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Welsh landscapes

Wales has many different landscapes which offer a range of activities and plenty of places to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

Year of the Sea - Our Epic Shores

In 2018 we’re inviting you to discover Wales’ epic shores. Our Year of the Sea will celebrate the coast, dramatic seascapes, and active inland waterways, all teeming with life, adventure and legend.

Welsh mountains
Shaped by the last Ice Age, some 10,000 years ago, Wales' landscape is mountainous. Find out about Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales and England and our other mountains...
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...
glass house with plants
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.
Wales' national parks
Wales may be a small country but we have three national parks: Pembrokeshire coast, Snowdonia and Brecon Beacons national parks.
Dark skies
There are many places to enjoy stargazing in Wales, including dark sky reserves.
Activities in Wales

We have a varied landscape in which to enjoy a huge range of activities and outdoor pursuits.