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    Posted on Aug 29, 2016

    21 Reasons You Need To Pack Your Bags And Head For The Welsh Coast

    Wales' best kept secret.

    1. Wales is well known for its vast mountains and charming valleys.

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    Nefyn, Gwynedd

    2. But beyond the green hills and fields lies an equally beautiful coast.

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    Porth Wen, Anglesey

    3. It's a coast stretched with miles of beaches, just waiting to be explored.

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    Rhossili Bay Beach, Swansea

    4. And inviting towns, where you're guaranteed a warm welcome.

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    Tenby harbour, Pembrokeshire

    5. You'd be forgiven for thinking you're in the Mediterranean.

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    Watwick Bay, Pembrokeshire

    6. There's wildlife that's certain to catch your attention.

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    Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire

    7. And historical sites that will take you back in time.

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    St Govans Chapel, Pembrokeshire

    8. You can avoid the crowds and soak in the sunshine.

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    Mwnt beach, Ceredigion

    9. Or join in on celebrations.

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    Llandudno Pier, Conwy

    10. Even the abandoned buildings have a strange beauty to them.

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    Talacre lighthouse, Flintshire

    11. Some areas will have you thinking that you've stepped into a fantasy world.

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    Green Bridge of Wales, Pembrokeshire

    12. The Welsh coast is diversely beautiful.

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    Portmeirion, Gwynedd

    13. The North and South and can feel like two different countries.

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    Blue Lagoon, Pembrokeshire

    14. But they manage to combine together into one stunning coastline.

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    Llangrannog beach, Ceredigion

    15. Even at night it shines in its magnificence.

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    Three Cliffs Bay, Swansea

    16. There's always something interesting just around every corner.

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    South Stack Lighthouse, Anglesey

    17. There's a reason why people come visit the area from afar.

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    Caernarfon Castle, Gwynedd

    18. Imagine how beautiful this would look on your Instagram.

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    Monknash Coast, Vale of Glamorgan

    19. There's no doubt about it: The coast is Wales' best kept secret.

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    Elegug Stacks, Pembrokeshire

    20. So maybe you should think about visiting.

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    Freshwater West, Pembrokeshire

    21. P.S. Bring a good pair of walking shoes.

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    Gyrn Goch, Gwynedd

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