Looking for a family day out with a difference? Cadw offers a range of exciting places to explore near you.
We've got some of the best castles in the world in Wales and some of the most beautiful ones too. We have abbeys, churches and chapels and some of the most atmospheric ancient monuments that visitors have been seeking out for thousands of years.
We have monuments that remind us of Wales’s proud heritage as one of the first industrial nations in the world and sites that tell the stories of the medieval Welsh princes.
And now we’re joining these stories up so that you can find out more about the rich history of Wales and what makes it special and unique for all of us. We’ll keep you posted with progress.
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Explore Wales using our map
Not sure where to go? Use our interactive map to find the nearest Cadw site to you. There are 128 to chose from and many are open free of charge. You can browse by the name or the type of monument.Find out more
Explorer pass provides great things to do in Wales
An Explorer Pass gives you free entry to over 30 great castles and historic attractions in Cadw’s care. You get the freedom to explore as many attractions as you wish for either 3 in any 7 days, or 7 in any 14 days.Find out more
To help people understand and care about their place and history, we want everyone to be able to share in our rich heritage – even if places are not generally open to visitors – so we ask grant recipients to allow access for 10 years after the first grant payment.Find out more