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7 Best Places for First-Time Visitors to Wales 

So, you have finally matched the Irish Lottery latest numbers and won the big prize, or you’ve got your long-overdue pay raise and want to visit Wales for the first time. In this guide, we show ...

Mountain Biking In Wales
Top 7 Electric Mountain Bike Routes in Wales

With stunning landscapes, Wales has secured its status as one of the best mountain bike destinations in the UK. With so many routes to choose from, it can be hard to know where to head to first but we...

The Best Walks In Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire is a stunning corner of Wales. Known for its dramatic coastal landscapes, ancient castles, and charming villages, it’s home to the only coastal National Park in the UK. Pembrokeshi...

The Best Welsh Festivals In 2023

2022 was a year of comebacks for festivals in Wales. After a tough few years thanks to COVID, Welsh festivals are back. There are some fantastic festivals planned right across Wales for 2023. Whether ...

Luminate Winter Light Trail Arrives At The National Botanic Garden of Wales

The Luminate Winter Light Trail is coming to the National Botanic Garden of Wales for the very first time this year. With some amazing new lighting features, interactive light games, immersive music, ...

Welsh Christmas Gift Guide 2022

Is it just us, or does the black Friday madness start earlier and earlier every year? It’s boring — and it’s tough on independent businesses who can’t afford to offer big discounts...

The Best Beach Campsites in Wales

So, you’re planning a beach camping trip in Wales. Great decision! Wales is home to some of the most stunning scenery in Europe, making it an ideal destination for any camping enthusiast. Even b...

What’s On At Hawarden Estate This Summer?

A few weeks back we had the pleasure of being invited up to the Hawarden Estate. Why? To meet the team and hear more about the collection of events they have coming up this summer. You might remember ...

Antur Brew Co — New Brewery In The Brecon Beacons

Beer fan? We’ve got some great news for you. Wales has a brand new microbrewery, and it’s just opened its doors in Three Cocks on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Antur Brew C...

Short Film: RISE — Climbing In Dinorwig Quarry

Welsh adventure filmmakers Chris and Lee Thomas are back with a new short film featuring some of Wales’ most rugged environments. The film is set within an unforgiving environment — and the wa...

The Best Walks In The Brecon Beacons

Looking for the great Brecon Beacons walks? Welcome! You’re in the right place. The Brecon Beacons National Park is home to some of the great hikes and walks on offer in Wales. Some of the best ...

The Best Places to Eat in the Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons is rapidly becoming an amazing foodie destination. From cozy country pubs to excellent farm shops, there’s a bit of something for everyone. Hay on Wye recently picked up its f...

BBC Radio 6 Music Festival Is Coming To Cardiff

Cardiff is set to host the 2022 BBC Radio 6 Music Festival. The festival takes place from Friday 1st of April to Sunday 3rd of April across venues in the city center. It joins a number of other fantas...

5 Of The Best Unique Hotels In Wales

Looking for unique, boutique hotels in Wales? You’re in luck. Over the last few years, there have been some great venues popping up right across the country. From luxury hostels to wonderfully r...

Chris Knight’s 8 Tips For Beginner Solo Hikers

If you follow us over on Instagram, you’ll have no doubt seen some of Chris Knight’s (@ohwhatakinght_) epic photography featured on our feed. When his professional rugby career got cut sho...

8 Brilliant Travel And Adventure Books

There’s no better way to get inspired for your next adventure than in the depths of a good outdoors book. Below you’ll find a selection of some of our current favourites — and many have ...

Gear Review: Vango Banshee Pro 200 Tent

If you’ve been out and about camping in the UK over the last couple of years, chances are you’ve seen the Vango Banshee 200 tents knocking about. This tent has become a mainstay of adventu...

The Best Routes For Walking Pen Y Fan

Pen y Fan is the highest mountain in the Brecon Beacons. The mountain stands at 886m in height, making it a fairly straightforward walk, depending on how you approach it. There are Pen y Fan walks to ...

The Best Welsh Festivals In 2022

Looking for Welsh festivals in 2023? Check out our 2023 guide here.  There are a heap of great Welsh Festivals. If your festival itch needs scratching after the last couple of years, you’re in ...

Welsh Christmas Gift Guide 2021

It’s that time of year again! As always, we’re encouraging you to avoid the big brands and shop local this Christmas. When you shop small you put a smile on a business owner’s face ...

The Best Campsites in Wales

Planning a camping trip in Wales? Excellent choice. Wales has some incredible campsites, ranging from luxury glamping spots to wilderness getaways to beachside camping. Whether you’re hiking, bi...

How Many Castles Are There In Wales?

A country steeped in rich history, Wales is home to many amazing castles. Whether you’re looking for castles in north, south, east, or west Wales, there are plenty to choose from. Castles In Wal...

The Big Welsh Walk To Celebrate 50 Years Of The Offa’s Dyke Path

In partnership with National Trails, Ramblers Cymru are running a series of guided walks along Offa's Dyke. ...

Feature in the 2022 Discover Cymru Calendar

You can now pre-order the Discover Cymru Calendar 2022 here. 2022 will see us publish our sixth Discover Cymru calendar — and we’re aiming to raise more money than ever for our charity partner...

Bike Park Wales – The UK’s Best Mountain Bike Trails?

BikePark Wales is being hailed as one of the best locations for mountain biking in Wales (and the UK!). The project has been built up over five years by a team passionate about bringing the UK’s...

The Best Long Distance and Multi-Day Hikes in Wales 2023

When it comes to long-distance walks and hikes in Wales, there are some amazing routes to choose from. You can walk all the way around the country, walk it from end-to-end, and even tackle some of Wal...

The Best Airbnbs in Wales 2022

If you’re looking to get to know the real Wales (and you don’t fancy camping!) – Airbnb is a great place to start. Whether you’re looking for something quirky, beautiful or jus...

Exploring Carreg Cennen Castle, Dinefwr Castle and Llandeilo

If you’re looking to explore some amazing Castles in South-West Wales, then I’d highly recommend a visit to Carreg Cennen Castle and the surrounding area. There are three great ruins to explore in...

7 Amazing Places to Stay in Wales 2021

Whether you’re looking for a base for your next adventure, or want to find some accommodation that’s an adventure in itself, Wales has a whole lot to offer. A quick Google will show that t...

The Best Landscape Photographers on YouTube 2021

Need some landscape photography tips? YouTube has become an incredible resource for landscape photographers giving tutorials, inspiration and advice. So, we took to Instagram and our Facebook group to...