From the Isle of Anglesey in its top western corner, to Carmarthen Bay in the south, Wales is a breath-taking country steeped in stunning landscapes at almost every turn. With scenes this inspiring, walking through the Welsh countryside is naturally a favourite diversion of holidaymakers.
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Although hiking in Wales is irrefutably gratifying, this spellbinding country has lots of attractions, activities and sights to satisfy the yearnings of all its visitors, regardless of age or taste. If you are fortunate enough to be heading off to Wales sometime soon, then you may be interested in reading about some of the top places to visit in this mesmerising nation.
Welsh Hawking Centre and Animal Park
Situated in the town of Barry in South Wales is the Welsh Hawking Centre and Animal Park. This animal centre looks after 200 birds of prey species and includes falcons, buzzards, Hawks, owls and eagles. There are also many other small animals to see, including new born chicks, ducks, rabbits and geese.
National Waterfront Museum
Swansea’s National Waterfront Museum is also a great attraction. With artefacts dating back some 300 years, this fascinating Welsh museum paints a unique picture of Wales’ vast industrial and maritime heritage. Displaying an interesting combination of innovative and interactive technology, with traditional displays, Swansea’s National Waterfront Museum offers a captivating visitor experience.
Anglesey Sea Zoo
Zoom off to the north to Anglesey, where a spectacular coast, winding lanes and friendly hospitality means you can truly relax and indulge in the Welsh way of life. From witnessing submarine wolves, to spotting some amazing invertebrates and taking a peek at the ‘No Bone Zone’, it is easy to understand why Anglesey Sea Zoo is one of Wales’ leading tourist attractions.
You can also get inside the Seven Sisters Shipwreck, walk through shark pool grids and muse past the centre’s Kelp Forrest. This is full of gigantic fish and overall Anglesey Sea Zoo is home to an incredible 150 species of marine life.
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You cannot go far in Wales before you see some sort of castle dominating the landscape and one of the country’s most imposing and exciting castles has to be Caerphilly Castle. This majestically grand castle is an outstanding verification to Wales’ turbulent medieval times and an ideal tourist attraction.
Touring through Wales in a caravan can be a great way to discover some of these fascinating attractions and, being a ‘caravanning paradise’ you are never too far away from a one of the many caravan sites in Wales.
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