Wales' 2010 gross value added (GVA) was £45.5 billion (£15,145 per head, 74.0% of the average for the UK, and the lowest GVA per head in Britain).
Distinctive Welsh politics developed in the 19th century.Welsh Liberalism, exemplified in the early 20th century by Lloyd George, was displaced by the growth of socialism and the Labour Party.Welsh national feeling grew over the century; Plaid Cymru was formed in 1925 and the Welsh Language Society in 1962.Discover the magic of a country that boasts a heritage as rich as it’s landscape. As the name suggests, this unique holiday property was once home to the resident tollkeeper. Dating from 1833, this traditional converted windmill occupies a quiet location in a rural part of Anglesey.Built in 1921, it sits aside the listed, wooden toll bridge that spans the tidal Mawddach Estuary linking the coastal towns of Tywyn and Barmouth. Lovingly renovated, it features a delightful living space on the ground floor, with double bedrooms on each of the upper floors. Dating from 1866, this listed Victorian building hosts the oldest hotel in Cardiff on its second floor.