Castles & Welsh heritage

Whichever bit of Wales you head for, you’ll find yourself within easy distance of the world’s finest castles and awe-inspiring landmarks. There are over 600 of them, from Roman times to millionaires’ follies of the 19th century, making Wales the castle capital of Europe. Each has its special story.

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Laugharne Castle in the snow, Carmarthenshire

10 walks through history

Come for heritage and scenery on these ten short walks on the Wales Coast Path.

Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways

Steam trains of Wales

A journey on board a narrow gauge steam train is the best way to enjoy the landscape of Wales

Young boy and girl at Llancaiach Fawr

Llancaiach Fawr

The Neale family from Saffron Walden in Essex, visit Llancaiach Fawr Manor and discover what family life was like in 1645.

Pembroke Castle

Traditions and history

All about the traditions and history of the Welsh nation.

Medieval fantasy

King Arthur’s Wales

Plan your own early medieval adventure by visiting our ancient hill forts and standing stones.

The River Dee passing under the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Dee Valley

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

The dramatic Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is an engineering marvel and a World Heritage Site.