Southern Wales has a lot to offer whether you are looking for a
city break, relaxing on the beach or a more adventurous action
packed activity holiday we have it all!
For such a small area, only around 75km (46.5 miles) east to
west and around 50km(30 miles) from North to South, Southern
Wales certainly fits a lot in. Spectacular countryside, a
National Park and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a
We are immensely proud of our rich history and culture,
which can been seen throughout our many castles and
museums, and of our ancient
language which you can try out for yourself.
Above all else though, we are proud of our friendliness and
welcome that we offer visitors. Why not drop by and
experience it for yourself.
Stretching from the dunes of Merthyr Mawr to Kenfig, the coastal area is a spectacular mix of rugged cliffs, golden sandy beaches, pretty little towns and villages and some rather unusual events.
Within Cardiff you'll find unique attractions, top class entertainment and quality shopping with a difference - all within walking distance.
Home to the Blaenavon World Heritage site and the award winning Big Pit National Coal Museum.
Where industrial heritage gives way to majestic mountains
An Area of Outstanding Beauty, famous for its stunning scenery, plethora of castles and some trully delicious food and drink.
A mix of rugged countryside, historic attractions and exciting new developments.
Home to big castles, challenging mountian biking trails and 400 year old manor houses.
Explore the rolling hills, market towns and beautiful coast of the Vale of Glamorgan
Discover the true heart of the Valleys in this hidden corner of Southern Wales
Newport is a city with a surprising history. It all started with the Romans, continued through the centuries with wealthy aristocrats and continues to make history in modern times through being the first Welsh city to host the Ryder Cup. See it for yourself.
One of the biggest events in the UK foodie calendar, with 200 exhibitors from Wales and further afield, a food Academy for children with hands-on workshops and a rolling programme of chef demonstrations.
Throughout the year, throughout the region there is always a special event happening
somewhere in Southern Wales and as you'd expect, there's loads of great events coming
up over the coming months.
You can search for more details and other events by using our search engine on the
This modern hotel boasts a range of rooms including standard and superior rooms and suites
Across the region you will find a wide variety of accommodation ranging from luxurious
5 star hotels, including Newport's Celtic Manor Resort to small family run B&B's
deep in the glorious countryside.
If you would rather be left to your own devices there are numerous self catering
properties as well as plenty of camp sites for those who want to get back to nature.
Dare you take on “Y Mynydd” – one of the toughest mountain biking tracks in Europe
Compact and easily accessible South East Wales is only 2 hours from London. Situated
on the western side of Britain, the region has excellent transport links include
an International airport, rail and ferry links.
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