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Southern Wales is a compact area yet we have wide open vales, steep sided valleys, hills and rivers and a stunning coastline. Just as the landscape is varied, so we have a diverse selection of towns and communities to explore, many of which offer groups a great half day destination or an interesting refreshment stop. Here are some suggested towns to visit - for more information get in touch with Southern Wales.

Cardiff Bay

Explore this waterfront filled with history, adventures and great spots for a coffee or a cocktail.


A town on the edge of the Valleys, famed for the Caerphilly Cheese and the largest castle in Wales.

Blaenavon - World Heritage Industrial Landscape

A visit to Blaenavon allows you to explore the industrial past of South Wales. 


A traditional market town on the edge of the Brecon Beacons, famed for the annual Abergavenny Food Festival.


Famed as the home of Sir Tom Jones and the composers of the Welsh National Anthem.


Tredegar - the Home of the NHS and a town with a rich industrial heritage to explore.


A picturesque town that was one of the most important Roman settlements - lots to explore.