Why Is A Holiday To Wales Worth Your Attention?

Thursday, July 20, 2017


With summer firmly upon us, many are heading to far shores for a glimpse of sunshine. If you have no holiday abroad planned, the chances are that the green eyed monster is making an appearance right about now. But, instead of getting jealous, this is the time to consider your alternatives. The good news is, you don’t have to get on a plane to enjoy time away. In fact, you don’t even have to travel to another country. All you need to do is consider the destinations close to you and take your pick. The good news is that the UK has plenty of fantastic destinations to choose from. You could plan for a weekend in London, or a coastal break in Devon. If you wanted to go further from home, you could even book a week in Wales. This home away from home has a huge amount to offer, and a wealth of benefits over a holiday abroad. We’re going to look at just a few of them. 

Less Stress
For one, planning a holiday in Wales will be a lot less stress. No matter where you are in the UK, it shouldn’t be too difficult to get to. By visiting, you’ll save yourself a lot of the holiday headaches you would experience if going abroad. You won’t need to worry about a passport. Flights won’t be necessary. And, as Wales operates on a sterling currency, you won’t even have to worry about changing any holiday money. As soon as you’re booked up, you’ll be able to gloat rather than glare at your friends when they go abroad. The chances are that, as the time draws near, they’ll start to stress a little. You, on the other hand, can stay cool as a cucumber. 

Some Amazing Locations
Wales may not sound as exotic as the Caribbean, but it has some amazing locations just the same. You could look up places to stay in Gower, Swansea. This area of natural beauty won’t disappoint and even offers the chance to catch a few waves if the mood takes you. Who said you need to go abroad to enjoy the beach? Or, if you’re in a sporting mood, you could head to Snowdonia, and climb Wales’ highest mountain, Mount Snowdon. Or, if you fancy walking in some stunning scenery, you could book a hotel in the Brecon Beacons.

A Chance To Appreciate What You Have
Another benefit of staying close to home like this is that you can appreciate what you have. This starts from the moment you set off. If travelling by car, you’ll get a chance to enjoy the stunning scenery of your home country. For the most part, tropical countries fail to reach the lush levels of greenery that we enjoy right here. And, once you get to Wales, you can take the chance to learn more about wildlife indigenous to the British Isles. Take the opportunity to visit Puffin Island or spot whales off the coast of Wales!

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