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What's coming up in 2015

South West

Listen out for the bucks bellowing ready for the rutting season © Sophie Thomas

Guided Ranger Walk - Fallow Deer Rut, Dinefwr Park, 6 October 

It's the biggest event in natures calendar for one of the UK's biggest mammals. Our fallow deer will fight and clash antlers in a battle to mate with the females...

Apple Festival, Llanerchaeron, 11 October

Help us celebrate our apple harvest with a day of cider making, orchard walks, apple testing, food and craft stalls, kids games and lots more apple related fun!

North East

Erddig garden grows over 180 varities of apples © David Burton

25th Annual Apple Festival at Erddig, 3 and 4 October 

We're cooking up a treat for our silver anniversary.Apple display, archery demonstrations, cider press, cookery demonstrations, live music, and more.

Battle of the Conkers at Chirk Castle, 11 October

Calling all kids! Have you got what it takes to best our medieval guards at the time honoured game of conkers?

North West

Complete the 5k challenege every week at Osterley © David Burton

Tea with the Head Gardener, Plas Newydd, 23 September

Join our head gardener for tea and cake and see what tips you can pick up. Booking essential.

Penrhyn Castle Park Run

Take part in a free 5km timed run around the gardens every Saturday morning.


South East

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

Welly Week, Dyffryn Gardens, October Half Term

Join us for loads of welly themed walks and activities this October half term.

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.

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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