Towns in Wales.

Aber-bargoed
Aberaeron
Aberaeron is the gem of Cardigan Bay, which is famed for its dolphins and other wildlife. The beautiful Vale of Aeron ends here with its sparkling river bouncing into the harbour.
Aberbeeg
Abercarn
Aberdare
Aberdaron
Aberdaron is a small village with a long sandy beach, near the end of the Llyn peninsula - the Welsh Land's End. It is an attractive, traditional place, still Welsh-speaking, with an ancient church and a pub.
Aberdovey
Aberdulais
Aberdulais is one of the oldest industrial sites in Britain - over four hundred years of industrial activity inspired and powered by its famous waterfall at the confluence of the Dulais and Neath rivers, about three miles from Neath.
Abererch
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Abergavenny
Abergele
Situated on the North Wales coast, Abergele, which used to be a Roman Trading port is now well known for its beautiful long white sandy beach.
Abergynolwyn
Abersoch
Abersoch is a large village in Gwynedd on the North Wales coast. It is on the sunny south-facing coast of the Lleyn Peninsula at the mouth of the Afon Soch river.
Aberystwyth
Aberystwyth is a small seaside town which is the historic administrative centre of Ceredigion in Dyfed, Mid Wales.
Acrefair
Amlwch
Ammanford
Ammanford is today one of the busiest towns in the county but still retains a flavour of the town's proud coalfield heritage.
Amroth
Arddleen
Bala
Bangor
Bangor, with its 6th century cathedral, is one of Britain's smallest cities with a population of less than 14,000 people. However, its numbers swell during term time as Bangor University accommodates around 10,000 students.
Bangor-is-y-coed
Bargoed
Barmouth
Barmouth is a lovely seaside resort in North-West Wales, on the River Mawddacch estuary in Cardigan Bay. Barmouth is a characterful welsh town of stone-built houses, three or four storeys high, with beautiful views to the Welsh mountains.
Barry
In the late 18 hundreds, Barry (South wales)only had three small villages and a few farms in three parishes - Barry, Merthyr Dyfan and Cadoxton. The population in 1881 was 85 in the village of Barry, and 403 in Cadoxton.
Beaumaris
Beddgelert
Beguildy
Benllech
Berriew
Betws-y-coed
The village of Betws-y-Coed (pronounced Betoos - er - koid ) is in the wooded Conwy valley of North Wales.
Blackmill
Blaenau Ffestiniog
Blaina
Bodelwyddan
Borth
Borth has a beautiful setting the beaches are beautiful its lovely and peaceful and a great place to visit!
Bosherston
Bosherston is a peaceful historic village within the lovely Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Its main attractions are the long sandy beach at Broad Haven and the famous lily ponds on the former Stackpole Estate.
Boughrood
Brechfa
Brechfa, (Meaning: WELSH "mottled place") hidden in the Cothi valley north east of Carmarthen, has been described as one of the most secluded villages in South Wales and has a long and fascinating history.
Brecon
Historic Brecon is the bustling centre of the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Bridgend
Principal town of the County Borough, and sitting equidistant between Wales' capital city of Cardiff and its second city of Swansea, Bridgend is a bustling shoppers paradise. A county town, rich in Heritage and History where zealous pilgrim
Briton Ferry
Broad Haven
Bronwydd Arms Station
Broughton
Bryn-crug
Brynamman
Brynamman (Welsh: Brynaman) sits at the foot of the Black Mountain at the western end of the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Brynmawr
Buckley
Caergwrle
Caernarfon
Caernarfon in Gwynedd, in the west of North Wales, is a small town with many royal connections and a splendid castle.
Caerphilly
Set in the shadow of Europe's second largest castle, lies the town of Caerphilly. The imposing majesty of this Norman castle dominates the town.
Caerwent
Capel Garmon
Capel Garmon is a small village off the beaten track in an idyllic setting in Snowdonia. As you approach from the A5 on a summer evening the narrow road takes you over a hill. As you reach the top the whole of the Canarvon mountain range li
Capel-y-ffin
Cardiff
Cardiff is an exciting city to visit, a rich blend of ancient and modern, where the city's fine Victorian and Edwardian architecture is being complemented by some of the most innovative of new developments.
Carmarthen
Carmarthen is a thriving commercial centre with a good mix of traditional and modern shopping facilities and famous bustling indoor and outdoor market.
Carnguwch
Carnguwch is the name of a hill and a parish near the village of Llithfaen on the Llyn Peninsula in North Wales...
Carrog
Castle Caereinion
Cefn-coed-y-cymmer
Cefn Coed y cymmer is a small but lively village near Merthyr tydfil very near to the wonderful Brecon beacons it was once part of Brecknock (Powys) but now comes under Mid Glamorgan.
Cemaes
Cemmaes
Cenarth
Chepstow
'Something for everyone' is possibly a good phrase to use when describing Chepstow. Well known for it's Norman castle, walled town, and Racecourse. Chepstow utilises these venues to the greatest effect.
Chirk
Cilycwm
Cilycwm is a small, scattered community of mainly hill farms in Wales, to the north-west of the Brecon Beacons National Park, near Llandovery.
Clocaenog
Clynnog-fawr
Clyro
Cogan
Colwyn Bay
Colwyn Bay is a popular coastal resort town in Conwy,North Wales. Set on a sweeping bay in a bowl-shaped depression it is surrounded by some of the most attractive scenery in Wales.
Connah's Quay
Conwy
Conwy in North Wales is set on the Conwy River Estuary, dominated by the majesty of Conwy Castle. Fine views over the harbour and Snowdonia form the backdrop to this medieval walled town.
Corris
Cowbridge
The picturesque, Roman market town of Cowbridge is often refered to as the 'Jewel in the Vale'. Situated in the heart of the Vale of Glamorgan 12 miles west of Cardiff.
Criccieth
Criccieth is one of the best known towns on Cardigan Bay, nine miles east of Pwllheli. The town is centred on the walls and ruined remains of Criccieth Castle which has extensive views over the town from its rocky perch
Crickadarn
Crickhowell
A wonderfully compact and well preserved Georgian town with a 13th century castle and 17th century bridge boasting more arches on one side than the other.
Cross Keys
Cwm-du
Cwmafan
Cwmbran
Cwmbran, pronounced Coombe-bran, is in the county of Gwent in South East Wales. The name means valley of the crow in Welsh.
Cwmcarn
Cwmcarn is a Small Village in the South Wales Valleys. It's 9 Miles by road from Junction 28 of the M4.
Cynwyl Elfed
Dale
Deganwy
Denbigh
Denbigh, set on an isolated hill on the west side of the Vale of Clwyd, is a bustling market town where you will hear as much Welsh spoken as English. The heart of the town is the High Street, which is set on a shelf half-way up the hill.
Devils Bridge
Dingestow
Discoed
Dolgarrog
Dowlais
Dryslwyn
Dyserth
Dyserth is a pretty village in the Welsh county of Denbighshire, on the North Wales coast between Rhyl and Prestatyn. It is situated in the shadow of Moel Hiraddug Mountain in a pleasant rural area.
Ebbw Vale
Ebbw Vale is full of surprises, the road sweeps along the valley with fabulous rolling mountains covered in heather and liberally decorated with tiny waterfalls and rocky outcrops.
Eglwyswrw
Ferndale
Ferndale, like many other towns in the Rhondda Cynon Taff is a small but very closely knit community where locals are very welcoming and approachable.
Ferryside
Ffrith
Flint
Fochriw
Gelligaer
Gilfach Goch
Gladestry
Glais
Glasbury
Glyn Neath
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Glyn-Ceiriog
Glyncorrwg
Glyncorrwg in South Wales was once a mining village, with several pits and drift mines within three miles.
Gresford
Guilsfield
Gyrn Goch
Harlech
Haverfordwest
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Hawarden
Hay-on-Wye
Hay-on-Wye is a market town on the Welsh English border, on the banks of the River Wye
Herbrandston
Holt
Holyhead
Holyhead, pronounced Holly-head, is the largest town on Holy Island, just off the island of Anglesey in North Wales.
Kidwelly
Kidwelly has one of the best preserved castles in Wales standing on a steep ridge above the river. The Kidwelly Industrial Museum is the only place in Wales where you can see how tinplate was made by hand.
Knighton
700 years ago Knighton was the scene of one of Owain Glyndwr's most famous victories against English invaders. Now it warmly welcomes tourists from all over Europe and beyond to this attractive and interesting border town.
Landshipping
The tiny riverside hamlet of Landshipping is located opposite the majestic Picton castle, nestled on the banks of the eastern Cleddau's secret waterway. Once the centre of the area's coal-mining industry.
Laugharne
Laugharne was home to Wales' most famous poet and writer Dylan Thomas, who lived in this unique and attractive township.
Llanarmon Dyffryn-Ceiriog
Llanbedr-y-cennin
Llanbedrog
This charming Welsh village is located on the Lleyn peninsula between Pwllheli and Abersoch near Snowdonia National Park.
Llanberis
Llanbradach
Llanbrynmair
Llanddewi-Brefi
Llanddona
Llanddona nestles at the southern end of Red Wharf Bay on Anglesey and is divided into an upper and lower village.
Llanddulas
Llandegfan
Llandeilo
Llandeilo still retains its old world atmosphere with its narrow streets and attractive historic buildings.
Llandovery
Llandovery a market town on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, is a good base for walkers and all those who appreciate the countryside.
Llandrindod Wells
The Victorian spa town of Llandrindod Wells is a double delight, the touring centre for some of the most beautiful of all Mid Wales countryside and an inland resort famed since Victorian times.
Llandudno
Llandudno is one of the largest and most popular of the Welsh seaside resorts, and still retains much of its Victorian character and charm. The golden sandy beach at North Shore is set in the magnificent crescent shaped bay.
Llandudno Junction
Llandudno Junction is a lovely little village which has a number of nice shops,take aways, restaurants, little independant shops and a pleasant atmosphere.
Llandulas
Llandybie
Llandyry
Llandyry is a hamlet with a small church between Pembrey and Trimsaran on the B4317 road. It is a quiet and pleasant place in which to live. The church probably dating from the 17th century, is the main reason visitors come to Llandyry.
Llandyssil
Llanelli
Llanelli is a vibrant shopping centre with numerous attractions nearby including the Millennium Coastal Park, Celtic Trail Cycleway, Pembrey Country Park and Cefn Sidan Beach, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust and Parc Howard Museum.
Llanfair Caereinion
Llanfair Talhaiarn
Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr
Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr is approx 3 miles from the village of Cerrigydrudion and 10 miles from the market town of Ruthun (Ruthin). The village is situated on the B 5105 which runs between these two places.
Llanfihangel-ar-Arth
Llanfihangel ar Arth is the most notherly village in the community, nearest the river Teifi. It is believed that the village's name derives from the name of parish's church - Sant Mihangel - which was established in the 6th century.
Llanfihangel-y-Creuddyn
Llanfor
Llanfrynach
Llanfyllin
Llangan
Llangattock
Llangeler
Llangeler is a thriving parish of over 3,000 people in West Wales. Its pretty little church is in the centre of Llangeler village, set in the lovely rich green countryside of Carmarthenshire.
Llangenny
The picturesque village of Llangenny situated in the hills of Brecon Beacons National Park may seem out of the way but is perfectly located for those fond of walks, bike riding or just seeing nature.
Llangollen
Llangorse
Llangranog
Llangunllo
Llangurig
Llangwnadl
Llangynidr
Llangynllo
Llangynog
Llangynwyd
Llanharry
Llanllechid
Llanmadoc
Llanmadoc, around 16 miles west of Swansea, is a seaside rural village with village green, shop, pub, church and church hall, on the north west tip of Gower Peninsula.
Llanrhidian
Llanrhydd
Llanrian
Llanrwst
Llanstephan
Llanstephan
Llantarnam
Llanthony
Llanthony valley is an unspoiled mystical valley between Abergavenny and Hereford. A place you always wish to return to time and time again.
Llantrisant
Llantwit Major
Llanuwchllyn
Llanvihangel Crucorney
Llanwrin
Llanwrtyd Wells
Llanystumdwy
Just two miles west of Criccieth on the coast of North Wales is the coastal community of Llanystumdwy. Situated just to the east of Pwllheli, it is in the Eifionydd region near the scenic Lleyn Peninsula.
Llwyngwril
Llyswen
Llyswen, in the Upper Wye Valley, is noted for its beauty and tranquillity and is a wonderful location for those wanting a quiet holiday.
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Loughor
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Ludchurch
Lydstep
Manorbier
Marloes
Marros
Marshfield
Menai Bridge
Merthyr Tydfil
Merthyr Tydfil, which is named after saint Tydfil sits on the edge of the Brecon Beacons. It once boasted the largest population in Wales, but since the decline of the coal mines and iron works, the area is now just a small town.
Moelfre
Mold
Monmouth
Montgomery
Morfa Nefyn
The charming coastal fishing village of Morfa Nefyn lies on the north coast of the beautiful Lleyn Peninsula in North Wales. Its main feature is the long sandy beach set back in a semicircle between two headlands.
Mostyn
Nant-y-moel
Nant-y-moel is not on the usual tourist trail. There is no gift shop, model village or funfair. There are no queues to get in on a Bank Holiday Monday. In fact, tourists don't seem to come here. But that doesn't mean they shouldn't.
Neath
Neath is a traditional market town in South Wales<, nine miles north east of Swansea.
Nelson
Nelson is a small village in the heart of the Welsh valleys. The surrounding area supports a high farming industry.
New Radnor
New Radnor is a delightful village situated just off the A44 on the borders of Hereford and mid wales. Easy to pass by on the way to places of more renown it well rewards a visit.
Newborough
Newcastle Emlyn
Newcastle Emlyn is a lively town nestling on the meandering Teifi River. It has the ruins of the only Welsh stone castle in the area, but added attractions include antique, craft and numerous book shops, a covered market and a theatre.
Newport (Gwent)
On the banks of the River Usk with its own Cathedral and Castle, Newport has a long and colourful history going back over 2000 years, when Romans from nearby Caerleon put it on the map.
Newton
Newtown
Old Radnor
Oystermouth
Partrishow
Partrishow is a very small village about 2miles north of Abergavenny South wales.
Pembrey
Pembrey is a friendly Welsh which sits a mile from the historic town of Burry Port with its pretty harbour and 4 miles from the ancient town of Kidwelly with its famous castle. Pembrey and the surrounding area is steeped in history.
Pembroke
Pembroke is a historic walled town in West Wales, famous for its Norman castle. Once the county town of Pembrokeshire.
Penarth
Penboyr
Pencarreg
Penclawdd
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Penmachno
Penmon
Penrice
Penrice is a very picturesque, small village set in the heart of the Gower peninsular, near to Oxwich and Three Cliffs beaches. The village comprises a small green surrounded by cottages and St Andrew's church.
Pistyll
Pont-Nedd-Fechan
Located in the Vale of Neath, Pontneddfechan was once a scene of great industrial activity and innovation.
Pont-rhyd-y-groes
Pontardulais
Pontardulais is a typical, welcoming welsh village and although the shops are changing on a regular basis the feeling of a 'community' remains strong.
Pontnewynydd
The Rev Edmund Jones with his wife Mary came to live in Pontnewynydd from Penmaen and in 1740 he founded Ebenezer Chapel.
Pontrhydfendigaid
Pontypridd
Port Dinorwic
Porthcawl
Porthmadog
The charming community of Porthmadog is in the Gwynedd area of mid and west Wales, five miles east of Criccieth. Porth, as it is frequently known, had its heyday in the 19th century.
Portskewett
Prestatyn
The seaside resort of Prestatyn is on the north east coast of Wales, between Rhyl and Holywell.
Presteigne
Cross the River Lugg at Presteigne and you'll step ashore on England. This fascinating little medieval market town is right on the English border, with history and buildings dating back to the 14th century.
Puncheston
Pwllheli
Pwllheli, pronounced Per-thelly is a small market town in Gwynedd in North West Wales. It has a population of around 3,800 people and the majority are Welsh speaking, although English is widely spoken too.
Queensferry
Radyr
Rhayader
Rhayader is situated on a crossroads halfway between North and South Wales - a place of hills, valleys and water. In Welsh, Rhaeadr means waterfall.
Rhos-on-Sea
Rhos-on-Sea is a small town and seaside resort on the north coast of Wales. Although quite separate, it is almost a suburb of Colwyn Bay. Generally the town is known simply as Rhos, although in Welsh its full title is Llandrillo-yn-Rhos.
Rhosneigr
Rhyl
Rhyl is on the north east coast of Wales between Prestatyn and Colwyn Bay. Like its neighbours, it is a well-known seaside resort in the county of Clywd.
Risca
Roath
Roch
The historic village of Roch centered on its majestic Castle which has for eons served as a vivid symbol of the lansker line the symbolic and physical divide of Pembrokeshire between English and Welsh
Rosebush
Rossett
Ruabon
Ruthin
Ruthin is a lovely market town at the head of the Vale of Clwyd. Approaching from the north you can look across flat meadows to the town set on its hill.
Saundersfoot
Senghenydd
Sennybridge
Silian
Silian is a pretty village with the church nestling in a hollow behind a rushing stream and a group of cottages.
South Cornelly
St. Asaph
St. Athan
St. Athan is situated in the rural Vale of Glamorgan. It is close to the small towns of Llantwit Major and Cowbridge. It benefits from two pubs, both comfortable to sit and reflect on life over a drink.
St. Brides
St. Dogmaels Llandudoch
Stackpole
Stackpole is a delightful village about 4 miles south of Pembroke on the coast of South Wales.
Swansea
Lodged in the spine of a half-moon bay, the maritime city of Swansea nestles in the shadow of seven hills, between roaming parklands and the lapping tides of an inspirational shoreline.
Taff's Well
Tal-y-llyn
Talacre
Talacre is a small and friendly town on the Flintshire coast of North Wales. Its sandy beach and dunes along with the broad estauary of the River Dee make it very popular with summer holidaymakers.
Talgarth
The small but ancient market town of Talgarth sits comfortably beneath the Black Mountains, forming an excellent gateway to the mountains for hill walking or mountain biking.
Talley
Talybont
Talybont-on-Usk is a pretty village nestling below the Central Beacons between the River Usk and the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal, in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Tenby
Tenby is a delightful historic town in South Wales. It is situated on Carmarthen Bay in Pembrokeshire.
The Mumbles
Tonyrefail
Tredegar
Trefeglwys
Trefriw
Situated on the meandering B5106, Conwy to Betwys y Coed road, in the shadow of the Carneddau mountains, within the Snowdonia National Park.
Trehafod
Treharris
Trelawnyd
Trelawnyd has a lively sense of community, with various events taking place throughout the year. It also features a fine carved cross in the churchyard and Gop Hill, the second largest Bronze Age burial mound in Britain.
Treuddyn
Trevine
Trevine is now spelt as Trefin which is the welsh spelling. Pronounced "Treveen", Trefin is about 1 mile from the Square and Compass, which is on the Fishguard to St. Davids road, down towards the coast.
Trevor
Trevor
Tudweiliog
Tythegston
Usk
Welshpool
Whitechurch
Whitland
Wrexham
Yspytty-Ystwyth
Ystalyfera
Ystradmynach
Ystrad Mynach is a busy little town in the heart of the Welsh valleys.
Ystradowen

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