Wales

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Wales, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

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Twr Y Felin Hotel, St. David’s, Pembrokeshire

Dramatic sea cliff walks and the UK’s smallest city are a stone’s throw from one of the finest boutique hotels in Wales, as James Ruddy discovered.

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Exploring Pembrokeshire’s Magical Coast

With staycations booming, James Ruddy discovers some surprising ‘hidden treasures’ on a short break to Pembrokeshire’s magical coast.

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Narrowboating along the Llangollen Canal

Ready for a relaxing and self-isolated staycation? How about a holiday in a luxurious narrowboat along the tree-lined canal linking England and Wales? James Ruddy takes the watery high road.

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Bodysgallen Hall, Llandudno

Bodysgallen Hall has been dealt a wonderful hand; its 200 acres of grounds and gardens embrace a mansion full of character and wonderment.

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The Walnut Tree

The Walnut Tree is a shining example of how to deliver informal but truly outstanding dining. A worthy Michelin star performance from Shaun and his team..

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Exploring North Wales by Rail

This area of Wales is home to probably the highest concentration of narrow and standard gauge steam train lines in the UK. Rupert Parker climbs aboard.

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