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What's coming up in 2015

North East

Let yourself be whisked away at Erddig for an evening of outdoor theatre © Chapterhouse Theatre Company

Midsummer Night's Dream at Erddig, 1 August,

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents A Midsummer Night's Dream. The stunning gardens at Erddig will become the setting for Shakespeare's best-loved romantic comedy. 

History of Bodnant Garden Walk, Bodnant Garden 1 July

Discover the fascinating history of Bodnant Garden. Find out all about the plant hunters who brought back seeds and cuttings from all over the world to create the garden you see today.

North West

Picture of Resi abseiling at Penrhyn Castle © National Trust

Rare Plant Fair, Plas Newydd, 28 June

Don't miss this chance to buy rare or unusual plant species at our rare plant fair. Come along and see what additions you can make to your garden to make it unique.

Ice Tower Abseil, Penrhyn Castle, 19 July

Feeling brave? Challenge yourself to an abseil down our 70ft ice tower. Enjoy incredible views of the mountains, coast and countryside as you go.


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

A view of the Great Lawn seen from the master bedroom © NT/John Millar

Big Beach Picnic, Rhossili, Gower, 4 July 2015

Join in with this huge celebration of our Welsh coastline as we come together across Wales to picnic at our coastal sites.

Secret Meadows Walk, Llanerchaeron, 27 June 2015

A rare opportunity to experience one of our well kept secrets. You will be guided through the meadows with a ranger, learning about the history, wildlife and the management of this untold story.

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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