18 February 2016

Free entry to Welsh monuments this St David's Day

On 1 March 2016, enjoy some of the finest heritage sites in Wales - for free.

This St David's Day, you can enjoy free entry many Welsh heritage sites, including a number of our most magnificent castles.

An aerial view of Caerphilly Castle and moat in the South Wales Valleys

Caerphilly Castle, South Wales Valleys

Fourteen heritage sites will open their doors for free as part of the programme, which includes St Davids Bishop’s Palace, located near the site where Saint David himself founded his monastery. 

Caerphilly Castle is also included within the list, and will be hosting special events, including a Welsh Craft Fair and an evening concert featuring poetry readings from the works of Dylan Thomas and Roald Dahl, and traditional Welsh songs from the delightful Aber Valley Male Voice Choir.

The list also includes Tintern Abbey, Blaenavon Ironworks, Raglan Castle, and Caernarfon Castle, as well as many more.

More information on the sites that are open for free on St David's Day: Cadw monuments open for free on St David's Day

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