2 Bala Lake Whilst not technically on the coast

first_img2. Bala LakeWhilst not technically on the coast, the shores of this lake are still stunning. The small town of Bala, after which the lake is named, makes a great pit-stop for a cup of tea after a day roaming around the Welsh countryside. 4. Dyfi EstuaryForming the frontier between the counties of Gwynedd and Ceredigion, the Dyfi (or Dovey) Estuary leads to the Dyfi River and out to the Irish Sea. 9. Llansteffan CastleOfficially ‘the church of Stephen’ this twelfth century castle sits on the craggy cliffs above the Tywi Estuary. 3. Porth CwyfanThis tiny tidal island off the west coast of the Isle of Anglesey is a favourite with landscape photographers. Perched on this picturesque patch is St. Cwyfan’s church, dating back to the thirteenth century. 7. Point LynasSituated on the rocks of the north coast of Anglesey, Point Lynas Lighthouse is still fully operational and a great place to spot porpoises and dolphins swimming offshore. 6. PortmeirionIt took Sir Clough Williams-Ellis 50 years to design and build this Italian Riviera style town on the shore of north Wales, before it hit the small screen as the filming location for 1960s TV show The Prisoner. See more stunning spots in the UK and around the world:10 magical places in the UK Top 5 scenic road trips in Ireland 10 of the world’s most beautiful places – in pictures 10 best beautiful secret beaches in Europe 7 of the world’s most extraordinary natural phenomena – in picturesSkyscanner is the world’s travel search engine, helping your money go further on flights, hotels and car hire.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Mapcenter_img 8. Mumbles LighthouseAnother lighthouse on the list, this one was built in 1794 and is located near Swansea on the rocky outcrop at Mumbles Head. 10. Traeth MawrWelsh for ‘big sands’, Traeth Mawr is an area of land that was reclaimed from the sea more than one hundred years ago. Today, it’s a great spot for nature and wildlife enthusiasts. Many of Britain’s most beautiful beaches are showcased along the stunning Welsh shoreline, and we’ve got the pictures to prove it!Making St. David proud this feast day, March 1st, here are ten of the most breathtaking coastal spots in charming Cymru:Find hotels in Wales1. SkomerJust off the coast of Pembrokeshire in southwestern Wales, Skomer Island sits pretty, with prehistoric houses, supernatural stone circles and the largest Atlantic puffin colony in Britain. 5. PenbwchdyOn the coast of Pembrokeshire in west Wales, Penbwchdy is a small place with big views, like these dramatic headlands. RelatedReaders’ tips: 10 more of Britain’s best beachesYou shared your beaches in Blighty with us, from Bognor to Barafundle, but did your favourite spot make the cut?10 stunning beaches in Wales that will make you think you’re in the CaribbeanLooking for a bank holiday break, or even a summer holiday that doesn’t cost a fortune or involve a long flight? Well Wales has all the right ingredients, including some pretty stunning beaches. Whether you’re in search of a quiet beach for a fun family break, or an isolated cove…10 of the best beaches in the UKDo you love to be beside the seaside, but not got the pennies to jet off to the Maldives or some other exotic sandy shore? From pebble beaches and soaring white cliffs, to swathes of golden sands that look like something straight from the Med, here are 10 of the…last_img read more