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Discover our special places in Wales

South East Wales

Enjoy a quiet moment in the Cedar garden © John Millar

Lose yourself in the romantic splendour of our mansions and gardens this summer.

Dyffryn and Tredegar both have something special to offer. Explore a hidden gem at Tredegar House or escape to the gardens at Dyffryn, start planning your visit now.

North East Wales

Kids go free to Powis, Chirk and Erddig this August  © National Trust Images

Psst! Kids go free to Erddig, Chirk and Powis Castle throughout August. Pack a picnic, get exploring and tick off some of the activities from the list of 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾.

Erddig and Chirk Castle have 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

See the wild flowers at Penrhyn Castle © National Trust

Enjoy family days out this summer in North West Wales. Bring the children to Bodnant Garden and enjoy storytelling in the pin mill every Saturday.

Or, take on the 50 things challenges at Plas Newydd or Penrhyn Castle. Explore the garden and parkland at your own pace; see how many activities you can tick off this summer.

South West Wales

See the wild flowers at Penrhyn Castle © National Trust

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, Aberdeulais or Colby Woodland Garden to complete our 50 things challenges.

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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