The UK is a crowded place, but there are still pockets of countryside that are off-the-beaten track and away from the crowds. West Wales is host to many of these areas, such as the Pembrokeshire Coast and the Carmarthen hills.

West Wales photos - gull
West Wales is famous for seabirds -- this gull is common, but many are endangered.
west wales photos - beach
Beaches are few and far between.
west wales photos - puffins
Atlantic puffins nest on Skomer Island.
west wales photos - Monk Haven Church
This church at Monk Haven has stood for more than 500 years, and is still in use today.
west wales photos - sunset
Sunset on the mainland.

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