What's Wales got in store for you?
When it comes to choosing an exciting destination for a day trip, weekend away or holiday closer to home, Wales is hard to beat. And thanks to GWR, all its riches are right on your doorstep.
Bushcraft Survival Skills Course
The wilds of Wales are the perfect place to learn the ancient skills of bushcraft, and discover your inner Ray Mears. From fire lighting to wild food foraging and setting up camp, this survival course will get you back to nature like nothing else. And it’s only 5 minutes by taxi or a 15 minute bus journey. Find out more.
Cardiff International White Water
Experience white-knuckle thrills with white water rafting down the rapids, take on kayaking or paddle boarding, or tackle climbing and gorge walking. Wales’ premier white-water centre offers a huge choice of adventures. And it’s only a 10 minute taxi ride away or a 5 minute bus journey. Find out more.
Go Ape Margam
Port Talbot Parkway
Adventure is up in the air as you prepare to monkey about at Wales’ only high rope walk, all set in 1,000 acres of pristine parkland. Dare you take the 6 metre Tarzan swing or the 167 metre zip wire? It’s just a 10 minute taxi ride away or a 15 minute bus journey. Find out more.
Uncover the secrets of what was once Wales’ largest abbey, and explore the ruins of this 12th-century site where Cistercian monks once lived. There’s a classic Tudor manor house in the grounds too. And it’s only a 20 minute walk away or a 10 minute bus journey. Find out more.
Newport Transporter Bridge
Built in 1906, this classic example of Welsh industrial heritage is not only a fascinating bridge to visit, if you head to the top you can take in stunning views of the city and the Brecon Beacons beyond. It’s all just a 30 minute walk away through the centre of Newport from the station or a 20 minute bus journey. And why not stop off for a refreshing drink at the centrally located Tiny Rebel bar? Find out more.
Alight in Swansea and the spectacular Gower Peninsula is yours to explore. Glorious beaches and pounding surf, rugged coastlines and clifftop walks, wonderful wildlife – the UK's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offers something for everyone. You’ll find plenty of bus and other travel options all over the peninsula, take a look here. Find out more.