Discover a wealth of Welsh heritage by visiting these historical sites virtually
After the Roman left Wales, the mighty kings and princes of Gwynedd ran the show. They battled furiously against invaders, neighbours and each other. They sometimes ruled all of Wales. Family dynasties rose and fell, like the ruined castles they left behind. Here’s a tribute to Wales’ greatest warlords.
Blaenavon’s industrial landscape is a living, breathing reminder of the time when Welsh coal powered the world’s industries. Read on for our local's guide to discovering the fascinating industrial history around this World Heritage Site.
The county of Gwynedd, in North Wales, provides a trail of majestic castles to explore, a group of which have been described as the finest examples of military architecture of their kind in Europe.
The Wye Valley and the Vale of Usk offer a very lulling and rolling, very Welsh, sense of peace. You can get that feeling in a half-day away from urbanity, and then you’ll crave a week or more getting lost in the heart of the hills. Jude Rogers explains why.