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Penrhyn Castle [Historic House]

Bangor

Penrhyn Castle, Bangor, Gwynedd


Explore the hidden treasures of Penrhyn Castle Penrhyn Castle is a stunning 19th century neo-Norman castle, built for the wealthy Pennant family. It is crammed with fascinating things including a one-ton slate bed made for Queen... more

Dylan Thomas Boathouse [Museum / Art Gallery]

Carmarthenshire County Council, Dylans Walk, Laugharne, Carmarthen

Dylan Thomas Boathouse, Carmarthenshire County Council, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

The Boathouse, where Dylan and Caitlin lived with their children from 1949-1953 is now a heritage centre. The house now contains audio visual presentations, original furnishings and memorabilia, a themed bookshop, tea room, viewing platform and... more

Animalarium [Attraction / Activity]

Ynis Fergi, Borth

Animalarium, Ynis Fergi, Borth, Ceredigion

The Animalarium is a rapidly expanding Zoo, who have recently welcomed Zulu and Wilma, a pair of young African Lions who were surplus from another Zoo. The Animalarium offers sanctuary to unwanted exotic animals. The monkeys, large snakes, caiman... more

Pennard Golf Club [Golf Course]

2 Southgate Road, Southgate

Pennard Golf Club, 2 Southgate Road, Southgate, Swansea

Pennard’s cliff-top links, founded in 1908 on the dramatic landscape of the Gower Peninsula, boasts arresting views across to the beautiful sandy beaches. Parts of the course are well above sea level but it is a James Braid-designed links of quality,... more

Dyffryn Gardens [Garden]

St Nicholas

Dyffryn Gardens, St Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan


Discover a beautiful Edwardian-style garden at Dyffren Gardens Dyffryn Botanic Garden are outstanding Grade I listed Edwardian gardens. They have recently been restored to Thomas Mawson's original 1904 design with the help of a... more

Powis Castle & Garden [Garden]

Welshpool

Powis Castle & Garden, Welshpool, Powys


Explore the Beautiful Powis Castle Garden Powis Castle´s Garden is laid out under the influence of Italian and French styles. The garden retains its original lead statues, a sunken orangery, hanging gardens and an aviary on a series... more

Ceredigion Museum & Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Coliseum, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth

Ceredigion Museum & Gallery, Coliseum, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

The Ceredigion Museum and Gallery first opened its doors in 1982 and sits inside Aberyswyth’s Coliseum building, a particularly unusual building built in 1904 as a theatre. Inside the museum and gallery, the curators have attempted to deepen... more

Margam Country Park [Attraction / Activity]

Margam, Port Talbot

Margam Country Park, Margam, Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot

850 acres of Parkland which include 12th century monastry ruins, 12th century church, 18th century orangery, 19th century country house. Largest collection of deer in Wales, 30 acres of refurbished gardens. New for 2002 - light railway attraction.... more

Snowdonia National Park [Attraction / Activity]

Penrhyndeudraeth, Snowdonia

Snowdonia National Park, Penrhyndeudraeth, Snowdonia, Gwynedd


Discover The Breathtaking Beauty of Snowdonia Situated on the west coast of Britain covering 823 square miles of diverse landscapes, Snowdonia National Park is a living working area, home to over 26,000 people. As well as being the... more

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park [Attraction / Activity]

Llanion Park, Pembroke Dock, Pembroke

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Llanion Park, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire


Explore the Delights of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park One of Britain's Best coastal National Parks. It's a spectacular landscape of rugged cliffs, sandy beaches, wooded estuaries and wild inland hills, and a place of... more

The National Botanic Garden of Wales [Garden]

Llanarthne, Carmarthen

The National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Created within 568 acres of beautiful parkland, The National Botanic Garden of Wales is home to a unique collection of over 100,000 different plants and the largest single-span Glasshouse in the world, designed by Lord Foster, which houses an... more

Marriott St Pierre Hotel and Country Club [Golf Course]

St Pierre Park, Chepstow

Marriott St Pierre Hotel and Country Club, St Pierre Park, Chepstow, Monmouthshire

Set in 400 acres of rolling South Wales countryside featuring a 14th century manor house hotel, the old course at St Pierre is a classic parkland with huge trees that encroach even further on the fairways each year, especially over the par-five first... more

Chirk Castle [Garden]

Chirk, Wrexham

Chirk Castle, Chirk, Wrexham, Wrexham


Explore beautifully cultivated gardens at Chirk Castle In the formal garden of Chirk Castle are substantial clipped yews, rose garden and climbers on the castle wall. Further on the garden is more informal, with a thatched `Hawk... more

Peterstone Court Country House, Restaurant & Spa, Llanhamlach, Brecon, Powys

Rumour has it that Charles I once visited the original site at Peterstone Court, and it has also been associated with the companions of William The Conqueror. We think we're very lucky to have this handsome piece of Georgian architecture on such a... more

Southerndown Golf Club [Golf Course]

Ogmore by Sea, Bridgend

Southerndown Golf Club, Ogmore by Sea, Bridgend

Southerndown, a combination of links, downland and heathland perched high overlooking Porthcawl, the Bristol Channel and a beautiful Welsh landscape, is invariably open to winds of varying strengths. Rolling tree-less slopes, yielding soft... more

Brecon Mountain Railway [Attraction / Activity]

Pant Station, Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil

Brecon Mountain Railway, Pant Station, Merthyr Tydfil

Travel in one of our all-weather observation coaches behind a vintage steam locomotive through beautiful scenery into the Brecon Beacons National Park along the full length of the Taf Fechan Reservoir to Dol-y-Gaer on one of the most popular railways... more

Tenby Golf Club [Golf Course]

The Burrows, Tenby

Tenby Golf Club, The Burrows, Tenby, Pembrokeshire

Originally nine holes in 1888, extended to 18 in 1907,Tenby is classic, rugged links on the Pembrokeshire coast with superb views over the Irish Sea to Caldey Island. There are few more natural course than Tenby that runs out and back. Tenby Golf... more

Conwy (Caernarvonshire) Golf Club [Golf Course]

Beacons Way, Conwy

Conwy (Caernarvonshire) Golf Club, Beacons Way, Conwy

Come and enjoy the welcome, the challenge and the wonderful scenery at Conwy Golf Club, voted the Welsh Golf Club of the Year 2007 and venue for the Wales Seniors Open in 2007, 2008 and 2012 when the likes of Ian Woosnam, Barry Lane and Tony... more

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority [Attraction / Activity]

Plas y Ffynnon, Cambrian Way, Brecon

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority, Plas y Ffynnon, Brecon, Powys

Whether it’s a day rambling along the banks of The River Usk, bird watching, caving, cycling or sitting quietly with a rod and a bucket of bait as you wait to land the big one, the Brecon Beacons National Park is the ideal place to do it. Guided... more

Nefyn & District Golf Club [Golf Course]

Lon Golff, Morfa Nefyn, Pwllheli

Nefyn & District Golf Club, Lon Golff, Pwllheli, Gwynedd

A dramatic cliff top course overlooking the Irish Sea that is visible from every spectacular hole. Extended from nine to 18 holes in 1912, then J H Taylor and James Braid added nine more in 1933, although only 26 holes are now in play, featuring 10... more

Lake Vyrnwy Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Lake Vyrnwy, Llanwddyn, Welshpool

Lake Vyrnwy Hotel & Spa, Lake Vyrnwy, Welshpool, Powys

As initial impressions go, the Spa at Lake Vyrnwy Hotel is as salubrious as they come: take in its deep glassy waters, admire the awesome Berwyn Mountains and a Victorian stone tower soaring out of the lake that dominates the scene – it’s like... more

Powis Castle & Garden [Historic House]

Welshpool

Powis Castle & Garden, Welshpool, Powys


Discover the majestic Powis Castle Powis Castle is built on a high rock overlooking the garden terraces and has been the home of the Earls of Powis for many generations. There is a wealth of fine paintings and furniture, one of the... more

Tredegar House [Historic House]

Coedkernew, Newport (Gwent)

Tredegar House, Coedkernew, Newport (Gwent), Newport


Discover the history of Tredegar House Tredegar House is one of the architectural wonders of Wales and one of the most significant late 17th century houses in the whole of the British Isles. For over 500 years it was home to one... more

The Dragon Health & Leisure Club [Spa]

The Dragon Hotel, The Kingsway, Swansea

The Dragon Health & Leisure Club, The Dragon Hotel, Swansea

The Dragon Health & Leisure Club and Beauty Treatment Rooms are perfect for a relaxing break to unwind and indulge in a spot of pampering. Facilities include an 18m heated indoor swimming pool, saunas, gymnasium and a range of fitness classes and... more

Plas Newydd Country House & Gardens [Historic House]

Llanfairpwllgwyngyll

Plas Newydd Country House & Gardens, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Mon)


Explore Plas Newydd Plas Newydd is an impressive 18th century house by James Wyatt which is famous for housing Rex Whistler´s largest painting and an exhibition about his work. The interior is a mix of classical and Gothic and was... more

Erddig [Garden]

Wrexham

Erddig, Wrexham, Wrexham


Explore the stunning gardens at Erddig Erddig, remarkable for its delightful 18th century `Dutch´ garden with canal, formal allees, pleached limes, and beautifully trained fruit trees. Later Victorian additions include a flower... more

Spaceguard Centre [Attraction / Activity]

Llanshay Lane, Knighton

Spaceguard Centre, Llanshay Lane, Knighton, Powys

The Spaceguard Centre is a working astronomical observatory, located in a commanding location overlooking the town of Knighton, Powys, with stunning views that cover four counties. The Centre is dedicated to the study of asteroids and comets that... more

The Imperial Hotel [Spa]

The Promenade, Llandudno

The Imperial Hotel, The Promenade, Llandudno, Conwy

The Victorians certainly knew how to do seaside escapism. The Imperial Hotel, looking out across the glorious Llandudno seafront promenade, retains its wonderful original period charm and features a smart, elegant spa to boot. Called Mint Condition,... more

Sygun Copper Mine [Attraction / Activity]

Beddgelert, Snowdonia

Sygun Copper Mine, Beddgelert, Snowdonia, Gwynedd

On the outside it’s idyllic – found in the heart of Snowdonia National Park with its vast lakes and pretty villages in easy reach – and on the inside, Sygun is naturally fascinating in a whole new way. Delve deeply into this old copper mine and... more

Aberdovey Golf Club [Golf Course]

Station Road, Aberdovey

Aberdovey Golf Club, Station Road, Aberdovey, Gwynedd

Aberdovey is a traditional nine-out, nine-in links course. The real defence of the 6,710 yard course that wends through sand dunes is the wind which is often a gentle zephyr but can also be ferocious. Many national championships are regularly held... more

The Marine Spa [Spa]

St David's Hotel & Spa, Havannah Street, Cardiff

The Marine Spa, St David's Hotel & Spa, Cardiff

The St David’s Hotel & Spa has launched a new marine spa concept unique to the UK. At the centre of the new concept is Thalgo, who have created a range of treatments based on the best marine thalassotherapy cures whilst E’SPA will continue to offer... more

Gawthorpe Hall [Historic House]

Burnley Road, Padiham, Burnley

Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Burnley, Lancashire


Discover 'the Downton of the north' at Gawthorpe Hall Gawthorpe Hall was built in the early 17th century for Sir Richard Shuttleworth although the family owned the estate for 200 years before. Much of the original plasterwork... more

Kew Palace [Historic House]

33 Kew Green, Richmond upon Thames

Kew Palace, 33 Kew Green, Richmond upon Thames, London


Explore a Royal Manor House untouched by History Built as a private house in 1631 and used by the royal family between 1729 and 1818, Kew Palace is an intimate regal home once enjoyed by George III, Queen Charlotte and their 15... more

Ayr Racecourse [Attraction / Activity]

2/6 Whitletts Road, Ayr

Ayr Racecourse, 2/6 Whitletts Road, Ayr, Ayrshire

Known to host some of the best horse racing in Scotland, the Ayr Racecourse meets the mark both in flat racing and the jumps. The beautifully-located course close to the coast yet really easy to get to by air, rail or road is home to the Scottish... more

Norton House Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Ingliston, Edinburgh

Norton House Hotel & Spa, Ingliston, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

At Norton House Spa, the traditional and modern blend together with consummate ease as the grand style of a traditional country mansion compliments an exclusive contemporary health club & spa. There are a range of therapies and treatments which... more

Chiltern Open Air Museum [Attraction / Activity]

Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles

Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire

The award winning Chiltern Open Air Museum is a great day out for families, with a 45 acre site to run around and explore. There are over 30 rescued historic buildings on display, including an Iron Age House, 1940s prefab, Victorian earth cottage and... more

Chilford Hall Vineyard [Attraction / Activity]

Balsham Road, Linton

Chilford Hall Vineyard, Balsham Road, Linton, Cambridgeshire

Chilford Vineyard cover 18 acres and the first vines were planted in 1972. The internationally famous Chilford Hall Vineyard, originally laid out in 1972 with further planting between 1974 and 1976, currently has 18 acres in production.... more

Cotswold House Spa [Spa]

Cotswold House Hotel, The Square, High Street, Chipping Campden

Cotswold House Spa, Cotswold House Hotel, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

While at some spas, you find yourself elbowed out from your peaceful swim by a noisy aqua aerobics class or jolted out of some quiet contemplation by children in armbands, at Decleor Spa, set in a converted coach house, they believe small and... more

Upton House & Gardens [Historic House]

Banbury

Upton House & Gardens, Banbury, Warwickshire


Explore the Beautiful Upton House and Gardens Upton House is an impressive mansion built in the 17th century on an earlier site, and was remodelled in the 1920s by the 2nd Viscount Bearsted, son of the founder of Shell Oil. He... more

Haddon Hall [Garden]

Bakewell

Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire


Explore the Gardens of Haddon Hall The gardens at Haddon Hall were cleared and replanted at the beginning of the 20th century, returning them to their former glory. Yew trees were planted as well as herbaceous borders; climbing ivy... more

Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Building [Museum / Art Gallery]

The Airfield, Manston Road, Ramsgate

Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Building, The Airfield, Ramsgate, Surrey

The Memorial Building houses wartime Spitfire & Hurricane fighter aircraft together with an ever expanding display of original and emotive memorabilia from the 1939-1945 war periods. Battle of Britain Tapestry. ´Dambusters´ and ´Channel Dash´... more

Wolverhampton Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Established in 1884, Wolverhampton Art Gallery is an award-winning hands-on art gallery situated in Wolverhampton town centre. The Gallery has substantial collections of both Contemporary Art and sumptuous displays of Victorian and Georgian... more

Belton House [Garden]

Grantham

Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire


Discover a quintessential English Country Estate Often referred to as the perfect country house, Belton House in Lincolnshire provides plenty to keep stately home lovers happy for the day. Wander the truly lovely deer park and... more

Royal Pavilion [Attraction / Activity]

4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton

Royal Pavilion, 4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton, East Sussex


Discover a world of colour inside The Royal Pavilion Built as a seaside pleasure palace for King George IV, this iconic Brighton Building mixes Regency grandeur with the visual style of India and China. Wander the halls with an... more

The Manchester Golf Club [Golf Course]

Hopwood Cottage, Rochdale Road, Middleton, Manchester

The Manchester Golf Club, Hopwood Cottage, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Hopwood Park was designed by Harry Colt and is a superb mix of parkland and moorland. It measures 6,490 yards and is divided by a wide ravine with a brook winding through it and there are innumerable gullies. There are three holes of 500 yards and... more

The Chestnut Centre [Attraction / Activity]

Castleton Road, Chapel le Frith, High Peak

The Chestnut Centre, Castleton Road, High Peak, Derbyshire

The Chestnut Centre is an escape from the bustle of life, in a secluded natural valley in the Peak National Park. The centre is home to 4 species of otters including the rare Giant Otter, 15 species of owl, tame fallow deer in the deer herd, foxes,... more

Wightwick Manor & Gardens [Garden]

Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton

Wightwick Manor & Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton, West Midlands


Explore the beautiful gardens of Wightwick Manor The Wightwick Manor´s 17 acre garden was designed by Alfred Parsons and Thomas Mawson. The main framework consists of large trees with an eye-catching octagonal arbour hung with... more

Hunterian Art Gallery & The Mackintosh House [Museum / Art Gallery]

University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow

Hunterian Art Gallery & The Mackintosh House, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Glasgow City


Hunterian Art Gallery & The Mackintosh House, Glasgow Part of the University of Glasgow’s old and distinguished Hunterian Museum, The Hunterian Art Gallery is home to an outstanding collection of paintings by Rembrandt, Koninck,... more

Knightshayes [Garden]

Bolham, Tiverton

Knightshayes, Bolham, Tiverton, Devon


Explore the Beautiful Knightshayes Garden The celebrated Knightshayes Garden, was originally planned in the late 1870s and then replanted in the 1950s. Crisply-managed formal terraces and a rather formal woodland garden with a... more

Lord's Tour & MCC Museum [Attraction / Activity]

Lord's Ground, London

Lord's Tour & MCC Museum, Lord's Ground, London, London

Lord´s Tour & MCC Museum is renowned as the home of cricket and England´s premier ground for international matches. The fully guided tour includes the Pavilion, MCC Museum, which celebrates the 450 year history of the game, and many other places of... more

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