Moving to Wales from Australia

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Known for its rugged coastline and mountainous national parks, Wales is a country found in southwest Great Britain and is divided into six distinctive regions.

Moving and Living in Wales

Known for its rugged coastline and mountainous national parks, Wales is a country found in southwest Great Britain and is divided into six distinctive regions. The capital city of Cardiff is a refined coastal city known for its ornate gothic medieval castle, Cardiff Castle, which has become one of Wales’ most popular tourist destinations.

Snowdonia National Park, located in the northwest of the country, is Wales’ largest national park and is home to towering peaks and breathtaking valleys. Attracting nearly 4 million tourists annually, the park is filled with countless hiking trails, rich culture, Welsh heritage and history dating back to the Ice Age period.

For those who consider themselves more adventurous travellers, Abereiddi’s Blue Lagoon is known for its aqua blue water coloured by its former quarry status and is a popular spot for cliff jumping due to its deep waters. For more seaside adventures, head to Porthcawl in southern Wales, with sandy beaches attracting tourists as well as a miniature railway leading to Coney Beach, a take on Coney Island in New York City. 

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Swansea and Cardiff are arguably known for their vibrant nightlife and wide range of restaurants, with bars offering themed cocktails and historic pubs hosting live local music. Traditional dishes including cawl, rarebit, laverbread and bara brith are all regarded as symbols of Welsh food, so make sure to try a few whilst you’re visiting. 

The Welsh language itself is part of the country’s everyday life, spoken by more than half a million people and taught in schools; the language is incorporated into place names and street signs and can be heard on television and the radio. 

The capital city of Cardiff is a refined coastal city known for its ornate gothic medieval castle, Cardiff Castle, which has become one of Wales’ most popular tourist destinations.

Moving your household goods to Wales

Visa and Immigration Information

When travelling or moving to Wales, make sure your passport and visas are correct and valid. Check out these links to find out some of the latest requirements.

British High Commission, Canberra, Australia

Contact the British High Commission by visiting Commonwealth Avenue, Yarramumla, Canberra ACT 2600, Australia. Phone +612 6270 6666 Fax +612 6273 3236 Email australia.enquiries@fco.gov.uk
There are consulates-general in Sydney and Melbourne and consulates in Brisbane and Perth. With over one million Britons living in Australia and over 590,000 visiting every year, the consulates support British nationals if they need assistance: https://www.gov.uk/government/world/organisations/british-high-commission-canberra

UK Visa Information

General visa information can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration

UK Passport Information

General passport information can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/overseas-passports

UK Immigration Information

General immigration information can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration

UK Citizenship Information

A guide to citizenship: https://www.gov.uk/browse/citizenship/citizenship

Social Media Links

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ukinaustralia
Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/ukinaustralia

For over 50 years OSS World Wide Movers has been moving individuals, business people, and Corporate clients relocate to Wales. Moving to Wales with OSS provides you with a professional service and the advice that only comes from choosing a quality specialist international moving company.

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