South Wales

Home to our capital city, Cardiff, South Wales is a hub of Welsh culture, sport and entertainment. On a city break, you can sample our first-class shopping, museums and golf – and perhaps a match at the Millennium Stadium. The Wye Valley has gourmet dining and gorgeous scenery.

The Lower Wye Valley from the Eagle's Nest, Wyndcliffe
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Sun-dappled trails: Wye Valley AONB

With beautiful woodlands and lush riverside scenery that attracts artists and poets, the Wye Valley is an inspiring place for an active break.

Stepping stones across ford in front of Ogmore Castle ruins
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Glamorgan Heritage Coast

Explore the Vale of Glamorgan.

Millennium Centre
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Cardiff

Wales’ Capital city offers spectacular shopping, museums, dinning and entertainment.

Caerphilly Castle
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South Wales Valleys

Big green spaces perfect for walking and mountain biking.

Chepstow Castle
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Wye Valley & Vale of Usk

The Wye Valley & Vale of Usk have the most castles per square mile in Britain.

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Couple sampling cheese, Great British Cheese Festival
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Gourmet Heaven

Discover eight great food events in S.Wales.

Roath Park & Lake
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The Simpsons in Cardiff

Here’s how we think Cardiff would welcome The Simpsons, if they came on a trip to Wales.

Sali's children in the calving shed
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Down on the family farm

Writer Sali Hughes takes her family on an unforgettable trip to a working Monmouthshire farm.

Tintern Abbey
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Great days out around the summit

Road Tripper: Discover a fabulous range of things to do, just a short driving distance from the Vale of Usk, venue of the 2014 NATO Summit