Wales and its great outdoors is the ultimate adventure location. From coastline to countryside, Wales has it all with activities to suit everyone.
Surfing and Watersports
The Welsh coastline is the perfect playground for surfing and watersports including kitesurfing, kayaking, coasteering and stand up paddle boarding.
Looking for that hit of adrenaline? Wales is home to some of the best extreme and adventure experiences in the world. Climbing, zip lining, underground trampolining and gorge walking — Wales has it all.
As a student in Wales, you’ll find some of the most superb scenery in the world on your doorstep, whether coast, mountains, valleys or hills. Fancy a challenge? Three Welsh peaks in 24 hours — give it a go!
Cycling and Mountain Biking
Mountain biking centres in Wales offer world-class singletrack trails, freeride hot spots and wild backcountry rides for beginners and pros. Also, the National Cycle Network in Wales provides over 1,200 miles of freewheeling adventure.
The Gower Peninsula
Just a short drive from Swansea, the Gower Peninsula was designated as the UK’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1956.
Pembrey Country Park and Beach
Located near Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Pembrey Country Park and Beach offers five hundred acres of glorious parkland including a superb award winning beach, dry ski slope, toboggan run, train ride, pitch and putt, adventure playground, crazy golf, visitor centre and cafe.
Cardigan Bay is the largest bay on the Welsh coast with a wide sweep made up of several smaller bays between the headlands of Pembrokeshire and the Llŷn Peninsula.
Castles of Wales
There are 427 castles in Wales so you’re almost certain to see one while studying here.
National Botanic Garden of Wales
Set in the beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside, the Garden is a fascinating blend of the modern and historic.