Explore South Wales

South Wales is filled with wonders, from the enchanting Wye Valley to the breathtaking Brecon Beacons National Park and the striking Gower Peninsula. Offering the ideal day trips and tours from Bath and Bristol, South Wales boasts arresting scenery and magnificent escapes from coastline to mountain peak.

Our favourite places to explore in South Wales:

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Views of Sugar Loaf and the Brecon Beacon mountains from the Skirrid Mountain

Walk in the Brecon Beacons: The Skirrid Mountain

Located in the Brecon Beacons near Abergavenny, the Skirrid Mountain walk first takes you through peaceful woodland before a steep hike to the top of the rocky peak. From there, you can admire spectacular and varied 360° views stretching for miles.

Views from Black Hill in the Brecon Beacons

Walk in the Brecon Beacons: Black Hill & Hay Bluff

Located in the Brecon Beacons, the Black Hill & Hay Bluff walk offers majestic mountains, rocky peaks, wild moorland and spectacular scenery. Throughout this challenging yet rewarding hike, you’ll be swept away by the dazzling views.

North Beach in Tenby, Pembrokeshire

6 best beaches near Tenby, Pembrokeshire

If you’re looking for a day out by the sea near Tenby in Pembrokeshire, here is a compilation of the 6 best beaches in and around Tenby. From the charming Castle Beach to the secluded Monkstone Beach, find your perfect Welsh beach.

Tintern Abbey nested in the Wye Valley, viewed from the Devil's Pulprit

Explore the Welsh Wye Valley: 5 places to visit

The Wye Valley in South Wales offers a peaceful escape to rolling hills, lush forests and striking scenery. From Chepstow to Tintern Abbey and Monmouth, explore the Welsh Wye Valley to the fullest!

Swansea Mumbles Pier in South Wales

Best day trips from Cardiff: 3 epic Welsh escapes

South Wales offers spectacular scenery from coastline to mountain peak, and provides epic Welsh escapes. From the Brecon Beacons to Rhossili Bay, explore South Wales with these day trips from Cardiff.

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