Wonderful Wales and its Outstanding Beauty
Unspoilt Meadow in Wales
Beautiful Wales, a Summary
This is just a brief introduction to the beautiful countryside of Wales. Each area is different within its tiny area. It is approximately 300 miles long by 70 miles across and within its boundaries lies a wealth of beautiful places. There are over 600 castles, some in ruins, amazing Roman remains and artifacts going back to prestone age. People have chosen to live in Wales since the beginning of time.
The food sources in Wales are second to none and mainly organic. It is gaining International renown as a destination for the Gourmet. Its proximity to the sea make it a place where the fish is fresh and delicacies like crab, scallops and other shell fish abound. It is also famous for its seaweed dish called Lavabread but don't ask me to recommend that personally, it is an acquired taste. My grandparents ate it regularly and lived a good vigorous life well into their nineties which may point to some of its merits. Welsh lamb fed on the salt marshes near the sea is delightful. Fruit and vegetables thrive with its mild climate and ample rain. Early potatoes and other vegetables are a feature of Pembrokeshire in the west.
The beaches are diverse, from the huge expanse of sand in Pendine and Newgale to tiny coves set in huge cliffs. There are many pastimes for the sea lover, sailoing and wind surfing are popular and there are many safe beaches for children. Pony trekking is offered throughout Wales as Welsh ponies and cobs are a national treasure.
Whatever your vacation dream is, Wales can fulfill it with the exception of hot weather. There is usually a breeze and it has its fair share of rain. Well it has to be that green for a reason! The Lonely Planet Guide states that the Pembrokeshire National Park with its wonderful coastal path is one of the most beautiful places on the planet. What more can I say!