Pembrokeshire Coast named tenth best travel experience in UK

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park has been named as the tenth best travel experience in the UK, according to Lonely Planet.

The travel media company based the list of 500 experiences across Great Britain, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands on how ‘memorable, beautiful, surprising and compelling’ they are.

Eight destinations in Wales appear in the top 100. 47 Welsh sights and experiences feature in total.

View from Mount Snowdon

Edinburgh Festival Fringe is ranked highest, with the British Museum in London, and the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland, placing second and third.

Here is where Welsh destinations appear in the top 100:

10-Explore Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
45-Take on Snowdon, the loftiest summit in Wales or England

Three Cliffs Bay, Gower Peninsula
47-Gasp at the coastlines of the Gower Peninsula
48-Roar the dragons to victory at the Principality Stadium

Principality Stadium
59-Mingle with sociable puffins on Skomer
64-Lace your best climbing boots for reconnoitring tricky Tryfan

Puffins on Skomer Island
79-Immerse yourself in coasteering in Pembrokeshire
93-Make a pilgrimage way out west to St David’s Cathedral

St David's Cathedral

The Lonely Planet guide describes the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park as a ‘ravishing stretch of cliff-flanked coves, thrashing seas, wildflower-freckled moors and hedge-rowed tracks leading to one-pub villages’.

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