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21 Gorgeous Photos That Prove Wales Is The Most Beautiful Country In The World

Cymru am byth. Wales forever.

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1. Castell Caerffili


Meaning: "Caerphilly Castle"

Location: Caerphilly, Caerphilly

Fun fact: The lakes surrounding the castle, which was built during the 13th century, are artificial- they were built as a defense system.

3. Pontarfynach

Alex Liivet / Creative Commons / Via Flickr: alexmartin81

Meaning: "the bridge on the monk"

Location: Devil's Bridge, Ceredigion

Fun fact:The bridge for which the village is named is actually three bridges, each built on top of the other. The oldest was built circa the 12th century.


13. Castell Cricieth

Hefin Owen / Creative Commons / Via Flickr: 47515486@N05

Meaning: "Criccieth Castle"

Location: Criccieth, Gwynedd

Fun fact: The castle was set on fire in 1404 by the forces of Owain Glyndŵr; some stones still show the scorch marks.

15. The lighthouse of Ynys Llanddwyn


Meaning: "Llanddwyn Island;" Llanddwyn means "the church of St. Dwynwen"

Location: Ynys Llanddwyn, Anglesey

Fun fact: St. Dwynwen is the Welsh equivalent of Saint Valentine.

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