Hiraeth of Wales

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If you have ever had the pleasure of visiting Wales, you understand “Hiraeth”. Although this unique Welsh term doesn’t offer a direct English translation, the feeling of hiraeth is dominant no matter where you find yourself in Wales. The Welsh are warm and hospitable to a fault causing all who visit to feel the longing and yearning of hiraeth.


Indulge yourself in our top 10 Welsh towns that leave us with lingering hiraeth.

10. Portmeirion

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9. Llandudno

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Llandudno Pier

Sunset, Llandudno, Cape Town

Lewis Carroll Memorial, Llandudno


8. Crickhowell

Old cottage black mountains Wales #dailyshoot



7. Anglesey


Cafe Britt






6. Hay-on-Wye


5. Llandrindod Wells

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4. Tenby

Tenby Harbour.

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3. Beddgelert

 ´It´s a Circle of Life Thing´ - Afon Glaslyn, Beddgelert, Wales

2. Tintern

 Tintern Abbey

 Tintern Abbey in WalesOrange Path

1. Llandeilo

Rural Wales


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