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Some of The Best Places To Visit In Wales This Summer

Here's a list of some of the most glorious, jaw dropping places in Wales that you should visit this Summer. Let's go....

NO. 1 Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal Dare you cross it? And can you do it without looking down? You can walk across Pontcysyllte, or save your legs and take a leisurely boat ride. But there's one thing you have to take with you. A camera. The views are something else.

NO. 2

Glyncorrwg Ponds

Set amidst the 9,000 acres of the Afan Forest Park ‑ the Glyncorrwg Ponds and the surrounding countryside make a great day out for the whole family. If you're a Walkers, there are a wide range of waymarked trails which criss‑cross the valleys and hillsides, providing wonderful panoramas views. You can also try out mountain biking, trout fishing, coarse fishing, and canoeing.

NO. 3

Mynydd Parys

Parys Mountain is one of Anglesey’s must‑visit locations! You can walk around the weird landscape of the ancient copper mine at Parys Mountain. A sight not to be missed is the spectacular Great Opencast – shaped by miners using nothing more than picks, shovels and gunpowder! There is a level walk around the top of the Great Opencast and a viewing area with a stunning panorama that shows off the excavation’s amazing colours ‑ an artist’s palette of reds, oranges, pinks, browns, purples, blacks, greens, yellows, and greys.

NO. 4

Blue Lake

THERE’S A HIDDEN LAKE IN Snowdonia National Park, guarded by towering crags. Only those who stumble upon the tunnel built into the hillside or abseil the cliffs can access the water, which is remarkable for its rich blue color. This is an adventure and a half....

NO. 5

Cenarth Falls

The Cenarth Falls is a cascade of waterfalls just upstream of the road bridge in the village of Cenarth in Ceredigion, bordering Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire. Cracking place for some salmon spotting.

NO. 6

Blue Lagoon St David's West Wales

Abereiddi’s Blue Lagoon is world‑class for watersports, but its rugged rocks and ruins still hint at the area’s industrial past. would you jump ?

NO. 7

Melin Llynon

Melin Llynnon, or Llynnon Mill, is a gristmill located on the outskirts of the village of Llanddeusant on the island of Anglesey. It is the only surviving working windmill in Wales. On the site you can enjoy the most creative, elegant cakes, gin and homemade chocolate.

NO. 8

Rhaeadr Fawr (Aber Falls)

The stunning Aber Falls, near the village of Abergwyngregyn, is a well known destination in the Snowdonia National Park. You can take the walk up to Aber Falls and beyond into the Carneddau or pop to Aberfalls distillery for a gin or try their new whisky.

NO. 9

St Nons Chapel and Well

Though all that remains of St Non’s Chapel is a few crumbling walls of uncertain date, it is nevertheless a significant holy and cultural site. Its location, on the edge of Wales along one of the most stunning stretches of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, adds to the chapel’s spiritual charge. Said to be the 6th‑century birthplace of the patron saint of Wales, St David, it is named after his mother, and remains a place of pilgrimage to this day. The views thou.

NO. 10

Ynyslas Sand Dunes

Ynyslas has three stunning miles of golden beach stretching from Borth in the south to the sand dunes in the north. It is a majestic spot for walking, picnics and windsurfing.


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