Visit fairy-tale castles brimming with history, fine country houses and glorious gardens in Wales. From the rocky peaks of (Eryri) Snowdonia to wild unspoilt beaches, enjoy an unforgettable trip to a Celtic land steeped in myths and legends. Croeso i Gymru.
Visit an amazing collection of gardens and parks in Wales. From walled gardens to arboretums and countryside estates, there’s plenty to explore.
Explore magnificent Welsh mansions and their collections, from ancestral homes to buildings designed by renowned architects. Discover the history and tales from bygone days, in breath-taking settings across Wales.
Step into a medieval fortress with dungeons at Chirk or visit the home of the Welsh princes at Powis Castle. Discover some of the finest and most famous castles in Wales.
Explore dramatic and beautiful valleys, ancient woodlands and river walks or have an adventure through the wild Welsh mountains and visit some of the country’s most iconic peaks.
Whether you’re looking for castles bursting with ornate decorations, places to meet Father Christmas, a day out at a Christmas market or simply enjoy a crisp winter walk, we have plenty of places in Wales for a festive day out.
With fun-filled activities and exciting events, there are plenty of great family days out to be had in Wales. Explore vast Welsh castles, tick off some ’50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ activities, or let off steam in natural play areas.
Explore wide open landscapes, gentler coastal strolls or energetic hikes for something a little more challenging. We've rounded up some of the best places to walk in Wales.
Find out about our multi-use trails at the places we care for across Wales that are pushchair-friendly and perfect for wheelchair users and those with mobility aids.
An easy circular walk among the woodlands and open fields surrounding Chirk Castle. Enjoy great views of the 480-acre parkland, marvel at the grand Davies Gates and meet a 500-year-old sweet chestnut tree.
For a walk that's rich in wildlife all year round, discover the Bosherston Lily Ponds trail at Stackpole, where you can also explore the dunes and pools of the Mere Pool Valley behind Broadhaven beach.
Discover nature and wildlife on a lakeside walk at Tredegar, suitable for all the family to enjoy. Look out for the resident swans on the lake and low rolling mists along the Oak Avenue during winter mornings.
Blow away the cobwebs on a circular, 3-mile, coastal walk from Aberdaron to Porth Meudwy, a small fishing cove at the tip of the Llŷn Peninsula. Keep a look out for red-legged choughs, the emblem of Llŷn, and masters of flight as they swoop and dive over the coastal cliffs.
From mountains and beaches, to gardens and parklands, find a dog walk in Wales that both you and your four-legged friend will love. Here’s your guide to some of the best dog-friendly places to visit in Wales.
Discover how you can make a difference by volunteering at one of the places we look after in Wales, from historic houses to mountains and coastlines.
Join a supporter group in Wales to support local places through fundraising and volunteering, meet new people and enjoy special interest talks, trips and events.
Bodnant Garden gives ‘dinosaur trees’ a Welsh home-from-home as part of new ‘metacollection’ to protect Wollemi pine from extinction
The National Trust’s Bodnant Garden in North Wales, is joining together with Forestry England to plant critically endangered Wollemi pine trees as part of the first global ‘metacollection’ to save the iconic species from extinction and help protect the biodiversity of wild trees.
Search success as National Trust Cymru welcomes new tenants Glasbren, champions of locally grown food, to Welsh coastal farm
Following a successful search, National Trust Cymru welcome new tenants and champions of locally grown food, Glasbren to Lords Park Farm in Carmarthenshire.
Three pairs of strangers with a special connection to Cwm Idwal come together to express their hopes and fears for the area in a changing climate. The themes from their conversations inspiring a specially carved bench for visitors to enjoy, located along the path to the lake.
Restored façade revealed and new exhibition opened as scaffolding comes off historic house at Dyffryn Gardens
Restored façade revealed and new House of Discovery exhibition opened as scaffolding comes off historic house at Dyffryn Gardens.
Visitors to Powis Castle have rare chance to see 2,000 year old vases up close during once in a decade deep clean.
Visitors have a rare chance to see six precious 2,000 year old Etruscan vases as they get a once in a decade deep clean at Powis Castle and Gardens.
0.65 hectares of SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) at Chirk Castle has been improved for people and nature as National Trust Cymru team up with a range of organisations and local charities to create a new Mindful Meadow, where people can connect to nature, improving their health and wellbeing.
An exquisite portrait of Lady Margaret Myddelton and a portrait of Robert Myddelton-Biddulph which were both previously at Chirk, go on display for the first time. The portraits were gifted by the late Lady Aird, daughter of Lady Margaret Myddelton.
National Trust Cymru has established a new tree nursery, located in a remote area of Wales, to nurture endangered native tree species to help protect the area’s sensitive temperate rainforest environments and tackle the climate crisis.
Whether you’re looking for a light lunch, a hot drink or the perfect gift, you’ll find something at our cafés, tea-rooms and shops in Wales.
Plan the perfect picnic in Wales and eat al fresco on a grand estate, a pretty beach, or a wooded wildlife haven, with views of the great Welsh outdoors.
Rhowch gynnig ar 50 peth i’w gwneud cyn eich bod yn 11 a ¾ wrth inni nesáu at dymor yr Hydref a’r Gaeaf. / Have a go at 50 things before you're 11 and 3/4 as the season moves into Autumn and winter.
Enjoy festive events and join in as we decorate Dyffryn ready for Christmas. Discover merry scenes nestled in the gardens, build a snowman, add to our ribbon garlands, enjoy family games and help us fill the garden with Christmas cheer.
Join Rhian Rees from Wild and Fabulous Flowers for a festive workshop in the Gallery. Guided by Rhian, learn how to create beautiful, natural wreaths from greenery harvested by our Gardens Team and take a little piece of Dyffryn home with you.
Get into the festive spirit and see the 13th century castle sparkle as lights and decorations illuminate the State Rooms.
Discover more of Dyffryn’s history and find out how we’re looking after this special place in our new exhibition in the Morning Room of Dyffryn House.