Hands-on Heritage event

Festival of Archaeology

Discover your inner archaeologist this summer! Cadw and its partners will be holding a selection of enthralling, hands-on events across Wales from 12 to 27 July.

Find out more — and read the 2014 programme
Tintern Abbey

Castles from the clouds

See some of Wales's best-loved sites from the sky in our new 'drone-cam' videos. Enjoy breathtaking and unusual views of Raglan Castle, Castell Coch and Tintern Abbey.

Watch the drone camera footage
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
Caerphilly Castle

Rebuilding the past

Cadw is turning back time with technology! Watch the centuries roll back in our innovative CGI video — and see how Caerphilly Castle would have looked in the early 1300s.

Watch the CGI recreation of medieval Caerphilly Castle

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.

Learn about our projects

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Castles from the Clouds: Tintern Abbey

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