Houses and buildings in Wales
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.
Discover houses full of treasures with some of the greatest collections in the country to explore in North Wales.
Saved from ruin, Erddig is a rare survivor teeming with treasures. Explore life above and below stairs of a much-loved home filled with stories of a family and their servants.
Explore the ancestral family home of the Marquess of Anglesey set on the Menai Straits, view Rex Whistler's famous mural and discover the Anglesey Leg, the world's first articulated wooden leg.
A delightful manor house where you can learn about past residents, from the descendants of the 9th century King of Powis, to the Keating sisters, who restored the house in 1939.
Explore a rare example of a self-sufficient 18th-century Welsh gentry estate in Ceredigion.
Discover this 18th-century Georgian villa set in the wooded Aeron valley. Designed by John Nash, it has its own service courtyard with dairy, laundry, brewery and salting house; giving a full 'upstairs, downstairs' experience.
Visit the homes of great Welsh families from the historic country house of Dinefwr to the magnificent Tredegar House.
One of the architectural wonders of Wales and one of the most significant late 17th-century houses in the whole of the British Isles. Learn more about this house and the Welsh family who owned it for more than 500 years.
Standing proudly at the heart of the Dinefwr estate, Newton House was a family home for over 300 years. Discover the history of the house and estate through historic collections and contemporary exhibitions.
Discover the home of a prosperous Tudor trader at the Tudor Merchant’s house. Find out what Tudor life was like for a popular trader of the Middle Ages at this special place.
Step back in time and discover worlds gone by with a visit to a gold mine, a bridge, or a coastal visitor centre.
Once the gateway to Conwy, walk the famous bridge and discover how a husband and wife kept Thomas Telford's bridge open every day of the year, whatever the weather.
Experience the conditions of the Roman, Victorian and 1930s underground workings in a gold mine that was mined over 2,000 years ago.
Nestled in the heart of Aberdaron, Porth y Swnt is a visitor centre like no other. It offers an introduction to the history and culture of Llŷn through audio, videos, sculptures and artwork.
Five astonishing Welsh buildings are featured in the beautifully illustrated book, '60 Remarkable Buildings of the National Trust', written by one of our expert curators. Buy the book to learn more about Treleddyd Fawr, Powis Castle, Tredegar House, Conwy Suspension Bridge, and Penrhyn Castle as well as other fascinating buildings across England and Northern Ireland.
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.
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.
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.