Wales

Unlock a land of myths and legends, vibrant history and culture, stately homes, mighty castles and great gardens, all enveloped by rugged coast and dramatic landscapes.

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What's coming up in 2015

North East

Join Detective Sherlock Holmes for an evening of mystery at Erddig  © Chapterhouse Theatre Company

The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes at Erddig, 29 August

A thrilling adaptation by Chapterhouse Theatre Company performed in Erddig's beautiful rose garden. Booking essential.

History of Bodnant Garden (Specialist Walk), Bodnant Garden, 26 August

Find out all about the history of Bodnant Garden, including the plant hunters who went all over the world to find seeds and take cuttings in order to create the garden you see today. Booking essential.

North West

Have fun making a colourful kite © Penrhyn Castle

Military Manoeuvres, Plas Newydd, 22 and 23 August

The Anglesey Hussars will be here for two days, entertaining us with exciting horseback skirmishes and artillery displays. Be sure to cover your ears for the canon fire.

Chinese Kite Workshop, Penrhyn Castle, 30 August

Join us for a fun workshop making and painting kites, with Bangor University's Confucius Institute. £4 per kite.

 

South East

A view of the Great Lawn seen from the master bedroom © Andrew Butler

Late Night Thursdays, Dyffryn Gardens  23, 30 July, 6, 13, 20, 27 August

Pack up your dinner and a bottle of bubbly and enjoy an al fresco picnic in our gardens. We are open late every Thursday of the Summer holidays. Open until 8pm (last entry 7.30pm). Normal admission prices apply.

Daily Introduction Tours, Tredegar House

Who were the Morgans and what makes Tredegar House such a special place? Learn the basics on our introductory tour before you head off to discover the rest of the story at your own pace.

South West

All aboard the tractor trailer for a safari experience of Dinefwr © Sophie Thomas

Tractor Trailer Tours, Dinefwr Park

Our Tractor Trailer Tours are back! Join the estate team to learn more about these magnificent animals. Every Wednesday and Friday until September, 12 noon.

Meadow Heritage Day, Llanerchaeron, 22 August

Spend the day at Llanerchaeron and learn about the heritage of our magnificent meadows.

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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