In addition to its striking greenery and plethora of castles, Wales also boasts some of the most beautiful and untouched beaches in the world. Winters there aren't unbearably cold, but spring and summer are more favorable -- especially if you want to check out those beaches. Because summer is peak tourist season and hotels may be full, spring and fall are the most ideal times to travel.
Although it's difficult to find inexpensive accommodations in some cities -- like Cardiff, for example -- travelers can often find more reasonable rates on the outskirts. Or, in summer months, visitors can rent dorm rooms for low rates at local universities. It's also easy to find inexpensive meals, but you're better off avoiding areas with a high concentration of tourists, as prices are likely to be higher.
England,Wales & France by Kathy Montague
We traveled to Europe for a week renting a thatched roof cottage in Broadway England that is in the Cotswold area of England. Took days trips to Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Winston Churchill and home to the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough. Beautiful place and had outstanding gardens and a maze to wonder ... Read more!
Walking in Wales by Bill B.
During World War II my mother served in the Women's Land Army of Great Britain. She and her sister were assigned to work on farms in the countryside of Wales while the Welsh farmers went off to fight the war. She used to tell me that it was dirty, hard work; but then her eyes would always twinkle a bit and she ... Read more!
Lost and Found in Wales by estre68132
For the first time since she became an adult, my daughter and I took a two week road trip through England, Wales and Ireland. Vaughn lives in England and I was her first visitor from home. Extraordinary in so many aspects of sights, history and other-worldliness, the most striking was the character of the people ... Read more!
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