Things to do in South Wales


Exploring South Wales unveils a tapestry of history, culture, and natural beauty. Begin your journey in Cardiff, the vibrant capital, where Cardiff Castle stands as a testament to centuries of Welsh heritage. Immerse yourself in the fascinating exhibits of the National Museum Cardiff, showcasing art and history from Wales and beyond. Discover the enchanting ruins of Tintern Abbey nestled in the picturesque Wye Valley, a haven for walkers and nature lovers.

Journey to the majestic Brecon Beacons National Park for scenic hikes and outdoor adventures. Don't miss the charming town of Swansea, with its maritime heritage and stunning coastline, offering a true taste of South Wales' allure.

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Gnoll Country Park
Attraction
Free

Gnoll Country Park

230 acres of parkland. Voted the best picnic spot in Wales in 2010.

Dare Valley Country Park
Attraction
Free

Dare Valley Country Park

Welcome to 500 acres of countryside, walks, trails and family fun all within a mile of Aberdare.

Pennlergare Valley Woods
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Free

Pennlergare Valley Woods

At the height of its prosperity in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Penllergare estate was one of the great gardens of Britain.

Cardiff Ski and Snowboard Centre
Activity
Adults £15

Cardiff Ski and Snowboard Centre

Going away skiing? Picking up a new Hobby? Snowboarding with your friends? Fancy a thrilling tubing party? Get ready for the mountains!

Blackpill Lido
Activity
Free

Blackpill Lido

Spend a sunny afternoon with the family Swansea's very own outdoor water park.

Bryngarw Country Park
Attraction
Free

Bryngarw Country Park

Set in over 100 acres of parkland, Bryngarw Country Park is a glorious sanctuary for both people and wildlife alike.

Plantasia Tropical Zoo
Attraction
Adults £8.50

Plantasia Tropical Zoo

Crawl through the brush and come face to face with pythons and tarantulas. Dare to soar with the birds up in the canopy! Explore this magical world!

Cwmcarn Forest and Visitor Centre
Attraction
Free

Cwmcarn Forest and Visitor Centre

From thrilling adventures to tranquil overnight stays, Cwmcarn Forest is close enough to retreat to yet feels like a million miles away.

Garwnant Visitor Centre
Attraction
Free

Garwnant Visitor Centre

Garwnant Visitor Centre facilities include forest walks, restaurant, education/conference facilities, information centre and children's play area.

Swansea Footgolf Course
Activity
Adults £16

Swansea Footgolf Course

The first footgolf-only course in Wales! Come play the new sport that combines the best of football and golf for people of all ages and skill levels.

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The Escape Game - Swansea

Four themed rooms where teams of 2-6 battle it out to escape in under 60 minutes! Perfect for friends and family, team building or special events!

National Roman Legion Museum
Attraction
Free

National Roman Legion Museum

From soldiers barracks to Roman gardens; events to school trips, come and enjoy Wales ancient history and archaeology.