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23 Dating Ideas With Breathtaking Scenery in Wales

23 Dating Ideas With Breathtaking Scenery in Wales
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With stunning landscapes and picturesque villages, there are countless places to enjoy a romantic date in Wales. Whether you want to get closer to nature or stroll around romantic ruins, there is something for everyone. Here are 23 date ideas where you will be surrounded by breathtaking Welsh scenery.

1. A Walk along the sea in Anglesey

    The Isle of Anglesey has lovely towns with lots of spots to enjoy a romantic meal or a cosy drink on your date. The area is a beautiful destination with plenty of options to have a walk along spectacular coastlines. Built in the eighteenth century, Llynnon Mill is one example where you are surrounded by unbelievable coastal views. On the Menai Strait is the French-inspired Chateâu Rhianfa, an peaceful hideaway for romance.

    2. Enjoy breathtaking coastal views in the Gower

      The Gower Peninsula is home to beautiful sandy beaches surrounded by dramatic coastline. It is an idyllic place to enjoy a quiet walk between towering cliffs and boundless ocean views. Rhossili Bay and Pennard Castle are just two of the best spots to watch an unforgettable sunset to end your date.

      3. Explore Cardiff Bay

        Away from the hustle and bustle of the capital’s city centre, Cardiff Bay is a great place to go on a date if you are a foodie or want a cultural experience. You can also go on a romantic boat ride along pretty waterways before sampling some of the local and international specialties at nearby restaurants and cafes. The Wales Millennium Centre is also a great place to enjoy a show.

        4. A romantic walk up Pen y Fan

          Brecon Beacons National Park has plenty of scenic routes for a romantic date in one of the most remarkable natural settings in Wales. The gentle slopes of Pen y Fan is a tranquil setting for a walk close to nature. From the peak, you and your date will be treated with panoramic views of quintessentially Welsh countryside.

          5. Explore the ancient remains of Carreg Cennen

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            Carreg Cennen’s castle walls have been a fixture on the rolling countryside of Carmarthenshire for centuries. The ancient fortress inspired JMW Turner to creat watercolours of the castle and the surrounding farmland. Climb the castle walls with your date and get swept away by the breathtaking views around you.

            6. A legendary walk alongside Brecon Beacons’ waterfalls

              Brecon Beacons National Park is known for its waterfalls, especially in the spectacular park’s southwestern corner. Some of the waterfalls are sources of romantic Celtic myths about princes and princesses finding love. Hear the rush of water cascade through this enchanted woodland, including at Sgwd yr Eira and Ystradfellte.

              7. A romantic picnic for two at Llangorse Lake

                Llangorse Lake in Brecon Beacons is the largest natural lake in South Wales. With wistful views, the lake is the source of legends and has an important place in Welsh history. A tenth century palace sits on the lake’s crannog, a small island close to the edge of the water. Llangorse’s grassy banks is the perfect setting for a romantic picnic.

                8. Admire the Brecon Beacons with a romantic rail trip

                  If hiking or walking exposed to the elements is not your idea of romance, take your date abroad the Brecon Mountain Railway. The scenic journey on a traditional steam locomotive takes you through the Welsh countryside and offers panoramic views of the hills of Brecon Beacons.

                  9. Stargaze in the Brecon Beacons

                    With clear skies and little light pollution, Brecon Beacons National Park is one of the best spots for staring up at the billions of twinkling stars. Make a wish with your date under the sparkling canopy of stars above you. Since 2013, the National Park has been a Dark Sky Reserve – one of only a handful in the world.

                    10. Get inspired by Dylan Thomas at Laugharne Castle

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                      The great Welsh poet Dylan Thomas remarked that the stones of River Tâf were “brown as owls”. These stones now form the walls of the garden at the ruins Laugharne Castle. You and your date can also enjoy a walk to the nearby Boathouse where the poet once lived.

                      11. Walk through the ancient ruins of Llanthony Priory

                        Nestled amidst rolling hills, the remnants of Llanthony Priory were once home to a twelfth century Augustinian priory. During a tour of wales in 1794, JMW Turner visited the ruins to sketch – just one of many sites and landscapes in the country to inspire the famous English artist. Situated in the Black Mountains, the area is popular for walking and horse riding.

                        12. Walk in the footsteps of history at Neath Abbey

                          Founded in 1130, Neath Abbey was one of the largest monasteries in Wales before the reign of Henry VII doomed many of the great ecclesiastical buildings that now lay in ruin throughout the Welsh countryside. The sprawling abbey in the Vale of Neath is a beautiful spot to walk in the footsteps of Cistercian monks and history.

                          13. A romantic stroll at Tintern Abbey

                            Tintern Abbey has stirred the brushes and pens of countless painters, poets and writers, including JMW Turner and William Wordsworth. Set in the scenic Wye Valley, the ruins boast towering Gothic arches that make this one of the most iconic medieval sites in Wales. With plenty of paths surrounding the abbey, you can walk with your date along the river to admire the ruins from different perspectives.

                            14. Experience history and the outdoors in Carew

                              The imposing Carew Castle provides a lovely waterside destination for a relaxing walk or romantic picnic. Founded in the twelfth century, the limestone castle has been abandoned since the 1680s. Yet, this beautiful rural setting still evokes a sense of power. The village of Carew is also home to the only restored tidal mill in Wales.

                              15. A seaside walk in the vibrant town of Mumbles

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                                Mumbles is a popular seaside destination for anyone wanting to escape the major cities of South Wales including nearby Swansea. Overlooking the town is Oystermouth Castle, a Norman castle with brilliant views of the sea. If the sun is out during your date, bring along a picnic in the surrounding parkland.

                                16. Pay tribute to the patron saint of lovers

                                  The final resting place of St Dwynwen, the Welsh patron saint of lovers and the country’s very own version of St Valentine, is Llanddwyn Island. The small island off the west coast of Anglesey is home of the ruined remains of St Dwynwen’s Church. Along with a Blue Flag beach, there are lovely coastal footpaths that form part of the Anglesey Coastal Path that offer views of Snowdonia.

                                  17. A Southern European Experience in Portmeirion

                                    Created by architect Clough Williams-Ellis, any visitor to Portmeirion might think they are in an Italian village overlooking Mediterranean. The beautiful and unique destination was built between 1925 and 1976. There is a mix of historic cottages and fashionable hotels as well as fine restaurants and a spa.

                                    18. Enjoy a day on a sandy beach at Barafundle Bay

                                      Barafundle Bay could be mistaken for a Caribbean destination. Considered one of the UK’s best beaches, pristine golden sand meets crystal clear waters in this remarkable destination. The bay also boasts sand dunes and pine trees, a picture-perfect setting for a romantic walk or day at the beach.

                                      19. Experience the outdoors at the Bosherston Lakes

                                        If your date loves lily ponds, Bosherston is the place to visit. Just five miles south of Pembroke, the little village is at the doorstep by lush woodland for a magical walk in the Bosherston Lakes and surrounding valleys. Nearby limestone cliffs are also popular with climbers, if you are looking for a more active outing.

                                        20. Fall in love in the unspoilt Llyn Peninsula

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                                          The dramatic coastal scenery of Llyn Peninsula in North Wales makes falling in love easy. The sweeping landscape and tranquil countryside are tranquil settings for a walk. The area’s beaches are surrounding by inspiring views that makes it a popular sailing destination. If you are into wildlife, head to Bardsey Island.

                                          21. Stroll in the flowery woodland of Rhandirmwyn

                                            Each spring, the woods of Rhandirmwyn in Carmarthenshire offers a beautiful display of bluebells and other wild flowers. The sights and smells of this natural wonder is a great place for a romantic walk alongside your date. Options include the historical Aberglasney Gardens, Dinefwr Park and Castle near Llandeilo, and the Gwenffrwd-Dinas Nature Reserve near Llandovery.

                                            22. Immerse yourself in history in Conwy

                                              Conwy Castle and its eight towers is an incredible medieval fortress in North Wales. One of Wales’ iconic landmarks, the castle is the source of myths and legends. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the stone castle sits on a coastal ridge overlooking the River Conwy. Conwy is filled with fine restaurants, traditional pubs and quaint cafes to relax after exploring the picturesque medieval town.

                                              23. Visit on of the greatest castles in Europe

                                                Harlech Castle near Snowdonia was the home of Owain Glyndwr, the last Welsh Prince of Wales. Built during the thirteenth century by Edward I as he invaded Wales, the imposing medieval fortress is one of the finest examples of medieval military architecture. The stunning fortification sits atop rocks overlooking the Irish Sea, offering you are your date awesome vistas.

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                                                100 Incredible Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier

                                                100 Incredible Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier
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                                                Want to learn some quick and easy life hacks that are easy to do, low cost and saves you time?

                                                By tweaking little things in your daily life, it can make your life much more convenient!

                                                Here’re 100 of the most practical life hacks so you can just pick up any of them right away!

                                                83 tie a small piece of bright colored fabric

                                                  84 write random letter

                                                    85 use a rubberband

                                                      86 dorm smell bad

                                                        87 lean your phone on your sunglassess

                                                          89 how to waterproof your shoes

                                                            90 take a picture of the name card

                                                              91 iron inside out

                                                                92 old newspaper

                                                                  93 tumble try shoes

                                                                    keep a card like this

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                                                                        94 soap bar

                                                                          95 make a hole

                                                                            96 drop the battery

                                                                              97 use a coozie

                                                                                98 when taking a picture

                                                                                  use a clean dust pan

                                                                                    try a pants hanger

                                                                                      use your cellphone light

                                                                                        use a spring from an old pen

                                                                                          quick and easy iphone speaker

                                                                                            user binder clips

                                                                                              wrap a wet paper towel around your beverage

                                                                                                put pancake mix in a ketchup bottle

                                                                                                  clean out an old lotion bottle for your beach

                                                                                                    use a muffin tin to serve condiments at a bbq

                                                                                                      doritos are great for kindling

                                                                                                        use nail polish to identify different keys

                                                                                                          use a hanging shoe rack to store cleaning supplies

                                                                                                            freeze grapes to chill white wine without

                                                                                                              use paper clips to organize your cables

                                                                                                                almost finished your jar of nutella

                                                                                                                  sick of having a box full of tangled

                                                                                                                    unroll the rim to increase the capacity

                                                                                                                      cut open toilet paper rolls and use as a cuff

                                                                                                                        remove the stem from strawberries

                                                                                                                          turn an old bottle into a simple little cord holder

                                                                                                                            for iced coffee and iced cappuccino, use frozen coffee cubes

                                                                                                                              how to fold a fitted bed sheet

                                                                                                                                tired of snoozing past your alarm

                                                                                                                                  place a rubber band around an open paint can to wipe your brush on

                                                                                                                                    ut a wooden spoon across a boiling pot

                                                                                                                                      use bread clips to save flip-flops

                                                                                                                                        take pictures of friends holding items

                                                                                                                                          how i always know which headphone is the left one

                                                                                                                                            put a stocking over the end of a vacuum

                                                                                                                                              How to make sure you drink enough water

                                                                                                                                                user a can opener to open blister

                                                                                                                                                  good sandwich guide

                                                                                                                                                    turn your muffin pans upside down

                                                                                                                                                      50 pounds of groceries and living on the 5th floor

                                                                                                                                                        the right way to make a blt

                                                                                                                                                          add one teaspoon of baking soda

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                                                                                                                                                              hair straighteners equals to collar irons

                                                                                                                                                                stack your clothes vertically to see them all

                                                                                                                                                                  the right way to make cookies in the summer

                                                                                                                                                                    how to clean a blender

                                                                                                                                                                      the right way to eat a popsicle

                                                                                                                                                                        use bread clips to label and organize power cords

                                                                                                                                                                          to get the built up residue off of your shower head

                                                                                                                                                                            user a hair clip to orgainize long wires

                                                                                                                                                                              a frozen saturated sponge in a bag

                                                                                                                                                                                rub stuck zipper teeth with a graphite pencil

                                                                                                                                                                                  use a soda pop tab

                                                                                                                                                                                    50

                                                                                                                                                                                      51 How to multiply large numbers in your head.

                                                                                                                                                                                        52 How to open a bottle if you dont have a corkscrew.

                                                                                                                                                                                          rub a walnut on damaged wooden furniture

                                                                                                                                                                                            kids fall out of bed

                                                                                                                                                                                              use toothpaste to clear up hazy car

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                                                                                                                                                                                                  59 keep pizza out while driving home

                                                                                                                                                                                                    60 put your straw through the tab to keep it from rising

                                                                                                                                                                                                      hold oreos with a fork so your fingers

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Never lose your remotes again

                                                                                                                                                                                                          hiding your emergency money

                                                                                                                                                                                                            use a bread tab to hold your spot on a roll

                                                                                                                                                                                                              if you are at a hotel and run out of chargers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                keep a square of cardboard in a ziplock bag

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  If you need to pee or smoke at a bar

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    drill holes in the bottom of your garbage

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      use an accented letter as your passcode

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        use a squeeze ketchup bottle top with your shopvac

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          do something unusual when locking the door

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            when heating leftovers space out a circle in the middle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              dont burn yourself in those hard to reach candles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                put a small amount of water in a glass when you microwave your pizza

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  75 use a piece of paper to organize

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    use half a pool noodle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      pencil case to store cables

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        78 clothespin to hold nail

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          79 make blts

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            80 take a picture of your fridge

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              81 fill plastic water bottles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                82 right ways to eat chips

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  99 if your plug keeps failing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    100 put the banana on the wire

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      88 before you throw away a post it

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Source: Reddit LifeProTips

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        There you go, 100 awesome life hacks that you can try right now to make your life a lot easier!

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