Wales

Unlock a land of myths and legends, vibrant history and culture, stately homes, mighty castles and great gardens, all enveloped by rugged coast and dramatic landscapes.

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What's coming up in 2015

South East

Swing into spring at Tredegar House 2015 © NTPL/©National Trust Images/Paul Harris

Wildlife Week, Dyffryn Gardens, 23 to 31 May

We're celebrating all things wild over half term. Hunt for newts and bats on newt night and bat night, take part in our 50 things Wednesday and get creepy-crawly-creative with our make it Monday.

50 Things launch day, Tredegar House, 23 May

Come along and see Powis Castle sparkle in in a different light. Hear more about the property's rich history and learn more about the characters who made these stunning rooms their home.

South West

Barafundle Bay on the Stackpole estate is beautiful all year round © NTPL/Pembrokeshire Photography

Creatures and Constellations, Great Welsh Walk, Stackpole, 29 May 2015

Do you fancy watching a beautiful sunset over Broadhaven beach? How about stargazing on the Stackpole estate? Or wildlife spotting near the Bosherston lakes? Look no further!

Plant it, Grow it, Eat it, Llanerchaeron, 28 May 2015

Kids can create their own edible vegetable display with our gardeners and tick off one of the 50 things to do activities.

 

North East

Join us at for a weekend of fun and frolics at Knights and Princesses! © NTPL/National Trust Images

The Secret Garden at Erddig, 20 June

Chapterhouse Theatre returns to perform this most enchanting story in Erddig's beautiful rose garden. Booking essential.

Knights and Princesses Weekend, Chirk Castle, 30 and 31 May

Calling all young knights and princesses for a weekend of fun and frolics. Meet the Lord and Lady, enjoy storytelling, games, dress the knight, archery and combat demonstrations, and take part in our parade with prizes for the best costume. Any child in costume gets in free!

North West

Smells like summer! © NTPL/National Trust Images

Antiques Roadshow, Plas Newydd, 4 June

BBC's famous TV show is being filmed at Plas Newydd. 9.30am to 4.30pm. Free entry.

Strawberries in the Park, Penrhyn Castle, 20 to 21 June

Enjoy strawberries and cream on the lawn. Beaumaris Brass Band will be performing Sunday 11am to 4pm.

 

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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