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 It’s a living thing Children can make history at one of our brilliant living history museums. Gay Wales: where to stay The door’s open everywhere in Wales, but here are a few places we like. Gay Wales: where to stay The door’s open everywhere in Wales, but here are a few places we like. Wales' must-ride trails From riverside rides to thrilling forest trails, Wales is a great place to bring your bike. North Wales attractions Where to go and what to see during your adventure across the lands and seas of North Wales. Wild winter in the north Ravens, choughs, baby seals – and hundreds of thousands of wintering birds.