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About Wales

In this section, you will find information about Wales, including information about our history, Welsh food, our languages and the regions of Wales.

 

Our National Day is celebrated on 1 March every year.
Find out what Wales is like during our spring months – March to May
A year long celebration of the centenary of the birth of one of Wales' greatest writers, Dylan Thomas. With events in Wales and across the world.
Find out where we are and how to come visit us.
Find out some key facts and figures and learn more about our government, language, national symbols and where we are.
We've had a devolved Government since 1999.
With a strong musical heritage and a reputation for being the land of song, we’ve an ever evolving music scene.
Our country is a popular location for filming.
Learn about some Welsh traditions including lovespoons, Mari Lwyd and Plygain
Wales has two official languages, English and Welsh, find out more about the Welsh language here.
Scroll through the history of Wales in our interactive timeline and learn more about our castles, museums and St David, the patron saint of Wales.
Learn about our award winning cheeses, our Welsh mountain lamb and our whisky distilleries. Find out how to make some of our favourite Welsh dishes.
We're passionate about our sport in Wales, find out more about Rugby, Football and athletics in Wales.
Find out more about Welsh culture in our arts and literature section.
We're proud of our landscape because it offers us so many things to do. Find out more about our mountains, beaches, lakes, gardens and coastal path.
A quick overview of some of the highlights of our different regions and galleries of images from all over Wales.
Many happy returns 15 April 2014
blog:  Many happy returns
Bodnant Garden 11 April 2014
blog:  Bodnant Garden
Aberglasney Gardens 10 April 2014
blog:  Aberglasney Gardens
Chepstow Walking Weekend 9 April 2014
blog:  Chepstow Walking Weekend
Gardens in Wales: Dyffryn Gardens and Dyffryn House 9 April 2014
blog:  Gardens in Wales: Dyffryn Gardens and Dyffryn House
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