Clues to Powis Castle's hidden past unearthed

Survey work being carried out by archaeologists at Powis Castle © National Trust

Archaeologists carrying out survey work for the renovation of the East Front at Powis Castle have uncovered an intriguing and significant clue to what may be a previously unknown and hidden part of the castle.

Are you a proud Welsh gardener?

 We're launching a social media competition - #NTWalesGardenProud - aimed at capturing and celebrating the way people in Wales use their gardens and outdoor spaces.

You could win a day of special care and attention for your garden.

Sand art in Gower marks Neptune's 50th anniversary

Standing at Whiteford Burrows on the giant sand art map  © National Trust / Light Trap

A giant sand art was created at Whiteford Burrows in Gower to commemorate 50 years of the Neptune Coastline Campaign, a project aimed to permanently protect more than 500 miles of the UK’s coastline.

Garden room restoration underway at Dyffryn

The Paved Court in need of restoration © Andrew Butler

Guided by the watercolours of Edith Adie, three garden rooms at Dyffryn Gardens are being restored back to their 1920s splendour this summer.

Bodnant's secret garden finally revealed

The Skating Pond in the Far End at Bodnant Garden in summer

The Skating Pond in the Far End at Bodnant Garden in summer

Until now visitors have not been able to walk further than the famous Waterfall Bridge in the valley bottom at Bodnant Garden but now you can explore what lies beyond…ten acres of riverside haven including waterside walks, a Skating Pond, boathouse and arboretum.

Welsh plant named after Attenborough

A new plant found only on the rocky ledges of Cribyn, one of three peaks we care for in the Brecon Beacons, has been named after the naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough by a Wales-based plant hunter he inspired.

Help restore Powis Castle's East Front

We have launched a public appeal to raise more than £300,000 as part of half a million pound fund to complete the restoration of Powis Castle’s crumbling East Front.
 

Countryfile at Dinefwr

Dinefwr Park's ancient breed of cattle enjoyed the media spotlight in January, taking a starring role in one of Britain’s most popular television programmes.

 

Fancy a Welsh coast trident trek?

We can’t supply a chariot or guarantee wall-to-wall sunshine but we can promise that you’ll take in miles of the beautiful Welsh coast equipped with a trident in hand and the knowledge you’re helping Neptune.