Hair-raising Halloween happenings

From 26 October to 2 November, Cadw is holding a number of Halloween-themed events — from pumpkin carving and crafts to spooky trails and after-hours tours.

Don’t miss out on these eerie events
The Guard — Conwy Castle

Cadw turns 30

Cadw is celebrating thirty years of protecting and promoting Wales's inspiring heritage. Find out more about our first three decades — including some facts that you may not have known.

Read our anniversary article
Great family days out

Great family days out

Explore and enjoy family-friendly Cadw sites across Wales over the half-term. From battle-scarred castles to eerie abbeys, Cadw sites offer the whole family a range of memorable experiences over the holidays!

Find out more about fun days out
Cadw Shape Game

Sketch our sites

As part of the Big Draw celebrations, the Cadw Shape Game encourages you to get creative — and you could also win £100 worth of art supplies!

Read more about this artistic event

Cadw is the Welsh Government's historic environment service working for an accessible and well-protected historic environment for Wales. Find out more

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Find a castle

There are so many historic places to visit. Go to our interactive map find somewhere great to visit near you.

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Children at Castell Coch

Free eBooks

Stories for your smartphone! Tales for your tablet! You can now download our Heroes and Heroines of Wales series as free eBooks.

Heroes and Heroines of Wales eBooks
Help, Advise and Grants

Help, Advice and Grants

Visit our help, advice and grants pages to find out more about looking after your historic property.

Find out all you need to know
Community Archaeology

Community Archaeology

Archaeological discovery brings people together and creates a sense of place, shared heritage and identity. Visit the Community Archaeology section to find out about Cadw's innovative projects.

Learn about our projects

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Rising from ruins: Segontium Roman Fort

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