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. Discover some of our best places to visit in Wales.

Newton House at Dinefwr, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, Wales

Great houses 

From eccentric aristocrats to tales of love and loss painted on to walls, our magnificent mansions and their collections bring history and stories to life. Explore the fine country houses of Erddig, Llanerchaeron and Plas Newydd.

Summertime at Penrhyn Castle, Bangor, North Wales

Famous fortresses 

Discover some of Wales's finest castles from the home of the Welsh Princes at Powis Castle and Dinefwr, to the Victorian extravagance of Penrhyn Castle to Chirk's English fortress.

A guided tour of Dolaucothi Gold Mines, Carmarthenshire

Quirky, Cosy or Urban 

Step back in time and discover worlds gone by with a visit to a gold mine, a suspension bridge, a traditional farmhouse or a Tudor town house - just some of the quirky, cosy or urban places we look after.

Reflections of spring flowers on the Skating Pond at Bodnant Garden

Glorious gardens 

Wales is blessed with so many wonderful gardens and parks - from town to countryside, from formal to wild. Find your special place to escape, be inspired and watch the seasons unfold.

Looking down to Barafundle Bay from coast path

Best beaches 

From the wild and unspoilt Freshwater West to the perfect hidden cove of Mwnt, some of the best beaches in the world are waiting for you to discover along the Welsh coast.

Y Garn reflected in the still waters of Llyn Ogwen, Carneddau, Snowdonia, Wales

Rugged mountains 

Grab your boots and waterproofs and set out for the unmissable mountains of Wales. Head for the high and rocky peaks of Snowdonia or the greener rolling mountains of the Brecon Beacons for an exhilarating day close to nature.

Winter in the Lake District, Cumbria
Days out

Find a place to visit 

What will you explore today? We've got houses, forests, castles and mountains to discover.