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Folly Farm

Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo is one of the top paid-for visitor attractions in Wales and winner of the Best Family Day Out in Pembrokeshire. Located near Tenby in the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside, Folly Farm offers affordable fun days out for the whole family. There are six ...read more

National Botanic Garden of Wales

Set in the beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside, the Garden is a fascinating blend of the modern and historic. Here you’ll find an inspiring range of themed gardens, the world’s largest single-span glasshouse, play areas and a national nature reserve, all set in a Regency landscape which ...read more

Mwnt Beach

Mwnt is a sheltered sandy cove, owned by the National Trust and although it is off the beaten track it is very popular in the summer. Perfect for families, it offers safe bathing, rock pools to play in and the chance to spot seals and bottle-nosed dolphins in the bay. Birdwatchers may see Chough, ...read more

Barafundle Beach

Barafundle has been voted many times as one of the best beaches in Britain and if you take the half mile walk down the cliff path from the National Trust car park at Stackpole Quay you will see what makes it so popular. A secluded bay backed by sand dunes and pine trees with limestone cliffs at ...read more

Llangrannog Beach

Llangrannog beach is a sheltered, sandy bay known as ‘Traeth y Pentref’ – the village beach. It is popular with families and surfers and is a great place to relax and watch for dolphins out at sea. There is a distinctive rock on the shore called ‘Carreg Bica’ which according to legend ...read more

Tenby Castle Beach

Accessed from the harbour or down a steep flight of steps off The Paragon, this lovely, sandy beach, sheltered by cliffs can disappear altogether at high tide. The boats to Caldey Island leave from Castle Beach at low tide when the harbour is dry. Car parking: The multi-storey car park is ...read more

National Wetland Centre, Llanelli

The National Wetland Centre stretches over 450 acres on the Burry Inlet and is a magnificent mosaic of lakes, pools and lagoons. It is home to numerous species as diverse as dragonflies and Little Egrets. There are hundreds of ducks, geese, swans and flamingos to see as you wander the landscaped ...read more

Aberystwyth Cliff Railway

Climb aboard the Aberystwyth Cliff Railway for breathtaking views over the seaside town of Aberystwyth and the surrounding West Wales landscape. Gaze down the steep slope to the sea as the carriages are hauled up to the summit of Constitution Hill. Opened in 1896 and operated on a water balance ...read more

Tenby South Beach

Tenby South Beach is a two mile stretch of golden sand, between St Catherine's Island and Giltar Point. Backed by sand dunes it leads to Tenby Golf Club, the oldest established golf course in Wales and looks out toward Caldey Island. The beach can get busy close to the town and harbour but ...read more

Pendine Sands

Pendine sands is a flat 7 mile long beach in Carmarthen Bay and is well known as the site where Malcolm Campbell and J.G. Parry-Thomas set the world land speed record five times between 1924 and 1927. The beach stretches from Gilman Point in the west to Laugharne Sands in the east. It is a ...read more

Heatherton Sports Country Park

Heatherton Sports Country Park is open all year as an 'All Weather Attraction' with most activities under cover. Admission to the theme park is free, we operate a credit pass system, pay as you play or pre booked packages. You can also use our new gift vouchers This provides unique tailored days ...read more

Pembrey Country Park

Pembrey Country Park boasts 202 hectares of glorious parkland and one of the longest beaches in Wales, Cefn Sidan. It offers excellent family attractions including horse riding, dry ski slope, toboggan run, train rides on the miniature steam locomotives, pitch and putt, adventure playground, picnic ...read more

Penbryn Beach

Penbryn beach is owned by the National Trust. The beach is almost a mile in length and the absence of any buildings or commercial development make it one of the most unspoilt on the Ceredigion coast. The car park is at Llanborth farm and from here visitors can walk down the lane (about 400 ...read more

Tresaith Beach

Tresaith is set in a small sheltered sandy bay named after the River Saith which tumbles over the cliffs onto the beach. It is an ideal beach for families with golden sand, safe swimming and rock pools. The beach has a slipway which makes it a popular beach for sailing. There is a second beach ...read more

Manor Wildlife Park

Anna Ryder Richardson's Wild Welsh Zoo has something for everyone! Experience close-up meetings with endangered animals from all over the world. Meet TV stars Steve and Lisa, Tommy the Tapir and his new mate Rio. Yumusak the Bactrian camel is now a year old already! With its mobs of ...read more

The Dinosaur Park

Over 30 Dinosaurs await you at the Dinosaur Park. Deep in the woodlands and through the swamps you will be in for a few surprises and hear some very strange noises! There are exciting rides for all - Walk on water on the Bubble Ride, Wizz around in the Disco Boats, Bounce as high as you can on ...read more

Tenby North Beach

North Beach is a long, sheltered and safe beach with golden sand and the pinnacle of Goskar rock sticking out in the middle. The view along the beach towards Tenby harbour is one of the most photographed views in Wales. The beach is overlooked by Tenby town and promenade and has lovely views over ...read more

Aberporth Beach

Aberporth is a small but bustling village resort on the Ceredigion Marine Heritage Coast, 10 miles south of New Quay. Its two beaches sit between the rocky headlands of Trecregyn and Fathgarreg, separated by a smaller rocky outcrop. The beaches are safe and sandy with rock pools and a small ...read more

Broad Haven Beach

Broad Haven beach is a paradise for children of all ages, families, watersports enthusiasts and walkers and it is one of the finest and safest beaches in Pembrokeshire. It has a huge expanse of sand at low tide providing space for everyone. There are cliffs on both sides of the beach, numerous ...read more

New Quay Honey Farm

New Quay Honey Farm has an indoor live bee exhibition, the largest of its kind in Wales. Bees can be seen working in a variety of natural habitats and also in man-made hives which open to show the mysteries of the bees' nest. All these displays can be viewed behind glass in complete safety. There ...read more
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