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Photo gallery: 13 gloriously wild landscapes of South Wales

A land of epic mountains and wild coasts, South Wales is home to some of the UK's most breathtaking scenery. Travel to its most spectacular landscapes through the lens of photographer Drew Buckley...

Sunset and heather at Rhossili Bay overlooking Worm's Head (Drew Buckley)
Wales's fairytale castle – Castell Coch (Drew Buckley)

Wales's fairytale castle – Castell Coch (Drew Buckley)

Craig Goch Dam, in between sleet showers, with its falls flowing (Drew Buckley)

Craig Goch Dam, in between sleet showers, with its falls flowing (Drew Buckley)

Heather-covered boulders, looking along the north Pembrokeshire coast (Drew Buckley)

Heather-covered boulders, looking along the north Pembrokeshire coast (Drew Buckley)

Atlantic puffin with a beak full of sand eels (Drew Buckley)

Atlantic puffin with a beak full of sand eels (Drew Buckley)

Sgwd yr Eira ('Waterfalls of Snow') on the River Hepste (Drew Buckley)

Sgwd yr Eira ('Waterfalls of Snow') on the River Hepste (Drew Buckley)

The amazing strata viewed from the coast path (Drew Buckley)

The amazing strata viewed from the coast path (Drew Buckley)

Sunrise in the Brecons (Drew Buckley)

Sunrise in the Brecons (Drew Buckley)

The tower, with a covering of snow (Drew Buckley)

The tower, with a covering of snow (Drew Buckley)

The Black Mountains in winter (Drew Buckley)

The Black Mountains in winter (Drew Buckley)

The same Black Mountains landscape – without its dusting of snow (Drew Buckley)

The same Black Mountains landscape – without its dusting of snow (Drew Buckley)

Vivid yellow lichen on the sea wall boulders (Drew Buckley)

Vivid yellow lichen on the sea wall boulders (Drew Buckley)

Morning light across the Sugar Loaf, from Llangattock Escarpment (Drew Buckley)

Morning light across the Sugar Loaf, from Llangattock Escarpment (Drew Buckley)

Strumble Head lighthouse at sunset (Drew Buckley)

Strumble Head lighthouse at sunset (Drew Buckley)

Photographing South Wales (Drew Buckley)

Photographing South Wales (Drew Buckley)

Discover golden beaches, majestic mountains, quaint fishing harbours and rocky coastlines in Photographing South Wales by Drew Buckley. The guidebook highlights off-beat places, great adventures, and some of Wales’s most diverse scenery.

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