Rhuddlan Castle

Brilliant bricks

See Rhuddlan Castle rise before your eyes — in Lego — in the 'Pack your imagination' section. Find out how you can get involved by creating your own Cadw castle.

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Woman at Criccieth Castle

Open Doors

Do you own or manage a characterful property that the public might like to explore? If so, you can now register for Open Doors 2015.

Find out how your venue can take part in this September’s celebrations
New Harlech bridge

New Harlech bridge

A new bridge is being installed at Harlech Castle that will allow visitors to enter the site through the original entrance for the first time in over 600 years.

See the new Harlech Castle bridge being installed
Conwy Castle

Heritage Tourism Project

The Heritage Tourism Project, which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, has brought heritage sites across Wales to life.

See the HTP section of the website for more information

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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Harlech Castle

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