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Looking to soak-up sensational stories, make dramatic discoveries or take in a view with a brew? Cadw offers a range of exciting places to explore near you.

Wales is filled to the brim with history — it’s time to get out and explore Wales like never before!

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Places to Visit
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.
What's On
Choose from a packed programme of more than 400 events and days out each year across Wales, including exhibitions, workshops, heritage and arts activities, tours, talks, living history and live performances.
Best for History
Wales is filled to the brim with history — where will your Welsh adventure take you?
Venue Hire
Whether a castle, court, abbey or townhouse, some of Wales’s most impressive historic sites provide a unique backdrop to your event.

Unlimited access to Wales's past

Join Cadw for as little as £1.50 a month and gain unlimited access to over 100 historical sites.

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Enjoy the many benefits of Cadw membership

  • 10% off Cadw gift shops
  • 50% off entry to English Heritage and Historic Scotland sites
  • FREE entry to English Heritage and Historic Scotland on renewal
  • FREE entry to Manx National Heritage properties
  • FREE membership pack including car sticker and full colour map