Welcome to the Year of Discovery.
2019 is the Year of Discovery. So dive in and let your own unique experience of Wales wash over you. Because this is a country overflowing
with wonder. For the thrill seekers there’s coasteering on the Atlantic-battered rocks of Pembrokeshire, or 100 mph madness on the world’s fastest zip line in Bethesda. For the more sedate in mood, there are over 600 castles to explore (a more concentrated collection of turrets, baileys and moats cannot be found anywhere in the world).
Go high across the Cambrian Mountains and elevated fortresses of Harlech and Carreg Cennen, or low beside the seals and dolphins that pop up for a breather along the coastal cliff walks way out west. Artistic souls can invoke the poetry of Dylan Thomas with a gentle stroll into that good night in Laugharne, or choose from seven National Museums, including the capital’s collection of Impressionist painting – the largest in the world outside of Paris. Lovers of music are spoiled with gigs, concerts and events at an array of live venues - summer spectaculars include Green Man, set in the evocative Brecon Beacons, and the Cerys Matthews-curated Good Life Experience held at the Hawarden Estate in Flintshire.
Helping you chart your path through these wonders is The Wales Way, our exhilarating trio of national touring routes. The rugged North Wales Way begins with the awe-inspiring island of Anglesey, and sends you on a journey through history in the UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring 13th century town walls and castles built by Edward I. Alternatively, trek along The Cambrian Way, and follow the spine of Wales between Llandudno and Cardiff. Finally is the Coastal Way, which offers views that will refresh your soul.
If you just want to just stop, stand still and soak it all in – there’s no more peaceful place to do it. This is Wales. Discover your epic here.