Standing in the turret atop King’s Tower, one has a bird’s-eye view of the Medieval walled town of Conwy. The tower is one of eight in Conwy Castle, which dominates…
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From Caernarfon to Pembroke, Wales is home to more castles per square mile than anywhere in the world. These are CNN Travel’s picks of the most beautiful.
A MAGIC tour bus, jesters, 19th century warfare and traditional Welsh music are just some of the activities on offer at north Wales castles.
From nature, beaches, and castles to legends and whimsical places, there is much to enjoy in North Wales.
North Wales is a land of stunning coastal scenes, brooding castles and outdoor adventures. It’s also rich in historic attractions, culture and fine local foods, yet it’s still an unsung destination. This means fewer crowds for you. To help you plan the perfect trip, here are some of the best things to do in North Wales, along with a North Wales itinerary you can follow. Things to do in North Wales North Wales is small. You could cross the whole thing in two hours, but why would you want to?
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No matter your age, castles never lose their appeal. Maybe it’s that there’s a child living in all of us that is perpetually enamoured of massive stone and wood buildings made to withstand armies in ages past. Perhaps it’s that there’s a romantic allure to the fortresses that were home to knights and kings throughout …
RIVERSIDE Business Park, one of Conwy’s premier commercial locations, is home to a wide variety of organisations, including professional service…
You can easily visit Conwy for an extended period – Conwy attractions include the medieval Conwy Castle in Wales, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Conwy Town Walls. Among the other things to do in Conwy include the smallest house Conwy (the smallest house in Britain and the Bodnant Gardens National Trust.
RESIDENTS in a Welsh village say that a local road should be officially known as the steepest in the world. At its steepest, the street called Ffordd Pen Llech has a calf-busting 36% gradient. But …
Our lovely guide at the tour office aboard Marina asked me three times; “How do you pronounce this name, please?” Her Greek voice was simply incapable of forming the word ‘Caernafon…
The Lake District is the latest British spot to be granted World Heritage status by the UN’s cultural agency. Here are some of our other favourites.
The UK is a nation with a proud and rich history so it’s no wonder it’s home to so many Unesco World Heritage sites, chosen for their cultural, historical or scientific significance.
We round up our favourite spots in the UK from the 31 that have gained Unesco recognition.
1. Forth Bridge
The Forth Bridge is one of the world’s longest cantilever bridges, connecting Edinburgh and Fife by rail.
The bridge itself, which opened in 1890, is a breathtaking site and the view from the bridge over the River Forth is spectacular.
It’s well worth the train ride.
2. Lake District
Unesco says that the hills and lakes in North West England “exhibit an extraordinary beauty and harmony”, and we couldn’t agree more.
Rustic stone walls, rugged hills and tranquil water – what could be more relaxing?
Liverpool gained world heritage status thanks to its history as a major port.
Take in the views from Albert Dock and see the spots where history was made.