Wales info

Wales is a country which is part of the United Kingdom, bordering England to its east, and the Atlantic Ocean and Irish Sea to its west and and it is a bilingual country, with both English and Welsh having equal status.

Bays in Wales, United Kingdom

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Aberdyfi or Aberdovey is a village and community on the north side of the estuary of the River Dyfi in Gwynedd, on the west coast of Wales, with small harbour, excellent watersports and accommodations....


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Abergavenny, meaning Mouth of the River Gavenny, is a market town in Monmouthshire, Wales....


Abersoch is situated on the Llyn Peninsula in North Wales Caernarfonshire district and has become a very popular village seaside resort. Great beaches, internationally recognised sailing waters, pleasant climate and beautiful scenery, all set in the heartland of the Welsh language - provide a special combination....


Aberystwyth is the principal holiday resort and administrative centre of the west coast of Wales. It is also home to the University of Wales Aberystwyth and the National Library. The town is nestled between three hills and two beaches, and hosts some castle ruins, a pier and a harbour....


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Bangor is a city in Gwynedd, Wales, and one of the smallest cities in Britain. It is a university city with a population of 13,725 at the 2001 census, not including around 10,000 students at Bangor University. Bangor lies on the coast of north Wales near the Menai Strait which separates the island of Anglesey from Gwynedd, and is largely contained to the south by Bangor Mountain....


Bangor is a university city in Gwynedd, Wales, one of the smallest cities in Britain....


Barmouth is a town in the county of Gwynedd, north-western Wales, lying on the estuary of the River Mawddach and Cardigan Bay....


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The Royal Borough of Beaumaris is the former county town of the island of Anglesey, Wales....


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Betws-y-Coed is the principal village of the Snowdonia National Park in the Conwy district of North Wales. The Park covers more than 800 square miles and is a region of haunting beauty and grandeur, of wild rocky mountains, hidden valleys, cascading rivers, still glacial lakes and deep forests....


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Brecon is a market town and community in southern Powys, Mid Wales, with narrow streets and passageways lined with Georgian and Jocabean shop fronts....


Broad Haven is a village in the south east corner of St Bride's Bay at the terminus of the B4341 in north Pembrokeshire, Wales. Broad Haven is part of The Havens division of Pembrokeshire County Council....


Caernarfon is a royal town, community and port in Gwynedd, Wales, on the eastern shore of the Menai Straits, opposite the Isle of Anglesey, and a wonderful tourist destination....


Caerphilly is a town in the county borough of Caerphilly, south Wales, located at the bottom of the Rhymney Valley. Caerphilly is the site of Caerphilly Castle, built between 1268 and 1271, which is the largest castle in Wales, and second largest in Britain. On a more contraversial note, Caerphilly is featured in the Sex Pistols documentary The Filth and the Fury....


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Cardiff Bay has altered beyond recognition, from its past as the world's largest coal exporting port to a modern sport and leisure complex; it is also Europe's largest waterfront development and it has a wealth of leisure activities available both on and off the water....


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Carmarthen is a community in Carmarthenshire, located on the River Towy and lays claim to being the oldest town in Wales dating back to the 15th century with origins traced back to pre-Roman times. ...


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Colwyn Bay is a town and seaside resort in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales overlooking the Irish Sea....


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The medieval walled town of Conwy is so historically important it has been recognised as a 'World Heritage Site'. The walk around the top of the town walls is unique in Wales....


Criccieth is a beautiful small town situated on the shores of Cardigan Bay and sheltered by the Snowdonia Mountains. Criccieth is the ideal place to base yourself for the perfect holiday. The Llyn Peninsula and surrounding areas of Snowdonia, Harlech, Cader Idris and Anglesey are steeped in unsurpassed scenery, history, folklore, myths and legends. Perfect for golfing, walking, sailing, birdwatching, cycling and relaxation....


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Dale is a small village and community in Pembrokeshire, West Wales, located on the Dale Peninsula which forms the northern side of the entrance to Milford Haven estuary....


Dolgellau is a small market town situated at the foot of the Cader Idris mountain range in south Snowdonia. Owain Glyndwr held the last Welsh parliament in Dolgellau in 1404 and Dolgellau was the county town of Meirionnydd in the late 19th century....


Felindre Farchog is a small village sited along the A487 road which winds through a steepsidedwooded river valley with a narrow floor. The church and bridge over the Afon Nyfer are theprimary landmark features and the main street is characterised by residential property fronting theroad....


Fishguard is a coastal town in Pembrokeshire. A regular ferry leaves for Rosslare in Ireland from the port of Fishguard Harbour (not actually in Fishguard, but a mile away at Goodwick). Fishguard is the terminus of the A40 London to Fishguard trunk road. It is in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path. Fishguard is served by train at Fishguard Harbour railway station....


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Welcome to Trem Y Mor situated near to the popular village of Llanberis, home of Mount Snowdon, on the northern edge of Snowdonia. We offer b&b, self catering, retreats, courses, therapies and self development weeks. We are in a tranquil rural location with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding countryside towards Anglesey. Being on the northern edge of the Snowdonia National Park on the lower slopes of Elidir Fach, we are perfectly placed for you to explore the wealth of attractions the surrounding area has to offer. Located between the mountains and sea we are in an ideal spot for exploring the Snowdon and Glyder mountain scenery and touring the North Wales coast, the Llyn Peninsula and Anglesey. Alternatively you could head further afield to the popular historic town of Chester. We are pet friendly and welcome your well behaved dog....


With over 180km of shoreline, the coast offers many opportunities for safe bathing, sailing, surfing, diving, and fishing. Gwynedd is a county of north-west Wales that was formed in 1974 from Anglesey, Caernarvonshire, part of Denbighshire, and most of Merionethshire. It covers almost 4,000 square kilometres and its administrative centre is Caernarvon....


Haverfordwest owes its existence to its location on the River Cleddau which today flows through the centre of this bustling market town. It was the first place on the river which afforded a safe opportunity to ford the Western Cleddau, hence its name which is derived from the Old English word haefer, meaning buck or he-goat. It was the place where goats crossed the river....


Holyhead is the largest town on the island of Anglesey as well as a community and a major Irish Sea port, serving Ireland....


Langland is a sandy beach that is fringed by huts, a popular destination for both visitors and locals all year round. The beach is only a 15-20 minute walk from the centre of Mumbles and offers a good range of facilities....


Laugharne lies on the estuary of the River Taf in Carmarthenshire, Wales and is most famous as being the home of Dylan Thomas from 1949 - 1953, also for the architecturally historical Georgian Townhouses and Grade 11 listed buildings including the Laugharne Castle. ...


Llanberis is a town in Gwynedd, North Wales, lying on the southern banks of Llyn Padarn in Snowdonia. It takes its name from Saint Peris, an early Welsh saint....


Llandudno is the largest seaside resort in Wales, and lies on a flat land between the Welsh mainland and the Great Orme peninsula. The town's award winning pier on the North Shore was built in 1878. On a clear day one can see the mountains of Snowdonia rising over the town....


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Llanelian is a small village, where there is a Church and the well-known White Lion pub serving evening meals. Llanelian is ideally suited for reasonably short journeys to Snowdonia, Anglesey, Denbigh moorlands and the many castles along the coastline. Birdwatchers, walkers and nature lovers of all kinds will find interesting walks locally and nearby....


Llanelli is the largest town in both the counties of Carmarthenshire and Dyfed, on the south coast of Wales constantly modernising with many historical landmarks and old world charm features....


Llangennith is a village in the City and County of Swansea, south Wales, in the Gower peninsula. It has a scattering of houses and one pub - the Kings Head....


Llangrannog (otherwise Llangranog) is a small, coastal village and seaside resort in Ceredigion, Wales, seven miles south of New Quay. According to the United Kingdom Census 2001, the population of Llangrannog was then 772 people. Also, the census reveals that 51.8% of the population speak Welsh fluently, with the highest percentage of speakers being in the 15-19 age group, where 100% are able to speak Welsh....


Llanrhystud is a middle-sized seaside village in the county of Ceredigion, nine miles south of Aberystwyth, Wales....


Llantwit Major is a small coastal town and community in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, lying on the Bristol Channel coast. The town grew up around a monastery or 'llan', founded in the 5th century by Saint Illtud as a centre of learning....


The Llyn Peninsula extends thirty miles into the Irish Sea from north west Wales, southwest of the island of Anglesey. It is part of the modern county and historic region of Gwynedd....


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Mathry is a village in Pembrokeshire, Wales....


Menai Bridge is a small town and community on the Isle of Anglesey in north Wales. It overlooks the Menai Strait and lies by the Menai Suspension Bridge, built in 1826 by Thomas Telford....


Milford Haven situated near the mouth of the River Cleddau, at the extreme end of south west Wales, is the largest town in the County of Pembrokeshire, with a population of just under 14,000....


Mumbles, undoubtedly one of the best sea side villages with some of the most scenic walking in the UK with its undulating landscape and endless beaches, Mumbles and the surrounding area really must be in your list of holiday destinations this year....


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Newgale is a village with a three mile stretch of beach in the parish of Roch, Pembrokeshire, West Wales....


Newport is within easy walking distance of pubs, restaurants and shops and is 300 yards from the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path. Local pubs and restaurants provide extensive menus, including locally caught sea bass, sea trout, lobster and crab. Glorious scenic walks can be made from the house which take in coast, estuary and mountain, all in the Pembrokeshire National Park....


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Ogmore-by-Sea is a seaside village in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. It lies on the western limit of the Glamorgan Heritage Coastline of south Wales. It has, along with neighbouring Southerndown one of the most spectacular locations for a residential area anywhere on the Celtic seaboard, and is visually very similar to Bude and Widemouth Bay in Cornwall (this is unsurprising - both locations in Cornwall have the same carboniferous cliffs as Ogmore)....


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The pretty village of Oxwich, is situated at the Western end of Oxwich Bay. For a small village with a population of less than two hundred, it has......


The historic town of Pembroke is located in Wales in Pembrokeshire, on the River Cleddau. Its main street is ideal for strolling with several interesting Tudor and Georgian houses, two historic churches, and a pleasant mixture of shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants....


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Port Talbot is a town in the county borough of Neath Port Talbot, Wales with excellent mountain bike trails in Afan Forest Park....


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Porthcawl is a town on the south coast of Wales in the county borough of Bridgend, 25 miles (40 kilometres) west of the capital city, Cardiff and 19 miles (30.5 kilometres) south-east of Swansea. Situated on a low limestone headland on the South Wales coast, overlooking the Bristol Channel, Porthcawl developed as a coal port during the 19th century, but its trade was soon taken over by more rapidly developing ports such as Barry....


Porthmadog, known locally as Port, is a small coastal town in the Eifionydd area. It is located in the Dwyfor local government district, in the county of Gwynedd, North Wales....


Powys is a principal area, local-government county and preserved county in Mid Wales....


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Rhosneigr is a seaside village, situated in the south-west of Anglesey, in north Wales (population 745)....


Rhossili is a small village and community on the southwestern tip of the Gower peninsula[1] near Swansea in Wales. Since the 1970s it has fallen within the boundaries of Swansea....


Rhyl is a seaside town on the Irish Sea, in the county of Denbighshire (within the preserved county of Clwyd, and formally the historic county of Flintshire), northeast Wales, at the mouth of the River Clwyd. To the west is the suburb of Kinmel Bay, with the resort of Towyn further west, Prestatyn to the east and Rhuddlan to the south....


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Saundersfoot used to be a small fishing village. There was also some shipbuilding here. In the 1800's Saundersfoot became very popular with the black gold rush when high quality anthracite was found locally. This coal was in demand and in 1829 a whole new harbour was built and railways shipped the coal to the harbour from six mines. With the decline of coal sales and other more profitable coal mining operations both in the UK and abroad, the mining ceased and Saundersfoot became a popular tourist destination....


Southerndown, is a village in South Wales and a suburb of Bridgend, close to St Brides Major, Llantwit Major and Ogmore-by-Sea....


St David's is the smallest city in the United Kingdom, with a population of under 2,000 people. It lies on the River Alun, on Saint David's peninsula in Pembrokeshire, Wales. St David's is the de facto ecclesiastical capital of Wales and the final resting place of Saint David, the patron saint of Wales....


Swansea, Wales' City by the Sea and birthplace of Dylan Thomas and Catherine Zeta Jones, is a lively and vibrant maritime city and regional shopping centre. Only a stone throw away, the Victorian resort of Mumbles offers a fantastic array of attractions, including a pier, traditional boutiques, craft shops and ice-cream parlours. Mumbles is known as the 'Gateway to Gower', Britain's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Gower Peninsula extends West of Mumbles in a succession of stunning coastal and rural sceneries. To the East, the 'Waterfall Country' at Afan and the Vale of Neath is a haven for walkers and bikers alike....


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Beautiful Tenby town nestles majestically amidst the grandeur of the famous Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, with its award winning beaches, rugged coastline and the monastic island of Caldey. With its picturesque harbour and wonderful beaches, we are sure that you will love Tenby so much you'll want to keep coming back year after year...


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Tywyn is a town and seaside resort in Gwynedd, Wales on Cardigan Bay in the Snowdonia National Park....


Welshpool is a market town on the England Wales border,  low-lying on the River Severn and the perfect base from which to explore Mid Wales....


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Whitesands Bay shown as Whitesand Bay on some maps, is an EEC award-winning, Blue Flag standard, wide sandy beach in St Brides Bay in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, United Kingdom....


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