Wales

Wales Overview

Only two hours from London, Wales is one of the countries that make up the United Kingdom. Rich in history and natural beauty, Wales has a living Celtic culture distinct to the rest of the United Kingdom. Travellers are attracted to Wales because of its beautiful landscape, including the mountains and coast of its stunning national parks, the wealth of history and large number of imposing castles.

Lying on a mountainous western peninsula of the island of Great Britain, Wales is bordered to the east by England, while the Republic of Ireland sits to the west across the Irish Sea.

Whether you are after adventure, culture or some peace and quite, Wales can offer you numerous holiday ideas, to suit all budgets and itineraries.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

CAPITAL: Cardiff
POPULATION: 3 million
LANGUAGE: English and Welsh
CURRENCY: Pound Sterling
ELECTRIC CURRENT: 240V, 50Hz. To power any electrical item an international adapter or a three pin plug is required.
Country Dialling Code: +44
TIME ZONE: GMT/UTC 0