West Wales Holiday Cottages
West Wales holiday cottages are the perfect choice for anyone looking to sample the best the country has to offer. With a wide range of activities, attractions and rugged landscapes to explore, there is something for everyone in this culturally rich area of the country and it is little wonder that tourists and UK holidaymakers flock to west Wales every year. The popularity of the area means there is no shortage of choice when it comes to picking your holiday cottages, from rustic farmhouses to five star luxury, from chic to charm, you are sure to find self-catering accommodation to match your budget, tastes and needs. The most difficult thing to do will be deciding what to do when you get there as west Wales offers a world of wonder right on your cottage doorstep.
The dramatic coastline has become a playground for all sorts of outdoor adventurers, with surfing, sailing, kayaking, climbing and coasteering among the high octane pursuits which you can try out on your visit. Beginners can book into surf or sailing schools in the mile-wide bay of Dale in the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, while Newgate also offers surfing experiences to suit all levels.
Pembrokeshire itself is Wales’ most popular coastal area and it is easy to see why. Not only does it offer safe and exhilarating watersports, but also picturesque views, colourful villages and wildlife in abundance – boat trips to nearby Cardigan Bay offer one of the best opportunities for spotting bottlenose dolphins in the whole of Europe.
Add to that the unique history of an area that boasts more than 50 castles and forts plus the rich cultural heritage that flows throughout Wales and Pembrokeshire becomes the perfect setting for your next holiday cottage break.
Heading further up the west Wales coastline, historic Aberystwyth is surrounded by stunning countryside and is regarded as the cultural capital of Wales, boasting the National Library of Wales and the very first College of the University of Wales and the largest Arts Centre in the country.
The Norman castle ruins display the area’s colourful past of invasions and uprisings, while today it plays an essential part in preserving Welsh heritage, as well as providing a desirable destination against a stunning coastal backdrop.
If it’s dramatic landscapes you crave, then west Wales has them in abundance, not least within Snowdonia National Park in the north west, which encompasses the craggy peaks of Mount Snowdon and its surrounding mountains, but also stunning scenery which stretches out to the striking cliffs and coastline of sandy beaches which make up the Ll?n Peninsula and Cambrian coastline.
West Wales manages to cram in spectacular scenery, adventurous coastlines, glorious beaches and a cultural feast for visitors, making it a true gem of a holiday destination. Plan your own adventure by browsing our collection of West Wales Holiday Cottages today.