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Why is Wales good for a Stag Do?

Wales is best-known for its remarkable scenery, huge amount of cultural attractions and fascinating history. The thrilling activities and incredible nightlife ensure that Wales is a fantastic country to visit on your stag weekend. Here’s a summary of why Wales is such an excellent stag do location. 

What’s the culture like in Wales?

If you and the lads are a cultural bunch, or if you just need a break from all of the exciting stag do activities and partying, then you’ll be pleased to know that Wales is bursting with things to see and do. Cardiff, the capital of Wales, is full of interesting cultural attractions. If you have an appreciation for architecture, then visit the Cardiff Castle or Llandaff Cathedral. Breathe in the fresh Welsh air and clear those cobwebs (or your head from the night before) and take a trip to one of the stunning Welsh beaches or forests and national parks. If you’re keen on finding out a little more about a stag weekend in Wales, we’ve written some information about the nightlife, food and festivals available in Wales.

What’s the nightlife like in Wales?

A location with fantastic nightlife is often considered to be an important component of a stag weekend. So, if a location with excellent nightlife is a must-have for you and the lads, then Cardiff could be the perfect destination choice for you. You’ll find that there are plenty of vibrant pubs, bars and clubs for you to enjoy. There’s something for everyone in this lively city!

How much is a pint of beer in Wales?

If you’re beer-drinkers, then you’ll be pleased to know that there are lots of different types of beer for you and the lads to sip on during your stag weekend in Wales.

Depending on what part of Wales you visit, the prices of a pint of beer may vary. However, on average the cost of a pint of beer is around £3.48.

What’s the food like in Wales?   

If you’re a fan of hearty food that is packed with flavour, then you might be a fan of some of the most popular, traditional Welsh dishes. Welsh rarebit is a blend of melted cheese and seasoning which is then poured over toasted bread. If you fancy something comforting to line your stomachs before a night on the town, then Cawl is a great choice. Cawl is a delicious stew which contains meat and vegetables. Another scrumptious option is the Glamorgan sausage which is a vegetarian sausage that is usually made with cheese, leeks and breadcrumbs. However, there are some tasty variations for this recipe. Another traditional option for you to snack on in Wales is a Welsh cake. The Welsh cake is perfect is you have a sweet tooth.

What’s the weather in Wales?

The climate in Wales is usually warm during the summer months, June, July and August and cold and wet in winter. In particular, July is considered to be the warmest month of the year with parts of the country reaching highs of 21°C. On average, January is often the coldest month of the year. This makes the summer months an excellent time to visit Wales on your stag do.

When are the festivals on in Wales that are suitable for a stag do?

If you and the lads are avid festivalgoers, then you’ll be pleased to know that Wales is home to some great festivals. Here are a few festivals in Wales that you might like to attend on your stag do in 2020…

  • Sausage and Cider Festival (15th February)
  • Real Ale, Gin & Cider Festival 2020 (27th February)
  • Cardiff International Food and Drink Festival 2020 (3rd – 5th July)
  • The Big Cheese Festival (24th – 26th July)
  • Welsh Vegan Festival (2nd August)
  • Cardiff Food and Film Festival (22nd August)

Useful Phrases in Welsh

  • Yes = ie
  • Please = os gwelwch yn dda
  • Thank you = Diolch
  • Good Morning = bore da
  • Good Afternoon = prynhawn Da
  • Good Evening = noswaith dda
  • Hello = Helo
  • How are you = Sut wyt ti
  • Fine thanks and you = diolch yn fawr a chi
  • I understand = dwi'n deall
  • I do not understand = dw i ddim yn deall
  • Do you speak English? = wyt ti'n siarad Saesneg
  • I do not speak Welsh = nid wyf yn siarad Cymraeg
  • Nice to meet you = braf cwrdd â chi
  • Pay please = talu os gwelwch yn dda
  • Where is the bathroom? = ble mae'r ystafell ymolchi

Stitch up Phrase

Can I have a pint of cat sick please = alla i gael peint o gath yn sâl os gwelwch yn dda

Popular Cities in Wales for a stag do

Cardiff

If you’re planning on spending your stag weekend in Wales, then Cardiff is an incredible choice of location. This lively city is brimming with cultural attractions, epic stag activities and vibrant nightlife. Here’s a few suggestions on how to spend your stag weekend in Cardiff…

What can you do in Cardiff?

If you have a few hours in between your incredible stag activities, or if you just want a few ideas on how to spend your weekend in Cardiff, then here are 8 ideas…

  1. Cardiff Bay
  2. Barry Island (only a short drive away from Cardiff this is perfect for fans of the hit television show Gavin and Stacey)
  3. Cardiff Castle
  4. Wyndham Arcade
  5. Go to the beach
  6. Visit a national park
  7. St Fagan’s Castle
  8. Wales Millennium Centre

Popular Stag do activities in Cardiff

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