Brutal invasions, majestic castles, incredible landscapes, myths, legends and industrial works; the story of Wales is a captivating one.
Discovering some of the highlights of the The Coastal Way is easy using one of Britain's most scenic railway lines. Here's a short guide to some of the many things to see and do along the Cambrian Coast railway line.
Llangollen is well-loved for its International Eisteddfod, but there's even more to this beautiful riverside town aside from its world-renowned festival. Jude Rogers spends a few days out of season exploring the highlights of Llangollen.
After the Roman left Wales, the mighty kings and princes of Gwynedd ran the show. They battled furiously against invaders, neighbours and each other. They sometimes ruled all of Wales. Family dynasties rose and fell, like the ruined castles they left behind. Here’s a tribute to Wales’ greatest warlords.
There’s still gold in those Welsh hills, along with silver, copper, zinc and lead. Many of the old metal mines are full-blown attractions, while other are curious ruins in remote, beautiful places. Discover the precious metal mines in Wales you can visit.
Blaenavon’s industrial landscape is a living, breathing reminder of the time when Welsh coal powered the world’s industries. Read on for our local's guide to discovering the fascinating industrial history around this World Heritage Site.