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Ranked #1 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Historic Sites; Specialty Museums
Owner description: Take a unique underground tour of a real coalmine, where hundreds of men, women and children once worked to extract the... more » Owner description: Take a unique underground tour of a real coalmine, where hundreds of men, women and children once worked to extract the precious mineral that stoked furnaces and lit the household fires of the world. « less
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Rhossili Bay (Rhossili)
Ranked #2 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water
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Gower Peninsula (Swansea)
Ranked #3 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Geologic Formations
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Ranked #4 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: Taskforce is South Wales' premier paintballing and outdoor activity centre. We offer an exciting range of activities... more » Owner description: Taskforce is South Wales' premier paintballing and outdoor activity centre. We offer an exciting range of activities including paintballing, laser tag, archery and teambuilding command tasks - if you love the outdoor life, you'll find something for you at Taskforce. We are pleased to announce the arrival of BRAND NEW Tippman paintball guns that allow hours of endless fun adrenaline filled games, but don't bruise or cause the pain of the old guns. Enjoyed the game but hated the pain.... Come and try our new game fields and brand new equipment. Feel for yourself the difference, enjoy the laughs and enjoyment of the games but no bumps or bruises to show you have played! Been put off playing in the past.....give us another try, we know you won't be disappointed!! First paintball site not only in the UK but in Europe to have the NEW Tippman FT50 paintball gun! Easy access for playing paintball from Cardiff, Bridgend, Newport and Swansea, just 50 yards off the main A48. We are the largest site in South Wales with 30 acres, and 12 different game fields/zones. Games for Adults & Juniors (Low impact kids paintball for 8 years and above)We are an owner managed site and all the photos that you see on our website are taken at our 30 acre paintball site. Other national paintball chains will show photos on their websites of the best game fields from sites all across the UK. We would like you to know that all the props you see on our website you will find at our site at Cowbridge. If you are quoted a better price or package elsewhere please give us the chance to match it! We specialise in Kids birthday parties from age 8 upwards, Stag Parties, Hen Parties, Junior & Adult Birthday's, corporate and work outings for all ages, paintballing is a fun exciting high adrenaline sport. « less
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Ranked #5 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: History Museums; Historic Sites

The National History Museum, St Fagans, still commonly referred to by its former title 'The Museum of Welsh Life', this is a fantastic 100 acre park on the edge of Cardiff filled... more »

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Ranked #6 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Historic Sites
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Bike Park Wales (Merthyr Tydfil)
Ranked #7 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
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Ranked #8 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #9 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Tours
Owner description: The Millennium Stadium is the home of the Welsh national rugby team and hosted previous Rugby World Cups, Olympics events and... more » Owner description: The Millennium Stadium is the home of the Welsh national rugby team and hosted previous Rugby World Cups, Olympics events and international soccer games. Tours of the Millennium Stadium are available through out the week. « less
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Ranked #10 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Owner description: Child friendly coffee shop offering pottery painting, free play area for under 4's, hand & footprints on pottery, fingerprint... more » Owner description: Child friendly coffee shop offering pottery painting, free play area for under 4's, hand & footprints on pottery, fingerprint jewellery & clay impressions. With baby change & food warming facilities, we are a popular destination for parents with babies and young children looking for a child-friendly cafe in the Town Centre. Pottery painting is a fun activity for adults & older children too! « less
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Ranked #11 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Tours
Owner description: This is a ghost walk with a difference, for adults and older children (min age 12) brought to you by "Cardiff History and... more » Owner description: This is a ghost walk with a difference, for adults and older children (min age 12) brought to you by "Cardiff History and Hauntings" offering professional guided walks discovering Cardiff's past - on this walk you are in a city but can enjoy a mystical rural atmosphere, a chilling torch lit Cardiff ghost tour in an ancient village setting amidst ruins, graveyards and wooded lanes, with the spirits of those long dead – sad phantoms, strange lights, and sinister entities. Just a 10 minute bus ride from Cardiff Castle. « less
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Ranked #12 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #13 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Theaters
Owner description: We’re so much more than a theatre. Our visitors enjoy blockbuster West End musicals, opera, ballet and contemporary dance,... more » Owner description: We’re so much more than a theatre. Our visitors enjoy blockbuster West End musicals, opera, ballet and contemporary dance, hip hop and stand up comedy, art exhibitions, workshops, training days, free daily foyer performances, guided tours, bars and restaurants... there is something for everyone. « less
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Bute Park (Cardiff)
Ranked #14 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
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Category: Parks
Owner description: Welcome to Bute Park & Arboretum, an extensive area of mature parkland that forms the 'green heart' of Cardiff. The site is... more » Owner description: Welcome to Bute Park & Arboretum, an extensive area of mature parkland that forms the 'green heart' of Cardiff. The site is managed by Cardiff Council and is currently undergoing a major £5.6M restoration project supported by a £3.1M grant award from the Heritage Lottery Fund in 2009 which will restore some important historic features, provide new facilities and help tell the park's fascinating story. At 56 hectares (equivalent to 75 football pitches), Bute Park is one of the largest urban parks in Wales and comprises a broad mix of historic landscape, urban woodland, sports pitches, arboretum, horticultural features and river corridor. Bute Park offers something for everyone including the Bute Park Education Centre, 3 wonderful cafes, toilet facilities, a woodland balance trail, sculpture trail, fitness trail and a varied events programme. Easily accessible from the centre of Cardiff, Bute Park is listed along with Cardiff Castle as a Grade 1 historic designed landscape and contains the fascinating site of a former Blackfriars Friary which is a scheduled ancient monument. The magnificent Arboretum contains 41 Champion trees, the tallest or widest of their species in the UK or Ireland, which is more than any other public park in the UK. Along with the rest of the rare tree collection, the stunning Herbaceous Border, and the range of wildlife present, Bute Park and Arboretum is worth a visit all year round. « less
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Clyne Gardens (Swansea)
Ranked #15 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #16 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: Welcome to Ty Ebbw Fach located in Six Bells. Named after the river running past, We have a Heritage Centre full of stories... more » Owner description: Welcome to Ty Ebbw Fach located in Six Bells. Named after the river running past, We have a Heritage Centre full of stories from Six Bells and it’s the place to find out all about the stunning Guardian Miners Memorial which is only a short walk away. So why not pop in and see us before or after your unforgettable trip to Guardian? On the first floor is a conference room which can be hired for functions. Accessible by lift, this room is used for meetings, christening parties, birthday parties. Please contact us if you would like further information. « less
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Ranked #17 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Witness one of Europe's finest art collections. Five hundred years of magnificent paintings, drawings, sculpture, silver and... more » Owner description: Witness one of Europe's finest art collections. Five hundred years of magnificent paintings, drawings, sculpture, silver and ceramics from Wales and across the world, including one of Europe's best collections of Impressionist art. The building also has galleries showing the diverse natural history of Wales, as well as a journey taking you through the Evolution of Wales from the very beginnings of time to the present day. « less
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Raglan Castle (Raglan)
Ranked #18 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Castles
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Cardiff Bay (Cardiff)
Ranked #19 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Specialty Shops; Specialty Museums

Cardiff bay is the former docks area that has been transformed into one of Europe'a largest waterfront development with a freshwater lake, a barrage that separates the lake from... more »

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Ranked #20 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Sports Complexes; Motorcycle Trails
Owner description: A well established family run activity centre just outside Cardiff, with over 22 years experience of providing adventure... more » Owner description: A well established family run activity centre just outside Cardiff, with over 22 years experience of providing adventure activities for all ages and occasions! We specialise in Quad Biking from 7yo - adults. We have 340 acres of wild farmland to quad bike around and a dedicated children's circuit for the younger ones!We also have Archery, Clay Pigeon Shooting and Laser Clay Shooting on our farm. We also run Gorge Walking in the Brecon Beacons, teambuilding/corporate days and we have lots of educational activities for schools/colleges/youth groups. We can cater for any size group.We're based just outside Cardiff, not far from the town of Pontypridd. We can help with transport arrangements, food, other activities and we can help with accommodation if you want to come and stay in the area. We also run a sister company Wales Activity Breaks, where we package activity days out, activity holidays, stag weekends, hen weekends, corporate away days, teambuilding residentials and much more. There's not a lot we can't arrange, please don't hesitate to get in touch with any enquiry! « less
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Caerphilly Castle (Caerphilly)
Ranked #21 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Castles
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Ranked #22 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Sports Complexes
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Roath Park (Cardiff)
Ranked #23 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Parks
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Ranked #24 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #25 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Museums
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Ranked #26 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: 18 Hole golf course with clubhouse and wedding function rooms. A long but fair course with plenty of water hazards that is a... more » Owner description: 18 Hole golf course with clubhouse and wedding function rooms. A long but fair course with plenty of water hazards that is a nice flat walk. We specialise in society and corporate golfing days. Two superb function rooms that are perfect for wedding, engagement and private party's. We also hold a civil marriage licence. « less
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Castell Coch (Cardiff)
Ranked #27 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Castles
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Ranked #28 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Gardens
Owner description: Wyndcliffe Court Gardens are Grade II listed and designed in the Arts and Crafts style. Designed by H. Avray Tipping, friend... more » Owner description: Wyndcliffe Court Gardens are Grade II listed and designed in the Arts and Crafts style. Designed by H. Avray Tipping, friend of Gertrude Jekyll and Editor of Country Life magazine, they were completed in 1922 and are probably the best example of their type in Wales. With sculpted topiary, a sunken garden, a summerhouse, walled gardens, fountains, lily ponds and a bowling lawn leading on to wooded walks, they are a national treasure not to be missed. Now open to the public on a regular basis, they are showcasing contemporary sculptures by local and well-known British artists. The collection features hundreds of sculptures in a wide variety of mediums, sizes and styles situated throughout the garden and offering the opportunity to view and purchase beautiful sculpture with an outstanding backdrop.Open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays from 3 May - 29 September, 11am - 6pm. Annual entrance to the gardens is £4 (pay once and return the rest of the year for free!) Discounts for pre-booked group visits and coach companies. « less
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Tintern Abbey (Chepstow)
Ranked #29 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Religious Sites; Missions

 Re Tintern Abbey  ( Cistercian ) in the beautiful Wye Valley  Monmouthshire ,southern Wales, 2008 there was a small landslip which cause some inconvenience to those wanting to... more »

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Langland Bay (Swansea)
Ranked #30 of 343 attractions in Southern Wales
Category: Bodies of Water
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