Wales is often overlooked by travelers to the United Kingdom. This means you can savor its coastline, castles and cities with fewer tourists around. Enjoy this pictorial tour of South and North Wales.
23 imagesThis small town in northwest Wales has the country’s largest medieval castle and surrounding wall, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Come see where English royalty becomes the Prince of Wales before being crowned the monarch of the United Kingdom.
27 imagesWales’ capital city has a lot to offer, from a castle dating back to the Normans to a modern shopping and cultural district along the bay. History and architecture buffs will be as delighted as fans of the TV series Doctor Who.
10 imagesConwy is a coastal town in North Wales surrounded by a medieval wall and anchored by a massive, 13th century Edwardian castle. These UNESCO World Heritage Sites are the lure. Conwy’s scenery and activities will convince you to stay awhile.
17 imagesThe capital of South Wales is Cardiff, featured in the previous gallery. Nearby are two wonderful castles – one from the Middle Ages and the other a 19th century folly. You will also want to tour a Restoration mansion on a 90 acre estate.