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The Countryside of Wales

Wales is a country of great natural beauty much of it mountainous, from Snowdon in the north to the Brecon Beacons in the south. Wales is also home to many beautiful beaches, spectacular coastlines and lush valleys.

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Where to go in Wales - Rough Guides
Explore places to visit in Wales with Rough Guides: find out when to go, view itineraries and read about prehistoric sites, crumbling castles and wild landscapes.

Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales
Since 1928, CPRW has worked tirelessly to safeguard the quality and diversity of all Welsh landscapes and seascapes.

Natural Resources Wales – Days Out
Looking after our environment for people and nature. Out and about. Find places to go and things to do in the outdoors. We’ve got lots of information to help plan your visit.

Wales - National Trust
National Trust Wales – Looking after special places in Wales for ever for everyone.

Visit Wales: the land of adventure & culture - VisitBritain
Discover Wales and its contemporary culture. A land of adventure where you can explore its majestic castles and breathtaking scenery.

Environment and countryside – gov.wales
Find out about the environment, rural development and regeneration, farming, animal health, forestry, fisheries and food production.

Visit Wales | Wildlife & Nature
Explore or search for nature reserves, wildlife sites and countryside at Show Me Wales.

BBC Wales Nature & Outdoors
Archived but with a wealth of information and articles at the BBC.

RSPB - Wales
Our work in Wales helps protect the landscapes, habitats and wildlife.

Wales Biodiversity Partnership
Learn about the partnerships work, the species of Wales and more.

Countryside - Visit Wales
Lots of articles to inspire ways to enjoy the Welsh countryside.

We are WWF Wales
WWF is the world’s leading independent conservation organisation.

Protected areas of land and seas
Natural Resources Wales presents details of all the protection designations in Wales.

Sponsored Listings
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Latest News

RSS Wildlife Trusts Wales
  • A Green Recovery 1st July 2020
    Release date:  Wed, 01/07/2020 (All day) Main image:  Green Recovery Investing in nature’s recovery for our economy, health and climate read more
  • Why Value Wildlife? Talk 10th February 2020
    Date / Time Start date:  Sat, 28/03/2020 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm *THIS EVENT IS NOW CANCELLED* Ray Woods gives his very popular talk "Why Value Wildlife?" which highlights the value of the work done by Radnorshire Wildlife Trust. Refreshments will be available, so do come along and enjoy. Main image:  Booking details Booking required?:  No […]
  • Why Value Wildlife? Talk 10th February 2020
    Date / Time Start date:  Sat, 29/02/2020 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm Ray Woods gives his very popular talk "Why Value Wildlife?" which highlights the value of the work done by Radnorshire Wildlife Trust. Refreshments will be available. So do come along and enjoy. Main image:  Booking details Booking required?:  No Admission charge:  Yes Admission details:  […]
RSS epwales.org.uk
  • What’s New? | June 2020 News 26th June 2020
    Read all about the latest news from the team at Environment Platform Wales: new programme announcement for our 2020 conference, photography competition winners announced, Upland Voices campaign launch as well as upcoming events and opportunities of interest to our network members. Continue reading
  • Upland Voices – sharing the stories of Wales’ upland communities 26th June 2020
    As part of our 2020 conference ‘Resilience of the Welsh Uplands’, we’re looking for video contributions from individuals, families and groups with a special song, a reading from a story, a poem or even a recipe to share, highighting the local history of upland areas. Continue reading
  • Welsh Uplands Photography Competition – winners announced! 17th June 2020
    The winners of Environment Platform Wales' Welsh Uplands Photography Competition have been announced ahead of the platform's conference programme launch. The competition celebrates the life, landscape and people living or working in the Welsh Uplands, covering more than 80% of Wales. Continue reading
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