Lonely Planet one of the most recognised travel media specialists have released their latest title, the Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist which features the very best of Britain’s unmissable destinations. Each entry gives a taste of what to expect, plus practical advice for planning a trip.

They have placed Pembrokeshire Coast National Park in the top 10 of their list and described it as “one of the very best experiences offering staggering beauty, adventure and a wonderful escape”.

The park covers 612 square kilometres where visitors can learn about the history of the castles, forts and churches, take in the breathtaking views along the Coastal Path or enjoy the many species of wildlife found in the park. Also judged by National Geographic as being the second best coastal destination in the World, there is certainly a lot of praise for the area in West Wales. The West of Wales offers a wide variety of team building and incentive ideas for your corporate groups, you can find out more on our South West Wales conferences and events page.

Many of the other Welsh attractions on the Lonely Planet list offer incentive and team building opportunities as well as others offering conference and event spaces too including Portmeirion, the Principality Stadium and Adventure Parc Snowdonia.

Portmeirion
Side view of the Welsh Highland Railway steam train
Adventure Parc Snowdonia from above
Portmeirion, the Welsh Highland Railway steam train and Adventure Parc Snowdonia

The full list is below, with their ranking showing in brackets.

1. (10) Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

2. (45) Snowdon

3. (47) Gower Peninsula

4. (48) Principality Stadium

5. (59) Skomer Island

6. (64) Tryfan mountain

7. (79) Coasteering in Pembrokeshire

8. (93) St David's Cathedral

9. (104) Hay Fesitval

10. (106) Portmeirion

11. (123) Brecon Beacons National Park

12. (127) Cambrian Mountains

13. (135) Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

14. (137) Coed-y-Brenin Forest Park

15. (144) Drive from Llanidloes to Machynlleth

16. (148) Tenby

17. (152) Beaumaris

18. (159) St Fagans National Museum of History

19. (171) Black Mountains

20. (184) Llyn y Fan Fach

21. (185) Barafundle Bay

22. (187) Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways

23. (214) Powis Castle and Garden

24. (232) Porth Neigwl / Hell's Mouth Beach

25. (249) Aberystwyth

26. (259) Rhossili Bay

27. (261) National Botanic Garden of Wales

28. (266) The Mumbles

29. (289) World Bog Snorkelling Championships

30. (300) Caernarfon Castle

31. (311) Tintern Abbey

32. (327) Zip World Slate Caverns

33. (370) Conwy

34. (382) Crickhowell

35. (383) Adventure Parc Snowdonia

36. (394) Whole Earth Man V Horse Marathon

37. (397) Ty Coch Inn

38. (416) Llandudno

39. (430) Carreg Cennen castle

41. (434) Aberaeron

42. (435) Royal Welsh Show

43. (436) Plas Newydd, Anglesey

44. (469) Erddig

45. (481) Blaenavon

46. (484) Smallest house in GB, Conwy

47. (495) Braich-y-Pwll

 

Published: 19 September 2019

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