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.
According to geneticists, the people in North Wales are the most ancient of Britons. That’s quite a history – and it’s all written in the stones, landscape and legends. Whatever your interest, here's where to discover it.
Following the River Teifi down from Cilgerran Castle to the sea at Cardigan Bay, this six-mile (10km) stroll takes in castles, an abbey, a wealth of wildlife, a gorgeous gorge and beautiful beaches… with a handsome county town in the middle. Read on to discover the route.