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Towns in Wales

Towns in Wales

There are so many places to visit when you stay at one of our Wales Holiday Parks we have made a list of our favourite Towns & Cities to help you choose where to go while you holiday with us in Wales.

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Barry is one of the largest towns is South Wales, the town has a proud history with holiday makers and has invested time and money to make sure this history continues. Barry has plenty to offer to tourists with many shops and attractions around the town. A trip to Barry however is not complete without visiting the traditional seaside resort of Barry Island; the resort has a large beach popular with families, a fairground and many other seaside attractions. Ones of the main attractions to Barry is that it is the home of the hit BBC series Gavin and Stacey, with all the filming taking place around Barry why not see if you can spot where your favourite scenes were filmed.

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Added by Potts family on 09/06/2011 22:01:33

Superb, wanted to go after seeing Gavin and Stacey but heard that it had a dump of a Butlins but hey... it got tore down and the place is LUSH, excellent beach, funfair, golf, gluten free fish bar on sea front. 100% recommend oh and only £4 to park all day, what more could you ask for.

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Swansea is known as “The city by the Sea”, where ever you are in Swansea you are only a short walk from the gorgeous 5 miles of sandy beaches which surround the city. Swansea has two must see attractions, the National Waterfront Museum and LC Leisure complex and Water Park. The city has number of fine shopping areas and is home to Wales’s largest indoor market, the city also has a large number of bars and restaurants.

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Added by G Strugnell on 25/08/2011 19:23:21

Great shopping and fantastic indoor market.

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Cardiff is the Capital of Wales and the real heartbeat of the Country, unlike the rest of Wales Cardiff is anything but peaceful. The city has 149 bars and clubs, 73 restaurant and the 75,000 seat Millennium Stadium. As well as all the entertainment and fun Cardiff has a wealth of historic and traditional attractions such as; Cardiff Castle, National Museum of Wales and Wales Millennium Centre. However the main attraction to Cardiff is the entertainment and shopping facilities. Cardiff has been voted the 6th best shopping city in Britain.

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Added by Trevor Garrett on 03/08/2011 13:13:51

Great city and great shops. Best part of the day was visiting Cardiff Bay with lovely views and great restaurants on the waterfront. Recommend the boat tour of the bay which is great for views and general information about the area.

Added by Potts family on 09/06/2011 22:04:20

Beautiful city and absolutely stunning shopping centre. Castle looked brilliant but ran out of time to go.

Added by Chris on 02/09/2011 22:14:01

Got the train from Bridge-end whilst staying at Trecco Bay. A good day out, visited the castle and enjoyed the shopping.

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Porthcawl is a coastal town and is very close to Trecco Bay Holiday Park, the town is a quiet seaside resort with a gorgeous blue flag beach and quiet promenade. If you want a bit more excitement in Porthcawl it has its very own funfair and some nice pubs and restaurants. Porthcawl is also home to some very good water sports including surfing and windsurfing.

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Added by Rita Bowers on 09/09/2011 20:44:51

Children from Germany enjoyed Trecco Bay and want to return for 2 weeks next year.

Added by Liz on 12/03/2012 13:17:38

For a great place to eat, try Salt House on the Square. We found it by chance after driving to find a nice pub to eat in for 4 adults and one infant. Salt House offers fantastic home cooked food at great prices and a friendly atmosphere. The pork belly and steaks in particular where delicious. Well recommended! It is not far from the beach/promenade and has parking close by. Can even walk there.

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Tenby has been one of South Wales’s favourite holiday destinations for many years; the town has beautiful beaches on either side of its harbour. Above the harbour is Castle Hill where the remains of a Norman Castle lie, in the grounds of the castle are the town’s museum and art gallery. Tenby Harbour used to be a centre of trade and is now protected by the national trust, these days the harbour is used by pleasure craft. Tenby is popular with tourist and is full of shops, galleries, bars and restaurants.

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Added by Stacy Dawes on 24/07/2012 19:12:41

Haven't been to Tenby for years. Such a beautiful place. History, shops, gorgeous beaches. What more can you ask for?

Added by Emma Ching'ani on 23/04/2012 11:00:17

I visit Tenby twice a year with my husband and children. Every time is just as enjoyable as the last with a brilliant atmosphere lovely gift shops and some very nice places to eat and the best beaches I have been to in the UK I would recommend to all.

Added by Spencer Davies on 10/11/2011 16:05:40

We visited Tenby whilst staying at Pendine Sands Holiday Park, what a beautiful town! Lovely beach, plenty of gift shops and places of interest, good day had by all.

Added by M Kelly on 17/09/2011 16:51:43

A great place to visit. Lots of shops and tourist aimed shops. It is laid out with lots of side roads and plenty of places to eat with friendly staff. A must see.

Added by Mrs Gibson on 08/10/2011 08:38:32

Made the mistake of going in to Tenby on Saturday night for a meal. The town was full of stag and hen parties, a lot of drunken people about and had to witness someone being ill from too much drink. Due to this we did not stay for a meal. Very disappointed.

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