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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Caerphilly Castle

Free entry on St David's Day

Celebrate Welsh history and culture on St David’s Day by visiting Cadw sites for free! Join in the celebrations and step back into Wales’s unique past on Sunday 1 March.

Find out what you can see and do on St David’s Day
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
Castell Coch

Artist in Residence

Cadw and Arts Council of Wales are looking for two artists to participate in this year's artist residency programme — at remarkable Castell Coch, near Cardiff.

Read more — and find out how to apply

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.

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Harlech Castle

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