Prepare for your first visit

Conwy Castle

Conwy Castle

A visit to Wales is incomplete without a visit to one or more of our attractions. We can help with advice and information on all aspects of the visit. Looking after some of the finest historic attractions throughout Wales, we are ideally placed to help you.

  • Free familiarisation visits for members of the travel trade and travel press
  • Image loan service
  • Free promotional leaflets to support your programmes
  • 3 and 7 day Explorer Passes (fully commissionable, up to 25%) available on  firm sale
  • Discounts for group visits
  • Priority access scheme

Planning group visits

The ‘places to visit’ search is a good starting point. This provides both general and specific information on individual sites. Groups from educational establishments will find valuable information in the educational visits section. If your group includes disabled visitors you will find further information on the individual site pages in Days Out or contact Cadw headquarters on 0300 0256000, email

If you would like to receive free advice and suggestions on which sites would best fit your programme please contact our marketing desk (contact details below).

Free familiarisation visits

One call to our marketing desk and we will be pleased to arrange a free familiarisation visit to our properties (contact details below).

Free promotional leaflets

Please contact our marketing desk (contact details below).

Photo Library service

We have an extensive range of top quality photographs available for hire. Please contact the Wales on View photographic library or contact our marketing desk (contact details below).


Explorer Passes

  • A 3 or 7 day Explorer Pass gives your group or ‘go as you please’ visitors free admission into 30 charging historic attractions in the care of Cadw. It can also be sold as an optional extra.
  • Holders of the pass have the freedom to explore as many attractions as they wish for either 3 days in any 7, or 7 days in any 14. 
  • Explorer Passes are available for: single adult; two adults or family
  • Earn Commission — up to 25%
  • Explorer Passes are available on a firm sale basis

Group discounts

For groups of 15 or more a 10% discount is offered on adult and reduced rate categories.

To receive a free group organiser’s pack please contact:

The Marketing Desk
Plas Carew
Unit 5/7 Cefn Coed
Parc Nantgarw
CF15 7QQ
Tel:   0300 0256000

The independent traveller

Join Cadw

Membership of Cadw gives free admission to all sites in our care, from Caerphilly Castle, Castell Coch and Tintern Abbey in the south to world-famous Caernarfon and Harlech Castles in the north. Membership also gives half-price admission to hundreds of sites in England and Scotland, from Stonehenge to Edinburgh Castle plus much more.

Many independent travellers join at our sites - it’s simple and easy! Join today. It’s something you’ll treasure for a long time!