Sights & Attractions in South Wales


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Name Category Location
5 Cwmdonkin Drive
Dylan Thomas was born in this suburban Edwardian...
Houses / Mansions Swansea
Abergavenny Castle
Built early in the 11th century, this castle...
Castles / Palaces Abergavenny
Big Pit: National Coal Museum
For hundreds of years, South Wales has been...
Museums / Galleries, Industrial Sites, Tours Abergavenny
Blaenavon Ironworks
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the 1789 Blaenavon...
Industrial Sites Abergavenny
Brecon Beacons National Park
About 5 miles southwest of Brecon you encounter...
Parks Cardiff
Brecon Cathedral
Modest on the outside but surprisingly...
Religious Sites Cardiff
Caerphilly Castle
One of the largest and most impressive...
Castles / Palaces Cardiff
Cardiff Bay
Perhaps the most potent symbol of Cardiff's...
Neighborhoods / Streets Cardiff
Cardiff Castle
A higgledy-piggledy mishmash of styles, from...
Castles / Palaces Cardiff
Carreg Cennen Castle
On the edge of Brecon Beacons National Park,...
Castles / Palaces Cardiff
Castell Coch
Perched on a hillside is this fairy-tale castle....
Castles / Palaces Cardiff
Dylan Thomas Centre
Situated on the banks of the Tawe close to the...
Arts / Performance Venues Swansea
Egypt Centre
A substantial collection of ancient Egyptian...
Museums / Galleries Swansea
Gower Peninsula
This peninsula, which stretches westward from...
Viewpoints, Scenic Drives Swansea
Llandaff Cathedral
In a suburb that retains its village feeling, you...
Religious Sites Cardiff
Maritime Quarter
Swansea was extensively bombed during World War...
Neighborhoods / Streets Swansea
Millennium Stadium
The modern, 72,000-seat stadium beside the River...
Sports Venues Cardiff
National Botanic Garden of Wales
This 568-acre, 18th-century estate is dotted with...
Gardens / Arboretums Swansea
National Museum Cardiff
At this splendid museum, you can learn about the...
Museums / Galleries Cardiff
National Show Caves of Wales
This underground cave system was discovered by...
Cave Cardiff
National Waterfront Museum
Housed in a construction of steel, slate, and...
Museums / Galleries Swansea
Neath Abbey
Built in the 12th century, this abbey was, in its...
Religious Sites Swansea
Topped by a distinctive redbrick clock tower, the...
Museums / Galleries Cardiff
Raglan Castle
Impressively complete from the front,...
Castles / Palaces Abergavenny
The Regimental Museum of the Royal Welsh
The military exhibits here span centuries of...
Museums / Galleries Cardiff
St. Fagans National History Museum
On 100 acres of gardens, this excellent open-air...
Museums / Galleries Cardiff
St. Mary's Vale
These ancient woodlands are at their best in...
Forests Abergavenny
Swansea Market
Swansea's covered market, part of Quadrant...
Markets / Bazaars Swansea
Swansea Museum
Founded in 1841, this museum contains a quirky...
Museums / Galleries Swansea
A large science-discovery center for children,...
Museums / Galleries Cardiff
Tintern Abbey
Literally a stone's throw from the English...
Religious Sites Abergavenny
Tretower Court
A rare surviving example of a fortified medieval...
Houses / Mansions Abergavenny
Wales Millennium Centre
Inviting comparisons to Bilbao's Guggenheim,...
Arts / Performance Venues Cardiff


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