Castles of Wales

Dolbadarn Castle

Dolbadarn Castle

Wales is often called 'the land of castles' – there are 427 of them. If you visit Wales you’re almost certain to see one. If you live here you’re probably familiar with quite a few. Cadw looks after 44 castles – each one is unique.

Click on the links to learn how castle building in Wales developed over the years.