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A lighthouse on a rocky peninsula against a dark blue sea and sky

Live views from around Wales 

Chill Cymru brings you a selection of slow-TV-style live views and ASMR sounds from around Wales.

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Search for places to stay, things to do, and things to see in Wales

Find out about the regions of Wales: dramatic North Wales; rolling Mid Wales; the coastal West; and the urban South.

Castell Dolbadarn,

North Wales

The epic landscapes of North Wales are alive with action, and a rich, distinctive culture. Find World Heritage, one of Europe’s oldest living languages, and the UK’s best adventure. Within the region of North Wales you'll find Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd, Wrexham and Ynys Môn (the Isle of Anglesey).

Landscape of the attractions at Cardiff Bay seen from the water.

South Wales

Home to Cardiff, the young and creative capital city, South Wales is a hub of sporting events and Welsh culture. Discover coastal hikes, vibrant communities and the serenity of the Wye Valley. Within the region of South Wales you'll also find Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Merthyr, Monmouthshire, Newport, Torfaen, RCT, and the Vale of Glamorgan.

dam and resevoir.

Mid Wales

Mid Wales is the green heart of Wales. The clear seas, bright harbours and hidden coves of the Ceredigion coastline give way to red kite-filled skies, busy market towns and dramatic hill walks. Within the region of Mid Wales you'll find Ceredigion and Powys.

Aerial view of a harbour, two beaches and pastel coloured houses.

West Wales

Cultural and coastal West Wales is home to our second city, Swansea. Ancient legends inspire contemporary creativity – and colourful seaside villages lead to some of the UK's best beaches. Within the region of West Wales you'll find Carmarthenshire, Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire, and Swansea.

Fabulous Welsh food and drink along The Wales Way

Action packed itineraries, Discover Wales by trails

History and heritage trails