Formerly the county town, Flint is now Flintshire’s third largest town with a population of roughy 13,000 people. Its name comes from the platform on which an impressive Norman castle was built, and you can still visit the ruins today.
One of the 13 historic counties of Wales, Flintshire on the northern coast has lost much of its territory to other modern counties in the local government reorganisations of 1974 and 1996. Today it’s home to about 150,000 people.
Once a very popular seaside resort for British holidaymakers, Rhyl in north Wales has experienced a great deal of change through recent decades.
Boasting castles, historic houses, bustling market towns, beaches and beautiful countryside, the county of Denbighshire in north east Wales is a popular destination for holidaymakers and history enthusiasts alike.
Boasting a castle built by Edward I, one of the world’s first suspension bridges and Britain’s smallest house, Conwy in Wales packs a lot of history into a small town.
Conwy County Borough in Wales is home to the pretty estuary town of Deganwy, the seaside resort of Llandudno, and the walled market town of Conwy which is dominated by an ancient castle. Not surprisingly, both landscapes and history bring many visitors to the area each year.
Boasting a popular university created back in 1893, plus an attractive seafront complete with beach and pier, Aberystwyth in Ceredigion has been photographed and filmed many times over the past century.
Ceredigion was once a minor kingdom, which became the historic county of Cardiganshire until local government changes in the late 20th century. Today this area of rural and coastal beauty is home to two universities and a resident population who embrace their Welsh roots and language.
Famous for its rugby tradition and as a centre of tinplate production, Llanelli is the largest town in the Welsh county of Carmarthenshire. It’s a lovely place to live thanks to the variety of amenities and facilities while being a stone’s throw from many coastal and rural beauty spots.
Famous for coracle fishing and a rich agricultural heritage, the county of Carmarthenshire is found in the beautiful landscapes of southwest Wales.