Popular Cities in Wales

Top cities in Wales, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Cardiff #1 most popular location
One of the longest established cities in the U.K, Cardiff has been occupied for at least 2,000 years since the Romans first established a fort on the site of the current Cardiff Castle. For t…
610travelers 66reviews 23blogs
Llandudno #2 most popular location
Llandudno is a Victorian seaside resort on the coast of North Wales. Known as the "Queen of the Welsh Resorts" it is the largest seaside resort in Wales and has numerous tourist attractions …
27travelers 5reviews 2blogs
Swansea #3 most popular location
Swansea (pronounced: Swan-zee; Welsh: Abertawe) is a city on the South Wales coast. With a population approaching 250,000, it is the second largest city in Wales, and is located on the beauti…
188travelers 19reviews 6blogs
Tenby #4 most popular location
Tenby (Welsh language: Dinbych-y-Pysgod, "little town of the fishes or little fortress of the fish") is a walled seaside town in Pembrokeshire, south-west Wales, lying on Carmarthen Bay, and …
8travelers 1blogs
Caernarfon #5 most popular location
8travelers 10reviews 2blogs
Llangollen #6 most popular location
Overlooked by Castell Dinas Bran - Llangollen is a small touristy town in Denbighshire, North Wales. The river Dee runs through the middle of the town and there is a railway situated by the b…
4travelers 3reviews 3blogs
Betws-y-coed #7 most popular location
Betws-y-Coed is the principal village of the Snowdonia National Park. Covering more than 800 square miles, the park is a region of haunting beauty and grandeur, of wild rocky mountains, hidde…
1reviews
Aberystwyth #8 most popular location
Aberystwyth .English: Mouth of the River Ystwyth, is a historic market town, administrative centre and holiday resort within Ceredigion, Wales. It is often colloquially known as Aber, and is …
40travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Conwy #9 most popular location
Conwy is a small town in Wales, surrounded by an medieval city wall, and guarded by an enormous castle, which is mostly intact. Conwy’s castle is part of a Unesco World Heritage Site that i…
15travelers 5reviews 4blogs
Llanberis #10 most popular location
Llanberis is a former slate quarrying village in Gwynedd, North Wales, on the southern bank of the lake Llyn Padarn and at the foot of Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales and England. It i…
2travelers 10reviews 4blogs
Brecon #11 most popular location
Brecon is popular as a holiday destination, being on the northern edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, affording among the best views of the Brecon Beacons themselves, a range of hills, …
8travelers 3blogs
Carmarthen #12 most popular location
Carmarthen has a number of surviving heritage attractions including the Roman amphitheatre and the castle. The Gwili Railway, a section of the former railway line to Aberystwyth, has also bee…
17travelers 1reviews
Wrexham #13 most popular location
Wrexham (Wrecsam in Welsh) is a town in North Wales that has been pushing for city status for over 5 years. It has a population of close to 70,000. Wrexham has a direct rail link to Londo…
63travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Dolgellau #14 most popular location
1reviews
Haverfordwest #15 most popular location
9travelers 1blogs
Abergavenny #16 most popular location
19travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Barmouth #17 most popular location
Barmouth 'a town on the seaside' is a beautiful little area situated in Wales and attracts mainly tourists from Great Britain. It's collection of bedsits, hotels and caravan sites make it tra…
1travelers 9reviews
Bala #18 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Llandrindod Wells #19 most popular location
Llandrindod Wells is a spa town, which means it has some water coming out the ground somewhere. The Romans liked that sort of thing. Nowadays, it is a quintessential Welsh border town and ho…
7travelers 1reviews
Chepstow #20 most popular location
Chepstow is a town on the border of Wales and England. It is situated in the Welsh county of Monmouthshire and sits on the river Wye. There are two main things that attract people to Chep…
12travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Pembroke #21 most popular location
Pembrokeshire is home to many beaches, it's most famous beach Tenby attracts many tourists. On Tenby's beach frount you can find many shops. There is a castle here to go to and many great…
5travelers 2reviews
Llanelli #22 most popular location
Llanelli is the largest town in the county of Carmarthenshire, in south-west Wales.It sits on the Loughor estuary on the West Wales coast, approximately 13 miles (21 km) west of the city of S…
17travelers 1reviews
Usk #23 most popular location
Usk (Welsh language: Brynbuga) is a pretty town in Monmouthshire, southeast Wales, on the bank of the River Usk. It originated as a Roman fortress and, these days, contains a number of import…
13travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Criccieth #24 most popular location
Criccieth, the 'Pearl of Wales on the shores of Snowdonia', is located on the southern coast of the Lleyn Peninsula on Cardigan Bay and has the best weather. The long arm of the Lleyn shelter…
1travelers 1reviews
Mold #25 most popular location
10travelers 1reviews
Colwyn Bay #26 most popular location
9travelers 1blogs
Holyhead #27 most popular location
7travelers 1blogs
Machynlleth #28 most popular location
3reviews 2blogs
Snowdonia #29 most popular location
Snowdonia is one of the most picturesque places in North Wales. The national park is 838 square miles encompassing Snowdon at 3560ft the highest mountain in Wales. The area is well loved b…
9travelers 2reviews 4blogs
Porthmadog #30 most popular location
2travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Corwen #31 most popular location
2blogs
Bangor #32 most popular location
2travelers 4reviews
Beaumaris #33 most popular location
2travelers 4reviews
Port Talbot #34 most popular location
The town of Port Talbot is built along the eastern rim of Swansea Bay in a narrow strip of coastal plane surrounding the River Afan estuary. Swansea is visible on the opposite side of Swansea…
13travelers 1reviews
Caerphilly #35 most popular location
31travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Hay-on-Wye #36 most popular location
Situated within the Brecon Beacons National Park, close to the border with England, Hay-on-Wye has become renowned as the 'second hand bookshop capital' of the United Kingdom. The Hay Fest…
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Beddgelert #37 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Fishguard #38 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Castleton #39 most popular location
1travelers 2blogs
Llanrwst #40 most popular location
1reviews
Pontypridd #41 most popular location
13travelers 1reviews
Kilgetty #42 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Prestatyn #43 most popular location
5travelers 1blogs
Llandeilo #44 most popular location
4travelers 1blogs
Pwllheli #45 most popular location
Pwllheli (Welsh pronunciation: [pʊɬˈhɛlɪ]) is a community and the main market town of the Llŷn Peninsula in Gwynedd, north-western Wales. It has a population of 3,861,[1]of which a larg…
6travelers 1reviews
Montgomery #46 most popular location
Montgomery is a town in Wales one mile west of the Shropshire border in England. At first glance and after speaking to many locals the town appears much more English than it does Welsh. You…
1travelers 1reviews
Saint David's #47 most popular location
St David's is the smallest city in Britain, because it has a cathedral. It is the city of the patron saint of Wales - Saint David. It has numerous cafés, gift shops and boutique shops. It…
3travelers 3reviews
Gorseinon #48 most popular location
Gorseinon is a town in south west Wales, near the Loughor estuary. It was a small village until the late 19th century when it grew around the coal mining and tinplate industries. It is situat…
1reviews
Talsarnau #49 most popular location
1blogs
Tintern #50 most popular location
Tintern is a small place on the banks of the river Wye. Apart from the ruins of teh famous Abbey, there are two or three pubs, a Best Western Hotel, adn several craft shops. The landscape…
1travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Caerleon #51 most popular location
5travelers 2blogs
Blaenau Ffestiniog #52 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Llanbedr #53 most popular location
1reviews
Snowdonia National Park #54 most popular location
2travelers 1blogs
Caersws #55 most popular location
1reviews
Moelfre #56 most popular location
1reviews
Anglesey #57 most popular location
10travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Ffestiniog #58 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Rhossili #59 most popular location
Rhossili (grid reference SS416880) is a small village and community on the southwestern tip of the Gower Peninsula. near Swansea in Wales. Since the 1970s it has fallen within the boundaries …
1blogs
Trefriw #60 most popular location
1reviews
The name is Welsh for "St Mary's church in the hollow of the white hazel near to the rapid whirlpool and the church of St Tysilio of the red cave". This village was originally known as Lla…
11travelers 1reviews
Bodelwyddan #62 most popular location
1reviews
Devil's Bridge #63 most popular location
1reviews
Abercastle #64 most popular location
1reviews
Penmon #65 most popular location
1reviews
Gower Penninsular #66 most popular location
2blogs
Marloes #67 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Bethesda #68 most popular location
2travelers 2reviews
New Castle #69 most popular location
5travelers 1blogs
Porthgain #70 most popular location
1reviews
Abereiddy #71 most popular location
1reviews
Trevor #72 most popular location
3reviews
Gowerton #73 most popular location
1reviews
Llithfaen #74 most popular location
2reviews
Rhiw #75 most popular location
2reviews
Goodwick #76 most popular location
1reviews
Nevern #77 most popular location
1reviews
Tremadog #78 most popular location
1blogs
Glyn-neath #79 most popular location
1blogs
St Davids #80 most popular location
1blogs