Castles and forts in Wales
Explore some of the finest and most famous castles in Wales, from the home of the Welsh princes at Powis Castle, to Chirk’s medieval fortress and sugar and slate fortunes at Penrhyn Castle.
From dungeon adventures to Victorian extravagance, explore castles routed in Welsh history from Wrexham to Gwynedd.
A fantasy castle with industrial and colonial foundations, learn more about a long history of sugar and slate fortunes and social unrest at this enormous 19th-century neo-Norman castle.
Complete with dungeons and stunning views, there’s plenty to explore on a visit to this impressive fortress, built by Edward I to subdue the last princes of Wales.
Walk in the footsteps of the princes of Powis and discover one of the most magnificent castle interiors in the country.
Explore castle ruins rich in myths, legends and history from Carmarthenshire to Monmouthshire.
Explore the ruins of a 13th-century fortress built by the Normans to command one of the main routes from England.
Uncover nearly 800 years of history at the magnificent Cilgerran Castle. Overlooking the spectacular Teifi Gorge, this striking 13th-century fortress is under the guardianship of Cadw.
Dinefwr Castle overlooks the National Nature Reserve, historic Newton house and 18th century landscape park. The castle is managed by Cadw.
Explore rich and diverse collections throughout Wales from sculptures, tapestries and paintings to hidden family gems, and a 16th century bible that saved the Welsh language.
Explore the myths, legends and folklore that have shaped the ancient landscapes of Wales. From the origin of our famous Welsh red dragon in Snowdonia, to the enchanted lake of Cwm Llwch.
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.
Visit an amazing collection of gardens and parks in Wales. From walled gardens to arboretums and countryside estates, there’s plenty to explore.
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.