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

Castell Coch Closure

From 5 January to 30 January inclusive, Castell Coch will close its doors for essential conservation and maintenance work to take place.

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
'Under Dylan's Pen' video

Discovering Dylan

As part of an innovative literacy project, schoolchildren from south-west Wales have created poems and films that commemorate the life of Dylan Thomas.

Watch the videos — and download our classroom learning resources

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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.

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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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Rising from ruins: Segontium Roman Fort

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