Where to stay in South Wales


South Wales is a brilliant place to visit, to live and work in, and this site hopes to give you a flavour of that.  Forget the images of coalmines and dirt and grime, South Wales has moved into the 21st century.  Come and see for yourself! 

If you want a brief over-view of Wales then see below

Cottages in Carmarthenshire

Wales Tourist Board (in English) - Visit Wales

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Wales accommodations


Some other sites you may find useful:

The Castles of Wales

 Visitors to Cardiff University
Cardiff Council - Visiting Cardiff
 Wales Beach Guide
FreeSpirit Images
Some nice shots of the Gower.

Summery of Wales

(Welsh Cymru ) Principality of; constituent part of the UK, in the West between the British Channel and the Irish Sea

Area : 20,780 sq km/8,021 sq mi

  • Capital : Cardiff
  • Towns and cities : Swansea, Wrexham, Newport, Carmarthen; features Snowdonia Mountains (Snowdon 1,085 m/3,561 ft, the highest point in England and Wales) in the NW and in the SE the Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons, and Black Forest ranges; rivers Severn, Wye, Usk, and Dee Industries : Traditional industries have declined, but varied modern and high-technology ventures are being developed. There are oil refineries and open-cast coal mining. Wales has the largest concentration of Japanese-owned plants in the UK. It also has the highest density of sheep in the world and a dairy industry; tourism is important
  • Currency : Pound sterling
  • Population : (1993 est) 2,906,000
  • Language : English, 19% Welsh-speaking
  • Religion : Nonconformist Protestant denominations; Roman Catholic minority
  • Government : Returns 38 members to the UK Parliament; the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 stated that, from April 1996, the 8 counties are to be replaced by 22 county and county borough unitary authorities.
    New Welsh Assembly started 1999.