Jude Rogers and her son do like to be by the seaside. Rhyl and Prestatyn give them two joyful, old-fashioned days of bright lights, rides, trains, boats and sea creatures, – plus some of North Wales' new delights – and memories to cherish. Read on to discover what they got up to.
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.
The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) is a world-renowned eco-centre near Machynlleth, Mid Wales. Rob Bullen, CAT's marketing officer, tells us why it's such a special place and how its work is literally changing the future.
From Ceridwen the enchantress who cooked up magic in her cauldron of transformation, to the new microbreweries creating equally charmed drinks, Wales has a long and proud history of brewing. We've asked beer expert Emma Inch to select some of her favourite Welsh craft ales from across Wales. So, take a tour of both ancient and modern and explore the country through one of our favourite drinks.
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.
With over 800 miles of coastline, Wales offers watery excitement for kids of all ages. Travel writer Jeremy Head, wife Karen and 8 year old son Joe spent a day exploring the Menai Strait between Anglesey and North Wales at the Plas Menai National Outdoor Centre