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Wales Overview
A diverse and interesting country sitting on a western peninsula of the mainland of Great Britain
A pretty, friendly town, bursting with youthful energy
The largest island off Wales and full of ancient relics and monuments
A coastal resort facing Wales' greatest mountain range
Blaenau Ffestiniog
The capital of the slate mining industry in the Victorian era
A Welsh town overlooked by its castle, a symbol of English medieval strength
One of the most important, and most popular historical towns in Wales
Harlech Castle
One of the many impressive fortresses built by Edward I, shortly after he conquered Wales
The biggest seaside resort in Wales, on the shore of the Irish Sea and known as the Queen of Welsh Resorts
Penrhyn Castle
More a country house than a military fortification, but utterly magical and set amongst some of Wales' most beautiful scenery
A north-western Welsh village with a distinct, colourful Mediterranean style
Rhyl and Prestatyn
A pair of seaside resorts, next-door to each other on the North Wales coast
A mountainous region in north Wales, designated a National Park and famous for its beauty and stunning views
Brecon Beacons
A range of mountains in South Wales offering dramatic views and enjoyable activities
Cambrian Mountains
The most overlooked and underrated mountain range in Wales
Lake Bala
Wales' largest natural lake
Lake Vyrnwy
A man-made reservoir that has become the largest nature reserve in Wales
A small town in the Welsh north-east named after its founder and grew into one of Wales' prettiest and friendliest settlements
A traditional Welsh market town with a restored narrow gauge railway
A town near Cardiff, with the largest castle in Wales
The capital city of Wales and the centre for Welsh commerce, culture and sport and home to the National Assembly of Wales
Jutting out from South Wales and an area of outstanding natural beauty
Laugharne Castle
A military fort turned garden and poetical inspiration
A Welsh county at the far south-western tip of the nation, jutting out into the sea and with a rural landscape
Wales' pretty, maritime city
A colourful rainbow of houses scattered amongst hills and cliffs, surrounding a charming harbour
Wye Valley
A beautiful spot on the Welsh border that became Britain's first tourist destination

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