Places to Visit in South Wales
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South Wales Coast | Wales

Visit Wales and explore the beautiful South Wales Cities and Coast, UK. Take a walk on the Gower Peninsula or the Glamorgan Heritage Coast, book a romantic weekend away or a luxurious city break.

South Wales in the UK offers everything you need for that perfect weekend break or Welsh holiday experience. If you’re visiting South Wales for a sporting event at the Millennium Stadium and looking for a place to stay, or fancy a weekend getaway in Swansea and the stunning Gower Peninsula then Show Me Wales has it all!

Dog friendly beaches and accommodation are found all over South Wales. The cities of Wales aren’t just centred on this region but you may also like to visit St David’s, Pembrokeshire which is the smallest city in the world! If you’re looking for things to do then check out our ‘things to do in South Wales’ interactive map of Wales below.

The South Wales city breaks are not like your London Breaks or typical UK short breaks. You’ll find lots to do and places to visit. No trip to Cardiff would be complete without a look around the Cardiff Castle and if you’re a Dr Who fan then check out the famous Dr Who Experience attraction in Cardiff Bay.

Stay in one of the many Cardiff spa hotels and If you’re looking for great deals on flights then check out the last minute flights straight into Cardiff airport.

Swansea City is famous for its beautiful Mumbles area and Gower Peninsula, but if you’re looking for a bit of nightlife then take a wander down to Wind Street, this is where you’ll now find a concentration of pubs clubs and restaurants.

If you’re a golfing fan visiting Wales then you’ll already be familiar with the Welsh city of Newport. Home to the Celtic Manor Resort where, in 2010, they hosted the Ryder cup and in 2014, Celtic Manor played host to the 2014 NATO summit.

Neath, Port Talbot and Porthcawl are lovely historic areas. Find hotels and holiday cottages available.

The South East section of the Wales Coastal Path covers the full length of South Wales Cities and Coast region from Chepstow through to Swansea.

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Visit Wales and explore the beautiful South Wales Cities and Coast, UK. Take a walk on the Gower Peninsula or the Glamorgan Heritage Coast, book a romantic weekend away or a luxurious city break.

South Wales in the UK offers everything you need for that perfect weekend break or Welsh holiday experience. If you’re visiting South Wales for a sporting event at the Millennium Stadium and looking for a place to stay, or fancy a weekend getaway in Swansea and the stunning Gower Peninsula then Show Me Wales has it all!

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Events in South Wales

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Sat 18 Feb - Wed 31 Jan Bacon to Doig: Modern Masterpieces at National Museum Cardiff
Sat 25 Mar - Sun 2 Apr Cardiff Children’s Literature Festival at Cardiff
Wed 22 Feb - Wed 25 Oct Conservation in Action at Tredegar House and Park
Mon 27 Mar David Starkey: Henry VIII at Swansea Grand Theatre

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Beaches in South Wales

Llantwit Major Beach (Cwm Colugh Beach)

Llantwit Major

Llantwit Major/Cwm Colhugh Beach is great for surfing and coastal walks all year round. The Wales Coast Path joins up with the beach and offers some amazing walks and views.

 
 

Museums & Exhibitions

Porthcawl Museum

Porthcawl

The museum has many collections on offer, including the 49th Reconnaissance Regiment, Samtampa Disaster 1947, Porthcawl Railway and archaeological finds and records from local churches.