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14 pictures of Wales that will make you ask, “Why haven’t I been there yet?”

Tenby Harbour

Wales, the small country that juts out of the west side of England, is brimming with beauty and should not be overlooked. With miles upon miles of stunning coastline, towering mountains, and quaint villages, Wales is the postcard perfect destination you didn’t know you were missing, and these pictures prove it.

1. Lake Vyrnwy and its hauntingly beautiful straining tower

Lake Vyrnwy

2. Sweet sheep taking in the views at Snowdonia

Sheep on Snowdonia

3. Brightly coloured homes dotting Tenby Harbour

Tenby Harbour

4. The happiest cows at Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon Castle

5. Cardiff’s gently winding roads, inviting you to explore


6. Laburnum Arch in all of its springtime glory at Bodnant Gardens

Laburnum Arch at Bodnant Gardens

7. New friends waiting to meet you along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Pembrokeshire Coast Path

8. The coastal town of Llandudno


9. Dolbadarn Castle’s ruins in Snowdonia

Dolbadarn Castle in Snowdonia

10. Any bookworm’s perfect place, Gladstone’s Library in Hawarden

Gladstone's Library

11. A perfectly aligned sunset at Pen-Y-Pass in Snowdonia


12. Ideal picnic setting at Carew Castle

Carew Castle

13. The medieval Cwyfan Church

Cwyfan Church

14. This beach is sprawling, empty, and ready for you

Wales Beach

Ready to plan your Welsh escape? Check out our hostels in Wales here.

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