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Wales' Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

Wales is a small country but there is so much beauty here. We have three national parks and five Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

Map of protected landscapes of Wales (copyright Greentraveller Limited)

Our AONBs offer some of the most exceptional scenery in the UK.

The Welsh Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty are:

They offer plenty of opportunities to see nature, take photographs, enjoy walking or just being outdoors. They’re superb places for holidays and days out. Our hills, rivers and coastal landscapes will simply blow you away!

AONBs are like are national parks, they are living and working areas whose landscapes, culture, flora and fauna are considered an asset to the nation. They are protection by law.

If you enjoy walking, cycling, sightseeing, watersports or wildlife-watching, you’ll love the Welsh AONBs. There are rolling hills, clean rivers and beaches to discover.

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