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Welsh landscapes

Glyder Fawr ridge, Snowdonia

Wales has many different landscapes and these offer a range of activities and plenty of places to relax.

Picture of Freshwater East, Pembrokeshire
Welsh beaches & coastline
Wales is a country that looks to the sea and wherever you go in Wales, you're rarely far from it. Take a look at some of our favourite beaches...
Picture of Glyder Fawr ridge, Snowdonia
Welsh mountains
Shaped by the last Ice Age, some 10,000 years ago, Wales' landscape is mountainous. Find out more about Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales and England...
Picture of Llyn Tegid, Gwynedd, Snowdonia
Welsh lakes and rivers
We've got 398 natural lakes in Wales, so it's no wonder that we enjoy our watersports. Learn more about our lakes, rivers and waterfalls...
Picture of Bodnant Garden
Gardens in Wales
There are more than 107,000 plant species in gardens throughout Wales. Have a look at some of our favourite public gardens to visit.
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Wales Coast Path
The Wales Coast Path is a world first; it’s currently the only country in the World to have a continuous coastal path stretching its entire length...
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Wales' national parks
Wales may be a small country but we have three national parks: Pembrokeshire coast, Snowdonia and Brecon Beacons national parks.
Fenws Venus Snowdonia (copyright Keith O’Brien)
Dark skies
There are many places to enjoy stargazing in Wales, including dark sky reserves.