Discover the greatest castles in Wales. From Norman castles to the decadent Victorian architecture, explore the best UK castles and Wales' historical attractions.
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.
Thomas Telford's incredible aqueduct over the River Dee - Pontcysyllte - is one of the most stunning sights of North Wales. Meet Nicky Lincoln, the woman who goes across it on a boat every day – and also looks after Llangollen Wharf's beautiful boat horses
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.
Hear fascinating stories from the past at the best of our Welsh castles, monuments and museums.
Bernard Llewellyn, the farmer and owner of Carreg Cennen castle in Carmarthenshire, West Wales, explains the pleasures and responsibilities of life as caretaker of one of Wales’ best-loved ancient monuments.
There’s still gold in those Welsh hills, along with silver, copper, zinc and lead. Many of the old metal mines are full-blown attractions, while other are curious ruins in remote, beautiful places. Discover the precious metal mines in Wales you can visit.