and more than just golf
Visitors to Wales will find that there is much more to see and do than just
play golf. Links Golf can recommend a whole range of touring and sightseeing possibilities
to you but to whet your appetite here are just a few suggestions.
Wales is scattered with many great castles and historic houses. Caerphilly
Castle in the south is one of the largest in the UK with its' fortress occupying
a 12 hectare site. The castle also has a "leaning tower" which actually
out-leans the Tower of Pisa! The Romans made their mark in Wales at around 75AD
when they came into control in south east Wales. There are several visitor sites,
attractions and museums that are worth visiting which give a real idea of how
the Romans lived.
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Explore some of Wales' spectacular scenery in the Brecon Beacons in the south
or Snowdonia National Park in the north. If hill walking is of interest, Mount
Snowdon is sure to provide a challenge as it is the highest mountain in Wales
standing at 3,560 feet. However, for those who prefer to save their energy for
the golf course, there is a mountain railway which travels to the top of the mountain.
Cardiff, Wales' capital city,
has an excellent shopping centre that has delightful canopied Victorian and Edwardian
arcades lined with speciality shops. Craftware, including ceramics, glass, textiles
and jewellery are some of the most popular gifts and items associated with Wales.
is fringed on three sides by coastline, accounting for almost 750 miles. The coastline
is much varied with beaches, secluded coves, headlands and estuaries occupying
most of it. Much of the Welsh coast is rich in natural beauty and wildlife with
large stretches being owned by the National Trust. |
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