Caernarfon's military might
Discover an ancient Celtic town with a Roman barracks and imposing medieval castle.
History and heritage along the Welsh coast
Find out more about historic Wales - castles, historic homes, pirates and steam trains on our coast.
Heritage and sightseeing
Hear fascinating stories from the past at the best of our Welsh castles, monuments and museums.
Follow the trail of Gwynedd’s majestic castles
The county of Gwynedd, in North Wales, provides a trail of majestic castles to explore.
Is Wales the castle capital of Europe?
With over 400 castles, wherever you go on holiday in Wales, you won't be too far from one to visit.
Wales Slate: The quarry communities of Gwynedd
Discover the quarry communities of Wales' UNESCO World Heritage site and their vibrant cultural landscapes.
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Search for places to stay, things to do, and things to see in Wales
World Heritage Blaenavon: A local's guide
Read our local's guide to discovering the fascinating industrial history of Blaenavon.
Wonderfully quirky places to visit
Discover our eccentric heritage with some wonderfully unusual places to visit.
Cardiff Castle: an all-action attraction!
From the gargoyles on the castle walls to secret tunnels, Cardiff Castle is brought vividly to life.
Wales’ most soulful abandoned abbeys and castles
Discover the Welsh abbeys and castles that inspired JMW Turner, William Wordsworth and Dylan Thomas.
Wonderful castles to explore in Wales
Explore a Norman castle, marvel at decadent Victorian architecture or relax at romantic ruins.
Follow in the footsteps of the princes of Gwynedd
After the Romans the princes of Gwynedd ruled. Here’s a tribute to Wales’ greatest warlords.
Find out what's different about these castles…
Looking for castles with strange stories behind them? Here are a few of our favourites.
History in the making
Discover for yourself how to make history at one of Wales' brilliant living history museums.
Sleep in a castle
Feel like royalty or a knight of the realm by checking into a real Welsh fortress for the night.
A taster of history and heritage attractions to explore
Dip into Welsh history at these exciting castles, museums and cultural heritage centres.
On top of the world at Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
Meet Nicky Lincoln who crosses Thomas Telford's amazing Pontcysyllte Aqueduct on a boat every day.
Welsh gold and precious metals
There’s still gold in those Welsh hills - discover the precious metal mines in Wales you can visit.
Exploring the underground secrets of Wales
Discover the mines and underground caves you can visit and explore by yourself or with an expert guide.
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