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Wales has a friendly rivalry with its English neighbour and boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in Britain including picturesque mountains, green rolling hills, lakes and rocky coastline.

Many people in Wales speak their native language Welsh as well as English, and the heart of their country lies in their capital, Cardiff.

Cardiff

Cardiff Millenium StadiumSmall in comparison to major English cities such as London and Manchester, Cardiff is a friendly, fashionable city with a lively student population. Historic and architectural gems such as the grand City Hall and the monumental Cardiff Castle sit alongside stylish restaurants and bars at the waterfront at Cardiff Bay and the heaving nightlife in the centre of town.

Cardiff is also a cultural and sporting centre, home to the Welsh National Opera at the Wales Millennium Centre and one of the biggest sporting complexes in Europe, the Millennium Stadium.

Top nights out in Cardiff
Cardiff University Students Union
The CUSU lays on a packed events calendar featuring club nights, guest DJs, top live acts and comedy nights.

Clwb Ifor Bach (Welsh Club)
A music venue hosting everything from drum ’n’ bass nights to the country’s leading live acts.

Reflex Bar
80’s tunes, huge cocktails and an unrivalled party atmosphere.

Tiger Tiger
A popular bar, club and Asian-fusion restaurant in the heart of the city.

Swansea

A beach in WalesHometown to none other than Hollywood starlet Catherine Zeta-Jones, Swansea is also the second-largest city in Wales and a beautiful waterside town. Set on Swansea Bay, many of the city’s attractions are found in the Maritime Quarter, a picturesque collection of a marina, bars, restaurants, museums, an art gallery and theatre.

Closer to the city centre you’ll find the shopping and entertainment hubs including the famous Swansea market – one of the largest indoor markets in the UK. A few miles down the promenade is the pretty seaside town of Mumbles, more sandy beaches and stunning views typical of this beautiful corner of Wales.

                                                                                        


 
 
 
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