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Discover our special places in Wales

South East Wales

’Pam Howden’ © R Todd

To celebrate one hundred years since the dahlia trails at Dyffryn, we are celebrating by re-creating how it would have looked, felt and smelt by packing every border, bed and pot with different dahlias.

Check out Dyffryn’s Dahlia events throughout September.

Or ever fancied nosing behind some of our locked doors at Tredegar House? Explore the hidden corridors and back staircases of the mansion and discover rooms and stories rarely seen or told.

Discover Tredegar’s hidden spaces

South West Wales

A close up of Dahlia 'Pam Howden' © R Todd

We’ve also made you a list of which 50 things activities you can tick off in South West Wales.

Walk, run or roll your way to Dinefwr, Llanercharon, Stackpole, Dolaucothi, Aberdulais or Colby Woodland Garden to complete our 50 things challenges.

North East Wales

Have you been to Chirk Castle’s brand new play area? © Chirk Castle

Although kids have gone back to school, it doesn’t mean they can’t enjoy the weekends.

Luckily in North-East Wales, Erddig and Chirk have great outdoor play areas.

Pull on your boots and roll up your sleeves for some serious fun in Wolf's Den at Erddig, or Chirk’s brand new play area.

Erddig and Chirk Castle have also put together a great list of 50 things activities you can complete at both properties. They’re within a 20-minute drive of each other.

North West Wales

Children using natural materials to create woodland pictures at Plas Newydd © Arnhel de Serra

Join us at Plas Newydd for the Anglesey Woodland Festival this September, there will be plenty of activities for the kids to enjoy as well as live music and refreshments.

Or if you’re looking for a quiet day out, book your place on Bodnant’s secret walk and discover how the garden is expanding.

What's on in Wales

Places to stay

You can find campsites amongst the mountains, bunkhouses next to beautiful beaches and holiday cottages in some of the country’s finest scenery.

We have some fantastic places to stay in Wales for your holidays.

Collections online

You can now explore more than 700,000 objects from artistic treasures to everyday household items and quirky things on our new collections website.

Explore the Welsh collections online before seeing them for real.

Top news stories

Welsh blogs

Keep in touch with what's happening at our places across Wales.

Read blogs that are written by those who look after mountains, moorland, beaches, buildings and so much that make Wales special.

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