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Best Things To Do Outdoors In South Wales

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Building at Llyn Llech Owain Country Park in Llanelli

Llyn Llech Owain Country Park2.5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Llanelli
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Llyn Llech Owain Country Park is a 158-acre expanse of woods and lakeland near Cross Hands with nature trails, an adventure area including a cool woo...

Waterfall at Aberdulais Tinworks and Waterfall in Neath

Aberdulais Tinworks and Waterfall1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Neath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

A day out at Aberdulais Tinworks and Waterfall does exactly what it says on the tin. Visit a stunning waterfall and choose from the plethora of famil...

Kids looking for clues on The Swansea Treasure Trail

The Swansea Treasure Trail5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Swansea
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

There's lots of fun and adventure to be had for all the family on the Swansea Maritime Quarter self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. Kids...

Bridge at Gnoll Estate Country Park in Neath

Gnoll Estate Country Park

  • Neath
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Gnoll Estate Country Park is set amongst 240 acres of woodland and wide open spaces plus it's got an adventure playground for older types and a simpl...

Couple picnicking at Singleton Park in Swansea

Singleton Park

  • Swansea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Singleton Park is home to a boating and lake plus crazy golf, adventure playground, botanical gardens and a museum, so there's plenty to do here if y...

Family canoeing at Llanelli WWT National Wetland Centre

Llanelli WWT National Wetland Centre

  • Llanelli
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Llanelli WWT National Wetland Centre is a haven for wildlife and allows you to get up close in hides and on canoes (canoes are summer only) and feed...

Kids running on a sandy beach

Aberavon Beach

  • Port Talbot
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Kids love to run wild? Head down to Aberavon beach in South Wales, one of Wales longest beaches that stretches out nearly 3 miles long, your little o...

Dinefwr

Dinefwr

  • Llandeilo
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Escape the hustle and bustle of modern life with a family day out at the Dinefwr estate in South Wales. Journey into the world of Welsh legends and f...

Families at Blackpill Lido in Swansea

Blackpill Lido

  • Swansea
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

Blackpill Lido is an outdoor water park with a paddling pool, splash pad, children's dry play area, climbing rock and picnic facilities! Loads to do...

Man walking across ladder at Go Ape Margam

Go Ape Margam

  • Port Talbot
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

What do you picture when dreaming of a weekend away in manor house? Probably not zooming down zip wires or dropping from six metre high platforms! Go...

Outside view of National Botanic Garden of Wales in Llanarthney

National Botanic Garden of Wales

  • Llanarthney
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • National Parks

Come see why the National Botanic Garden is the most visited parkland in Wales! Set in the beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside, the garden has the...

Ape at Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary in Swansea

Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary

  • Swansea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Go wild at Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary! Find out what it’s like to work with exotic animals with a keeper for the day experience. Get up close to,...

Clear day at Langland Bay Beach in Swansea

Langland Bay Beach

  • Swansea
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

At Langland Bay Beach just around the headland from the pretty Victorian seaside village of Mumbles lies the wide golden sands and rock pools of Lang...

Kids Playing in the sand on the beach

Caswell Bay

  • Bishopston
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

If you’re in South Wales and looking for a great sandy beach, then head down to Caswell beach, with it’s long stretch of shore, your little ones will...

Afan Forest Park

  • Cynonville
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Afan Forest Park offers a great open space for all things cycle-able, base yourself at the visitor centre to go hiking, mountain biking, or an old fa...

Exhibit at South Wales Miners Museum in Neath

South Wales Miners Museum

  • Neath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Visit South Wales Miners Museum and find yourself being taken on an historical journey back in time. The museum offers insight into the working life...

Entrance to Gower Heritage Centre in Swansea

Gower Heritage Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Swansea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Gower Heritage Centre is a visitor attraction and rural life antique farming and cultivation museum, based around a rare fully operational 12th centu...

Waterfalls in National Showcaves Centre for Wales in Swansea

National Showcaves Centre for Wales

  • Swansea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

There are ten attractions all included in the one National Showcaves Centre entry ticket, and there is plenty to see and do for all ages. The 3 diffe...

Girl standing on a sandy beach

Three Cliffs Bay Beach

  • Southgate
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a family friendly beach in South Wales that’s lifeguarded? Three Cliffs Bay beach is lifeguarded during peak summer holidays times, makin...

Deer at Margam Country Park in Port Talbot

Margam Country Park

  • Port Talbot
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Margam Country Park has 1000 acres of countryside with a castle, orangery, deer park, visitors' centre, lake, narrow gauge train, farm trail, Fairyta...

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