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Wales' national parks

Wales may be a small country but we have three national parks: Pembrokeshire coast, Snowdonia and Brecon Beacons national parks.       

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The three Welsh National Parks protect an impressive 20 percent of Wales. The parks include precious landscapes, habitats, villages and heritage sites. They’re perfect for active weekends and holidays in the glorious outdoors. 

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park                          

The Pembrokeshire coast offers people a variety of things to do, whether you are interested in wildlife, photography, walking or watersports. Enjoy the park's relaxing beaches, have family fun or take a romantic break. There are many pubs, spa treatments and lots of fresh air. 

Snowdonia National Park

There's loads of history in this beautiful landscape. The park covers 838 square miles. There are loads of activities to enjoy including hiking, mountain biking and walking in wild landscapes. The Snowdonia National Park features a plethora of waterfalls and lakes. Head to the highest point in Wales and England - either on foot or via a vintage steam railway.

Brecon Beacons National Park 

The Brecon Beacons National Park have been moulded by nearly eight millennia of human activity. Today the park offers a great place for holidays and days out, with many walks, exciting mountain biking courses and horse riding trails. Explore caves, forests and a historic canal. Enjoy the characterful towns along the way. There are pubs, farmers markets and places to eat, including Michelin-starred restaurants. The Brecon Beacons is a dark sky reserve.