Welsh Actor Meilir Rhys Williams and the perfect backdrop of Snowdonia © National Theatre Wales

Welsh Actor Meilir Rhys Williams and the perfect backdrop of Snowdonia

The Gathering at Hafod y Llan

We were lucky enough to host National Theatre Wales' outdoor walking performance - The Gathering - at Hafod y Llan, Snowdonia, in September.

The performance attracted around 500 people throughout the weekend and got some rave reviews. Viewers were taken on a three- mile walk around Lliwedd and Aran in Snowdonia where they followed the lifecycle of a ram, and its shepherd.

Handing over the keys at Llyndy Isaf

It’s now time for Llyndy Isaf’s new chapter.

Caryl's done a fantastic job at the farm; she’s brought in more than 120 Welsh mountain ewes and eight Welsh black cows. But, now it’s Tudur’s time...

Llanerchaeron's cabinets of curiosity

Miss Pamela Ward donated more than 4,000 objects to our collections at Llanerchaeron. How do we choose what goes on display and what doesn’t? We’d like you to become the curators of this collection, visit the Facebook page to start curating your own cabinet of curiosity.

Explore Llyn Peninsula

Discover Llyn Peninsula’s unique history, culture and environment with our new interactive map.

Find your perfect walk, activity ideas, attractions and things to do.

How to move a two-tonne lightbulb

The lighthouse optic at Bardsey Island was getting on a bit and its owners and keepers, Trinity House, decided it was time to install a new higher-tech LED bulb on the island’s lighthouse. The problem was what do you do with the old one?

Welsh Bible returns to its spiritual home

An original copy of the first Welsh language Bible has gone on display at the home of its 16th-century translator, owned and managed by us. Ty Mawr Wybrnant, near Penmachno in Snowdonia, is where Bishop William Morgan was born in 1545. He was commissioned by Elizabeth I to translate the Bible in 1588, widely seen as ensuring the survival of the Welsh language.

Check out the full story here

Wales’s Special Place unveiled

In May we launched a competition to find Wales’ most special place.

The campaign was backed by proud Welsh celebrities such as Alex Jones, Matt Johnson, Iolo Williams and more…

After thousands of votes from the Welsh public,  Penarth Pier proudly took home the title of being the first winner of the competition.