Striking Images That Will Make You Want to Visit Wales Now

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This beautiful country isn’t a destination you hear discussed very often, but seeing these images are sure to make you want to visit Wales now. Pictured above, Ty Hwnt I’r Bont, or the House Beyond the Bridge, is a 15th-century cottage in Conwy Valley that serves as a tea room in addition to being one of the most photographed building in North Wales.

The Fairy Glen, Conwy


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The Fairy Glen is a secluded gorge on the River Conwy, There are numerous walks in the area that will bring you to places like the Fairy Falls as well as the chance to view a significant population of rare ferns and lichens as well as gorgeous flowering plants like early purple orchid.

Skomer Island

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Located just off the Pembrokeshire Coast, Skomer Island offers spectacular scenery as well as the chance to view all types of bird life, including puffins as the home of the largest Atlantic puffin colony in southern Britain, and about half the world’s population of Max shearwaters nest here too.

Pistyll Rhaeadr, Powys

Pistyll Rhaeadr, Powys

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One of the Seven Wonders of Wales, Pistyll Rhaeadr is the highest waterfall in England and Wales at 240-feet high. Visitors have been returning generation after generation to take in the almost magical presence felt here.

Conwy Castle


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Wales is home to a practically endless number of magnificent castles, including Conwy Castle, a medieval fortification on the north coast. It was built by Edward I between 1283 and 1289.