Places to visit in South Wales with friends or family

  • Places to visit in South Wales with friends or family
    March 4, 2013 8:22 pm,8200 Views

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    Afan Forest Park

    Afan Forest Park is an area of natural beauty located in Neath Port Talbot in South Wales. The park is a haven for holiday makers seeking outdoor activities especially those who enjoy mountain biking, cycling and walking.

    “Afan Forest Park is in one of the most beautiful valleys in south Wales and has miles of world-class mountain bike trails, suitable for both beginners and experts”…The Daily Telegraph

    “Afan has some of the finest cross country terrain in the UK. Many riders regard it as on a par with the best of North America. There are four trails, offering 60 miles of hardcore biking”…The Times

    “The 9,000 acres of Afan Forest (Afan Argoed) is a paradise for mountain bikers – recently described as one of the 10 best places to ride before you die”…The Guardian

    “Afan Forest Park near Port Talbot has been voted along with Chamonix and Kathmandu into the world’s top ten mountain biking trails”…The Independent

    The park is located at: Afan Forest Park Visitor Centre, Cynonville, Port Talbot, SA13 3HG.

    Go Ape at Margam Country Park

    Go Ape at Margam Country park offers an experience in tree tops like no other. This exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings  set up at about 120 feet above the forest floor will thrill and excite you. The lush green forest and a healthy  breathtaking scenery adds to the whole experience as you get to grips with the smattering of tree-top high wires and zip wires around you. All-in-all this is a great fun day out for all the family.

    Go Ape is located at: Margam Country Park, Port Talbot, South Wales SA13 2TJ.


    King Arthur’s Labyrinth

    Located deep in the mountains of Snowdonia, King Arthur’s Labyrinth this mysterious visitor attraction draws in the crowds from all over the world.  The Labrinth is located in the village of Corris, an area steeped in myths and legends. Here you will join a Dark Age boatman, sail through a waterfall and back in time thousands of years to a time long forgotten. Arriving at the time of King Arthur, you will explore the dramatic underground caverns of the Labyrinth, enjoy tales of King Arthur and other ancient Welsh legends.  The whole experience is very  worthwhile and enjoyable especially for the young.

    King arthur’s Labyrinth is located at: Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys SY20 9RF.

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