Top 5 Cheap Things to Do in Wales

Tue, Sep 4, 2012

The UK

cheap things to do in wales

If money’s a little tight for you, but feel that you’re in need of a holiday, there’s always a way of finding cheap things to do, whether it’s on your own, with a partner or even with the family. Wales, unlike the rest of the UK, is a great place for budget activities which can be fun, relaxing, exciting or a combination of all three. Here are the top five cheap things to do in Wales on holiday:

Cheap Things to Do in Wales: Play Golf

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A round at a course such as Celtic Manor Golf might sound expensive, but if you shop around, you can play 18 holes for as little as Ł10 per person. All you have to do is bring your clubs and any waterproof clothing, and you can try your best to emulate the likes of Ian Woosnam from tee to green before having a pint in the clubhouse.

Cheap Things to Do in Wales: Eat Out

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cities such as Cardiff and Swansea are packed with cheap restaurants serving tasty food made to local and global recipes. If you’re going on a date, this is ideal, as you can cap off a day walking around the city centre with a meal while getting to know each other a little better.

Cheap Things to Do in Wales: Visit a Museum

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Wales has many museums within its borders, most of which are free to enter. One of the best museums to visit as a family is the National Museum Cardiff, where you can see interactive exhibitions, go on guided tours and look at artworks by renowned artists past and present.

Cheap Things to Do in Wales: See Local Landmarks

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Even cheaper than discount golf breaks, it won’t cost you a lot to see Cardiff Castle, Cardiff Bay or the historic village of Mumbles near Swansea. You could do this with just about anyone or even on your own, taking photos as a memento of your stay in Wales.

Cheap Things to Do in Wales: Go for a Walk in the Park

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Whether its national parks like the Brecon Beacons or Snowdonia or an inner-city park in the centre of Cardiff, exploring Wales by foot doesn’t cost you a single penny. When the weather’s nice, you could make a whole day of it.

Got any more budget ideas on what to see and do in Wales? Share your comments below…

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