Wales is a wonderful country, offering a stunning coastline, welcoming towns and delicious local produce. With so much to see and do, it can be hard to know where to stay. From a literary gem to a colourful seafront, we have found you the best towns to stay in Wales. Whether you are looking for a relaxing break complete with top food and cosy cafes, or a more active getaway to blow away the cobwebs, there will be a town for you in here.
Surrounded on all sides by the Brecon Brecons National Park, Brecon is a wonderful place to stay. This market town still holds an amazing market every second Saturday of the month, where you can find a wide variety of goodies. As well as home to great local produce, Brecon is a great spot for enjoying the great outdoors. Enjoy walking and cycling from your front door.
Best known for its instagrammable harbour, Tenby is a gem of the Welsh coast. However, there is more to this town than meets the eye. Behind the beautiful seafront, you will find great places to eat and welcoming independent shops. You’ll also be well placed to explore some of Pembrokeshire’s best beaches.
As the largest town on the Isle of Anglesey, Holyhead is a vibrant place to stay and explore this wonderful area of north Wales. From fishing to shopping, watersports to history, there is so much to see and do here. If you need respite from the hustle and bustle, Breakwater Country Park is only a short drive away.
Found on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park and watched over by Sugar Loaf Mountain, the market town of Abergavenny is sure to give you a warm welcome. Stroll around its streets lined with shops and places to eat, or venture out into the National Park. The pace of life is slower here, making it perfect for a holiday.
This charming market town sits on the English-Welsh border and is well known for its 10 day literature and arts festival. Even if you do not visit in time for the festival is it a lovely place; surrounded by gorgeous Welsh countryside and home to more bookshops than you can shake a stick at.