Incorporating a shoreline that takes in the Celtic Sea, St George’s Channel and the Irish Sea, West Wales is a coastal dream, with numerous pretty fishing villages, ancient seaside towns and historic places of interest. Visit St Davids - Britain’s smallest city and the final resting place of Saint David, explore the Pembrokeshire National Park, the UK’s only coastal National Park, and walk along the miles of sandy beaches.
Why visit West Wales?
The area of West Wales encompasses the coastal counties of Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Cardiganshire so, if you crave the sea on your holidays, it’s an ideal destination for you. There’s also much history to be enjoyed, with castles, museums and authentic mines offering up a glimpse of Welsh pasts.
Things to do in West Wales:
The beaches are some of the best in the UK, with excellent surf on offer at many, while the area is also home to some of the prettiest castles in Wales. It’s also home to the second city of Swansea, where you can enjoy its vast range of cafes, pubs, restaurants, bars and shops.
Why stay in a West Wales cottage?
Our selection of self-catering properties allow you the perfect base to get out and explore the West Wales coast. Whether you’re looking for somewhere dog-friendly, a romantic bolthole right by the sea, or something larger for the whole family, we’ve got the accommodation to suit your needs.
Three must see things in West Wales:
There’s nowhere quite like beautiful Tenby, where multicoloured rows of houses sit overlooking the beautiful harbour beach.
For serene surroundings, head to Pembroke Castle - an enormous oval castle surrounded by a lovely pond.
Visit the National Trust's small 18th century Welsh gentry estate Llanerchaeron in Ceredigion.