Sights & Attractions in South Wales

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Name Category Location
 
Abergavenny Castle
Built early in the 11th century, this castle witnessed a tragic...
Castles / Palaces Abergavenny
 
Big Pit: National Coal Museum
For hundreds of years, South Wales has been famous for its mining...
Museums / Galleries, Industrial Sites, Tours Abergavenny
 
Blaenavon Ironworks
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the 1789 Blaenavon Ironworks traces...
Industrial Sites Abergavenny
 
Brecon Beacons National Park
About 5 miles southwest of Brecon you encounter mountains and...
Parks Cardiff
 
Caerphilly Castle
One of the largest and most impressive fortresses in Wales, Caerphilly...
Castles / Palaces Cardiff
 
Cardiff Bay
Perhaps the most potent symbol of Cardiff's 21st-century rebirth...
Neighborhoods / Streets Cardiff
 
Cardiff Castle
A higgledy-piggledy mishmash of styles, from austere Norman keep...
Castles / Palaces Cardiff
 
Carreg Cennen Castle
On the edge of Brecon Beacons National Park, about 30 miles west...
Castles / Palaces Cardiff
 
Castell Coch
Perched on a hillside is this fairy-tale castle. The turreted...
Castles / Palaces Cardiff
 
Dylan Thomas Centre
Situated on the banks of the Tawe close to the Maritime Quarter...
Arts / Performance Venues Swansea
 
Gower Peninsula
This peninsula, which stretches westward from Swansea, was the...
Viewpoints, Scenic Drives Swansea
 
National Botanic Garden of Wales
This 568-acre, 18th-century estate is dotted with lakes, fountains...
Gardens / Arboretums Swansea
 
National Museum Cardiff
At this splendid museum, you can learn about the story of Wales...
Museums / Galleries Cardiff
 
National Waterfront Museum
Housed in a construction of steel, slate, and glass grafted onto...
Museums / Galleries Swansea
 
Pierhead
Topped by a distinctive redbrick clock tower, the Victorian Gothic...
Museums / Galleries Cardiff
 
Raglan Castle
Impressively complete from the front, majestically ruined within...
Castles / Palaces Abergavenny
 
St. Mary's Vale
These ancient woodlands are at their best in fall, but a beautiful...
Forests Abergavenny
 
Techniquest
A large science-discovery center for children, Techniquest has...
Museums / Galleries Cardiff
 
Tintern Abbey
Literally a stone's throw from the English border, Tintern is...
Religious Sites Abergavenny
 
Wales Millennium Centre
Inviting comparisons to Bilbao's Guggenheim, Cardiff's main arts...
Arts / Performance Venues Cardiff
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