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Find your epic…deep in the soul of Wales

St David’s Day 2017 marked the launch of our new TV advert and this year for Year of Legends we’re celebrating Wales’ epic past, present and future like never before. Evoking the spirit and storytelling of the past interwoven with the imagination and vision of the future, we’re bringing ancient legends to life with the aid of a familiar face. Take a look behind the scenes and explore the legends behind the ad.

Artist's impression of the slate cabin surrounded by hills

Legendary 2017 in Wales

Make sure your 2017 is legendary! Here's our guide to 20 epic events and celebrations that are happening in Wales this year. 

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UEFA Champions League

The UEFA Champions League Final kicks off in Cardiff on 3 June 2017

Image of a Gentleman's Afternoon Tea at Park Plaza Hotel in Cardiff

Alternative Fathers Day

Gentleman’s relish…! For papas with panache, check out these totally hip Father’s Day ideas.

Legends behind the advert

The Stories

The new Visit Wales TV add conjures up a cast of legendary names from Welsh folklore and history.

Framed scene from King Arthur: Legend of the Sword in front of Snowdonia landscape

Epic film locations

Wales is a backdrop for many epic film productions.

Luke Evans

TV Advert 2017

Advert for Visit Wales’ Year of Legends 2017 showcases Wales’ rich landscape and mythical legends.

Llyn Llydaw, Snowdonia

Behind the Scenes

Take an epic location, an amazing actor, and a supporting cast of legendary Welsh names.

Image of the EPIC sign in Betws-y-Coed


The latest location for our EPIC letters is revealed…catch  it  before it zips  off elsewhere! 

An image of Pennard Castle with the sun shining through the top part of the ruin

Legendary ambassadors

Who are the epic ambassadors for Visit Wales’ Year of Legends?

Beaumaris Castle

Our Epic Land

In 2017 we’re celebrating the epic past, present and future of Wales like never before.

Green Man sculpture

What's on

Check out our world-renowned events from arts to sports to food & drink.

Welsh Food Festival

Wales for your Clients

Everything to help organise your client’s visit.