Woman at Criccieth Castle

Open Doors

See behind the scenes this September! Enjoy hundreds of events across Wales — and get a voucher to enter a captivating Cadw site for free during the final weekend.

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Caerphilly Castle

Step back in time

In the Time Travel section you can watch stunning CGI recreations that roll back the centuries — and breathtaking drone-cam videos that show present-day castles from the clouds.

See Cadw's sites in a different light
A family at Kidwelly Castle.


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At Abergavenny, this weary looking soldier reflects the exhaustion of war.

Grants for War Memorials

Cadw’s grant scheme is designed to help with projects for the repair and conservation of war memorials in Wales.

Visit our Grants for War Memorials page

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
A child in front of a 'time vortex'

Child’s play!

Find all you need in our new Kids section to kick-start your time-travel adventure! Download quizzes, colouring sheets and stories.

Become a time traveller today
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.

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Castles from the Clouds: Tintern Abbey

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