Wales is a brilliant country with so much to offer especially by way of weddings. And so for a bit of fun, we present 10 reasons why you should definitely marry a Welsh person!
1. You get to wave the world’s coolest flag
This has got to be a top benefit to marrying a Welshman/woman. Where else can you fly a flag with something so cool as a dragon on it?
2. You’ll eat food like Welsh Cakes and Welsh Rarebit
Got to love these delicious delicacies from Wales, and if you’re marrying someone from Wales, that means you’re marrying their Mamgus too who will make the best of both these foods.
3. Wake up every morning to this
Waking up beside a Welshman isn’t as bad as you think! You’ll get to enjoy views like this most mornings if you’re living in this great country.
4. You will certainly have a laugh
The Welsh have a fabulous sense of humour. Don’t believe us? Watch any episode of Gavin & Stacey.
5. You get to visit some incredible beaches
You get to walk along some fabulous and underrated stretches of coastline especially if you’re in South Wales. No, this isn’t the South of France – it’s Wales!
6. And some pretty cool castles
Wales is sometimes called the castle capital of the world, home to over 600 of them that we know of! 100 are still standing and available to visit and even get married in like the beautiful Fonmon Castle in the Vale of Glamorgan.
7. You’ll learn an incredible new language
Yes, the Welsh have their own language and it’s actually one of the oldest languages in Europe. It was spoken in Wales, Scotland and England when the Romans invaded in 43AD and it’s fantastically unique.
8. And some beautiful new names for your kids
Even Welsh kids are unique! After marrying your Welsh man or woman and if you decide to have kids, pick a Welsh name like Coed, Powell, Drystan, Griffith, Kimball, Iolo or Meredith.
9. The accent is just charming
Recognisable from across a pub, the Welsh accent is certainly endearing and probably what attracted you to your partner to start with. Their accents are often described as musical, which explains why so many fabulous musicians like Tom Jones derive from this fantastic spot.
10. Celebrate Valentine’s Day twice!
Yes – the Welsh have two days of love! On 25th January, celebrate St Dwynwen Day, the Welsh saint of lovers. Read up about this saint’s fantastic story too. Make sure you also celebrate Valentine’s on 14th February – this is when we announce the lucky winner of our £25,000 wedding competition! You’ve got to be in it to win it!