Dragons, Castles & Beaches


Wales is a country in southwest Great Britain known for its rugged coastline, mountainous national parks, distinctive Welsh language and Celtic culture. Cardiff, the capital, is a refined coastal city with a medieval castle with ornate Gothic Revival interiors. In the northwest, Snowdonia National Park has lakes, glacial landforms, hiking trails, mountain biking and a railway up to the peak of Mount Snowdon.. See Wales with help from Wyld Family Travel’s detailed Welsh travel guides. 

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Wales drives on the left-hand side of the road. Rental cars and campervans can be picked up at any major airport. The is an efficient network of buses and trains. Public transport runs in all major centres


The official currency of Wales is the Pound Sterling. The Pound comes in £5, £10, £20 and £50 banknotes. Debit and credit cards are accepted widely. We suggest using a Wise card to cut down on high international withdrawal fees


The average hotel price in Wales for a couple is £119 ($164). You can get affordable good quality accommodation from hotel chains such as Premier Inn. In Wales, there are many Van Parks along the coast where you can stay for cheaper than a hotel.


When dining out, an average meal in England should cost around £11 per person. Budget-conscious travellers should seek out pub chains such as Wetherspoons or The Greene King for good value food.

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