1 Blaenafon

Industrial heritage at its finest, thanks to a thrilling deep-mine museum and the fascinating ironworks town.

2 Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay

A symphony of opposites – industry and art, grandeur and intimacy – the WMC is a bold and brilliant asset to the capital.

3 National Waterfront Museum, Swansea

A celebration of Welsh innovation and industry – one of the best museums in Wales.

4 The Gower

Holding some of the country’s most inspirational coastal and rural scenery, culminating in the stunning Rhossili Bay.

5 Carreg Cennen

The most magnificently sited castle in Wales, this fantasy fortress offers splendid views and endless possibilities for exploration.

6 The Pembrokeshire Coast Path

A narrow ribbon of mainly cliff-top footpath that winds its way through some magnificent coastal scenery.

7 St Davids

Inspirational city (little more than a village, in fact) with a splendid cathedral and heart-racing boat trips out to offshore islands.

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