Wales holidays

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10 of the UK’s most scenic rail journeys
From crossing moors to rattling along the coast, it’s worth taking these train rides for the view from the windows alone

Phoebe Taplin

04, Nov, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Legends of the fall: 10 UK pubs with rooms for autumn stays
Revel in nature’s glorious autumnal colours with a country walk, then retire to one of these cosy pubs

Annabelle Thorpe

08, Oct, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Open house days: 10 of the best UK architectural attractions to visit for free
In September, thousands of monuments, civic buildings and private homes throw open their doors to offer a rare glimpse of normally off-limits spaces. Here are some lesser-known treasures around the country

Joanne O'Connor

05, Sep, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Where tourists seldom tread, part 5: more UK towns with hidden histories
From the home of the original Super-Tramp to the country’s only polycentric city, we find reasons to visit places where few choose to alight

Chris Moss

01, Sep, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Instant calmer: a mindful walking weekend in Wales
A trip focusing on slow immersion in the natural world is the perfect way to unwind and restore mental harmony for this busy mum

Phoebe Smith

30, Aug, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Cathedral forests and drovers’ roads: Snowdonia’s new cycling route
The Traws Eryri, a 140-mile mountain biking route in north-west Wales, heads away from the tourist trails and highlights the region’s rugged, changeable beauty

Rob Penn

23, Aug, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Lakes, mountains and distant isles: 15 of the most tranquil places to visit around the UK
From sculpture gardens to ancient woodland, windswept hills to deserted beaches, here’s where to really escape from it all

Annabelle Thorpe and Genevieve Fox

20, Aug, 2023 @10:00 AM

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‘At last the climax, a nerve-racking step over a vast space’: my Anglesey adventure
Brimming with natural beauty and renowned for its sea kayaking and climbing routes, Anglesey is perfect for a multi-activity break.

Kevin Rushby

20, Aug, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘A good time while we preserve the environment’: a Welsh family resort with eco-credentials
This luxury resort in Pembrokeshire is attempting to transform itself into a nature-based resort that requires no compromise on fun and comfort

Nazia Parveen

14, Aug, 2023 @6:00 AM

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10 of the best hotels and inns in Wales
From dramatic Snowdonia to a vineyard in Glamorgan, the best places to stay on a Welsh weekend away

Annabelle Thorpe

02, Jul, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Perfectly natural: 10 of the best wild stays in the UK
From a log cabin adrift on a lake to a campsite that runs down to the sea, these boltholes specialise in splendid isolation

Sian Anna Lewis

07, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Natural lines of Succession: six luxury retreats in the UK
From a treetop house in Stirling to dark-sky glamping in County Tyrone, we choose more affordable alternatives to the stunning Norwegian mountain hideaway featured in the series

Christopher Beanland

02, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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