ceredigion
Devil's Bridge Falls
Points of interest: Devils Bridge Falls, Devil’s Punchbowl, Hafod Estate , old Hawthorn Cottage , the Pontarfynach, quaint village, Rheidol Gorge, walking trails

Llandudno
Location: Conwy County Borough
Llandudno
Points of interest: Beaches like the Colwyn Bay beach and Llandudno beach, cable cars, Great Orme, Happy Valley, Llandudno Pier, Marine Drive, Mostyn Street, seafront, Venue Cymru

Portmeirion
Location: Gwynedd, North Wales
Portmeirion
Points of interest: Beautiful architecture, film location for The Prisoner, picturesque village, the gardens, clifftop, Battery Square, Central Piazza, Hercules Hall, hotel and quayside, grotto, Salutation Square

Snowdonia
Location: Northwest Wales
Snowdonia
Points of interest: Bendi-Gedig, Bodnant Welsh Food, Electric Mountain, Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways, Glasfryn Parc, GreenWood Forest Park, Inigo Jones Slate Works, King Arthur’s Labyrinth, Llanberis Lake Railway, Porthmadog Maritime Museum, The Fun Centre, The Narrow Gauge Railway Museum, Snowdonia National Park, Trefriw Woollen Mills, and more

St Fagans National History Museum
Location: St Fagans, Cardiff
St Fagans Castle
Points of interest: Historic buildings, St Fagans Castle, gardens, living museum, natural attractions, outdoor activities, Cilewent farmhouse, Dovecote, Hendre’r Ywydd Uchaf farmhouse, Rhyd-y-Car ironworkers’ cottages Smithy, St Teilo’s Church, Stryd Lydan barn, Tannery, Tudor Trader House, Y Garreg Fawr farmhouse, and more

Wales Millennium Centre
Location: Cardiff
Wales Millennium Centre
Points of interest: Performing arts centre, home to various art organizations