05 January 2016 Wales announced in Rough Guides Top 10 Countries to visit in 2016 Wales has been named as one of the top ten countries to visit in the world by leading travel guide, Rough Guides. We beat both Kenya and Sri Lanka to be ranked number 8 in the list, thanks to our ‘extraordinary beauty and remarkably preserved historical sites’. The guide goes on to say ‘Culture vultures, foodies, festival junkies, adventurers, hikers and extreme sports enthusiasts will be spellbound here. Wales celebrates its “Year of Adventure” in 2016, and there’s no better time to explore one of the finest natural playgrounds in Europe’ Read Rough Guide's full article or find out more about The Year of Adventure Enjoy this? Share it with friends Related items Wales on Film Wales has been host to hundreds of films. Here are some of those scene-stealing performances. It’s a living thing Children can make history at one of our brilliant living history museums. Inland walking routes Exploring the heart of Wales with a series of accessible walks for all the family. Gay Wales: where to stay The door’s open everywhere in Wales, but here are a few places we like. Walks in North Wales Explore the soaring mountains and refreshing coastal walks of North Wales. Wales' must-ride trails From riverside rides to thrilling forest trails, Wales is a great place to bring your bike.