Wales is known best for its attractive beaches and great walking opportunities. The cottages in Wales also serve to populate these places.
However, Wales is still is a home to some great and attractive towns, though the world does not know much about them. It is all about making the most out of that Wales holiday, by getting to know more places and having something to write home about later! The following is a list of some beautiful and great towns in Wales.
Llandudno is the quintessential British seaside town. With a Victorian heritage and much of its classic style maintained throughout the years. It’s the perfect place to go to get a real feel for British life at the seaside.
The town sits at the top of North Wales, within easy reach of the island of Anglesey and is famous for its Great Orme – a cliff that towers over the seafront. There is a tram which takes you up to the top, where you can look down and over all of Llandudno.
Just south of Llandudno lies Conwy, a historic market town and close-knit community. While the town doesn’t sit directly on the coast, it looks over the River Conwy and has a distinct seaside-y feel to it.
Conwy Castle is a popular place for tourists. Although it now sits in ruins, you can still walk the battlements and have a look at what life was like in medieval Wales. There’s also the ever-popular Conwy Zoo which, while small, still has an incredible range of exotic animals and fearsome beasts.
If you’re visiting Snowdonia and want to reach the top of the famous peak, Betws-y-Coed is the starting point for any walk there. It is the closest train station and village to the mountain and there are regular, free buses that take you from the centre of town to the base point where you will begin your walk.
Once you’ve conquered Snowdon, head back to the village for a pint in one of the quaint pubs which line the street, or browse the curiosities at one of the many trinket shops.
If a day trip is out of the question for a trip to Wales, cottages are the perfect option for a home away from home while you explore the North Wales countryside and seaside towns.
There are so many to choose from, in a range of styles. Tradition reigns supreme in Wales, but there are also modern cottages with all the amenities you could ever need.
If you’re looking for the perfect holiday accommodation in North Wales, there’s a great guide of where to stay and what to do. Follow this link for all the best information.
Make sure you choose a town that is perfect for you, think about what it is that you want to get out of your Welsh holiday. Maybe you want a nice beach? Or a walking holiday? Or a city break.
It may be a small country but there’s no end of things to do and see in Wales!