Where to stay in West Wales Known for its rugged coastline and mountainous national parks, a holiday in West Wales encompasses everything from natural beauty to luxury spas. It also has plenty of regional foodie delicacies and poetic inspiration. Whether you're most entranced by the foothills of the Brecon Beacons National Park and The Black Mountain or the crystalline coastlines that captured the imagination of Dylan Thomas, this is a part of the UK that offers both tranquility and plenty to see and do. Encompassing Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Cardiganshire, West Wales is a treat for nature lovers with the Red Kite and other birds of prey a common site above the moorland and hills. Meanwhile, history fans delight in the romantic castles and Roman gold mines. The vast array of outdoor experiences and fresh air make this region perfect for family holidays, romantic trips and those that include four legged friends as well. Meanwhile, inns, hotels and B&Bs are always at the ready with a warm welcome and a hearty meal.