Why Wales is different
Wales is full of surprises. We don’t tend to boast, but we’re happy to stand out. Let’s just say, we like to be different.
You’re sure to have heard of our castles. But did you know how many we have? Not dozens. Hundreds. You could visit a new one every day of the year, and still have more to see.
What about our landscapes? Our geography is magnificent, with beaches that could put many a Caribbean island to shame. Wild, rugged uplands with sparkling waterfalls separate
us from England, but the train from London only takes just over two hours. And we’ve created a path that follows every inch of our coastline – the first of its type in the world.
You might know a bit about our language and our love of a pint. If you’ve tried our beer and cider, I’m sure you can say Iechyd da. But did you know that as well as cracking pubs, we have Michelin-starred restaurants and gourmet tasting menus to take your breath away?
Catch a folksong at a festival, an aria at the Welsh National Opera or a male voice choir in full voice and you’ll know we’re a musical nation. We may be an ancient people, but we also have modern ideas. We run ultra-green buses on recycled vegetable oil – and even hire out electric narrowboats.
To adventure seekers, Wales is a playground. Our walking, climbing, sailing and coasteering are second to none. So what are you waiting for?
Why not be different too.
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