Herbaceous borders full of colourful blooms at Powis Castle and Garden, Wales

A Celtic land with an industrial past steeped in myth, legend, poetry and song. Croeso i Gymru.

Places to visit

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Important information 

We’re pleased to say that a number of our places in Wales are now open. Booking is still advised at some our houses and gardens especially at weekends and during school or public holidays, however from 19 July you no longer need to pre-book to visit a couple of our places. You can check whether or not you'll need to pre-book by visiting the property web page. Please remember that our places in Wales are governed by Welsh Government Regulations and some restrictions remain in place, so please follow Welsh Government Regulations when visiting.

Days out
A peacock on the terrace at Powis Castle and Garden, Powys, Wales

Places to visit in Wales 

We look after some of Wales’ finest castles, gardens and mansions, we’re also guardians of 157 miles of coastline and more than 46,000 hectares of land. We’re sure you can find your perfect day out with us.

Great Canal in Summer, Dyffryn Gardens, Cardiff, South Wales

Family days out in Wales 

We’ve got lots of exciting activities happening at our special places in Wales this summer. Go wild at our outdoor play areas, tick off some ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ activities, or get your heart racing with different sporty challenges. There’s plenty to keep the whole family entertained all summer long.

Calling all artists
Snowdon and attendant peaks taken from the south with Hafod y Llan estate in the distance at Snowdonia National Park.

Artist brief | Climate Change in Wales: Creative Conversations 

We're seeking to commission a creative practitioner working in any medium to facilitate a series of creative conversations with communities in Wales about climate change and its impacts.

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For film and TV lovers
The cast of Snow White on the beach at Marloes Sands

Film locations in Wales 

Here in Wales we look after some of the finest buildings and some of the most dramatic coast and countryside scenery in the country, many of which have doubled up as scenes in Hollywood blockbusters, but do you recognise which ones?

Our work for nature
The meadow at Dinefwr, Carmarthenshire

Nature and wildlife  

Find out how we're managing our land for nature and wildlife in Wales - for ever, for everyone.

Shepherd and sheep dogs driving sheep down the Watkin Path at Cwm Llan on Hafod Y Llan farm, Snowdonia

Farming  

We look after 50,000 hectares of land in Wales and over 90% of this land is managed by agricultural tenancies. Find out how we’re working with our farms and tenants to produce local and seasonal food in an environmentally sustainable way.

Remarkable treasures
The front of the Kings Cabinet at Chirk Castle

Exquisite art and collections 

From palatial buildings to industrial machinery and family heirlooms, we care for rich and diverse collections throughout Wales.

Great Welsh coast
Mwnt beach in the summer is home to dolphins, seals and porpoises

Welsh coastline and beaches  

We protect 157 miles of the Welsh coast you love. Find out about the work we’re doing to keep your favourite beaches beautiful.

Powering forward
The hydro intake weir at Hafod y Llan farm, Snowdonia

Renewable energy projects 

From stunning solar at Bodnant Garden and Chirk Castle to our holiday cottages that offer greenery, scenery and sustainability, we're harnessing the power of nature and going greener from coast to countryside in our castles and country homes.

Join

Enjoy access to more than 500 places with National Trust membership. Join today and help protect nature, beauty and history — for everyone, for ever.

Give

We're a charity and rely on your donations to help our conservation work

Volunteer

Each year thousands of volunteers join us in caring for all the special places you love