Campsites in Wales
There are many nice campsites in Wales. Shell island, for example, is the largest campsite in the UK at over 300 acres and is one of the largest campsites in the whole of Europe. Based in North Wales, the campsite boasts stunning views of the picturesque Welsh countryside, including Snowdonia National Park and Cardigan Bay. Shell Island is popular with those wanting a holiday by the sea but who don’t want to stay in a crowded seaside town with all the usual tourist traps. You can go kayaking in the sea and go fishing in the nearby village of Llanbedr. The family run Erwlon Caravan and Camping Park to the west of the Brecon Beacons is an ideal location to discover magical mid Wales. It has an award winning amenity block and designated adult only and family areas, parkwide WiFi, fully serviced super-pitches and a children’s playground. The campsite is perfectly situated for outdoor activities with a variety of walking trails, cycling routes, caving and riding adventures.
Things to do in Wales
There are so many things to do in Wales and going on a campervan holiday really opens up the country to you. Adventure seekers can take on the challenge of climbing Snowdon, Wales’ largest mountain, or if you are looking for an easier way up there is also a train! Enjoy the breathtaking views from the top in this stunning corner of the country. If you are a fan of castles, Wales is the ideal place for you with many fascinating examples across the country from Caerphilly to Caernarfon. Sports fans can head to Cardiff for rugby at the Millenium Stadium or international cricket at Sophia Gardens and art connoisseurs can head to Cardiff’s National Museum Wales to explore its world class collection of Impressionist works. Wales also has an impressive coastline with many fabulous beaches in Pembrokeshire and the Gower Peninsula where you can sit back and enjoy the view or partake in some water sports!
Events in Wales
Next to things to do, there are also many fantastic events in Wales that are definitely worth a visit! If you are visiting Wales in April, you might want to check out Cardiff's own RHS Flower Show. Organised by the Royal Horticultural Society, the show is a huge display of hundreds of different species of flowers, and usually brings in people from all over the world. Pembrokeshire Fish Week was ranked first in the top 10 food festivals by the Independent. It has come first in several other similar competitions even winning the Gold Award for the Food Tourism Destination category in the True Taste Food and Drink Awards. Accolades aside, Fish week is a biennial celebration of Pembrokeshire’s world-class seafood, spectacular coastline, gorgeous clean beaches, and fascinating heritage of its maritime history. Every year in a different location there is also the National Eisteddfod of Wales, a celebration of the country’s language and culture, which gives a fascinating insight into this ancient land.