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11 Dec 2020

Following the Welsh Government announcement on Friday 11 December, that all outdoor attractions are to close, as of Monday 14 December all Cadw staffed and unstaffed sites will be closed until further notice.

For further information on the Welsh Government’s written statement: updated Covid-19 control plan for Wales, please visit:

Until we are able to welcome you back in person, why not visit some of our most iconic sites through our Open Doors Online virtual tours!

All you’ll need is a mobile phone or a desk-top computer — of if you have a VR head-set you can be fully-immersed inside your selected adventure.

Choose from the following packages to find out more about our themed virtual experiences:

Neolithic Tombs   
Castles of the South     
Abbeys and Ironworks      

Castles of the North   

We’ve also put together a list of heritage-inspired activities that you can do from home. 

There are loads of online articles, collections and virtual tours that are available at the click of a button.

Interested in the protected historic assets of Wales? Explore our nationally important monuments, buildings and landscapes using Cadw’s Cof Cymru service.

Find out more about the archaeology and history on your doorstep and further afield across Wales using the Welsh Archaeological Trusts’ Archwilio digital historic environment record service and Coflein, the online catalogue of archaeology, buildings, industrial and maritime heritage maintained by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales.

Discover the rich history and archaeology of Wales using the People's Collection Wales, which contains thousands of items uploaded by individuals, community groups and heritage organisations across Wales. 

Even better, register and start uploading your own memories!