About Cadw

Cadw is the Welsh Government’s historic environment service working for an accessible and well-protected historic environment for Wales.

Cadw is a Welsh word meaning ‘to keep’ or ‘to protect’.

Old Beaupre Castle
Old Beaupre Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Plas Mawr
Plas Mawr

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Introducing Cadw

Introducing Cadw

Cadw is the Welsh Government’s historic environment service working for an accessible and well-protected historic environment for Wales.

Priorities for the historic environment of Wales

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Heritage Tourism Project

Heritage Tourism Project

The Welsh Government is managing a project to develop heritage tourism in Wales. The project is largely funded by the Welsh Government and from EU Convergence Funds and will help maximise the economic value of heritage by increasing the number, length and value of visits to Wales.

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