Attractions

Top Choice Notable Building in Cardiff

Senedd

Designed by Lord Richard Rogers (the architect behind London's Lloyd's Building and Millennium Dome and Paris' Pompidou Centre), the home of the National Assembly for Wales is a striking structure of concrete, slate…
House in Pwllheli

Penarth Fawr

Surrounded by stone farm buildings that time forgot, Penarth Fawr is a 15th-century manor that has somehow survived into the 21st century. Basically one large hall with an open hearth, stone flagging and a roof stil…
Notable Building in Conwy

Smallest House in Great Britain

The Smallest House in Great Britain is a curiosity with dimensions of 72 in by 122 in and a mention in the Guinness Book of Records. On the quayside, its built hard up against the town wall and old houses, which acc…
House in Church Bay (Porth Swtan)

Swtan

The last surviving thatched cottage on Anglesey, Swtan has been restored to provide a glimpse of life in the 19th century, with a central living and sleeping area abutted by the grain store, hen house and other outb…
House in Swansea (Abertawe)

Dylan Thomas Birthplace

The bad boy of Welsh poetry was born in this unassuming Uplands house and it's here that he wrote two-thirds of his poetry. The house has been lovingly restored and furnished in period style, and can be visited on a…
Notable Building in Tenby (Dinbych Y Pysgod)

Tenby Lifeboat Station

It's worth popping into this swanky lifeboat station to see the boat, watch footage of it being launched and learn a little about one of the UK's busiest lifeboat crews. Planned training launches are posted on notic…
Notable Building in Lower Wye Valley

Old Station Tintern

Just over 1 mile upstream from Tintern Abbey, this Victorian train station has old railway coaches that house a tourist information desk, temporary exhibitions and a cafe. There's a large grassy play area for kids, …
Notable Building in Cardiff

Coal Exchange

This imposing but semiderelict building was once the nerve centre of the Welsh coal trade, and for a time the place where international coal prices were set. It was here in March 1908 that a coal merchant wrote the …