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The Pembrokeshire coast is a wonderful part of the Welsh seaside to visit, with 187 miles of coastal paths and some of the UK's most amazing beaches. Award winning beaches surround the coast of Pembrokeshire, offering clean, golden stretches of sand, rolling waves and beautiful sights. Perfect for spending time with your family at the seaside. However with over 750 miles of coastline to discover, there are plenty of places to visit and stay for a seaside cottage holiday in Wales. Click to discover cottages in Pembrokeshire for your coastal self-catering holiday.

Ceredigion including Cardigan and the Cambrian Mountains is also a wonderful place to visit. With plenty to do and a huge outstretch of welsh coast to discover you'll never be bored. A popular excursion is a boat trip out to the Irish sea to take a look at the bottle nose dolphins of Cardigan Bay. There is also the chance to sea different birds, seals and porpoises whilst on your boat trip. A fantastic outing for the whole family to enjoy. Find cottages for your self-catering break in Ceredigion or click to discover a seaside self-catering cottage in Cardigan Bay.

The Coastline of Swansea Bay, Gower and Mumbles is breathtaking. The Gower peninsula boasts over 50 unspoiled, secluded beaches, bays and coves, many of which have received blue flag awards. Swansea bay has a lot to offer, from history to botanical gardens and you will find a medieval castle and state of the art museum. There is also plenty of activities to take part in such as watersports, walking and some top mountain biking trails.

If you decide you want to investigate the north of Wales then the Isle of Anglesey is a beautiful place to stay. It has a spectacular coast with a lot of beaches in all shapes and sizes, rated and graded by beach inspectors and many given blue flag awards. A Newborough you can even discover the best of two worlds with a wonderful beach and forest placed together. Being an island means that Anglesey has a great access to water, wind surfing, kite surfing, diving and coasteering are just some of the sporting activities that take place here.


Beach on Anglesey Island Pembrokeshire coast in the South of Wales











Facts: Wales

  • Cardiff is the largest city in Wales and has been its capital since 1955.
  • About 65% of Snowdonian's speak Welsh.
  • 'arddunol' means 'beautiful' in Welsh.
  • The legend of the Devil's bridge in Ceredigion says that the Devil built the bridge in return for the soul of the first person to cross it.
  • Wales is not represented on the British flag.

Blue Flag awarded Beaches 2011:

42 Beaches and 5 Marinas including:

  • Bracelet Bay, Swansea
  • Llangrannog, Ceredigion
  • New Quay Harbour, Pembrokeshire
  • Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire
  • Church Bay, Anglesey