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History & Heritage

Wales is packed with history, culture and legend, all just waiting for you to discover.

Newcastle Emlyn Castle. SA38 9AF

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Newcastle Emlyn Castle. SA38 9AF

Dating back to the 13th century, our local castle is the only native Welsh castle in this area to be built of stone. It was used more as a county seat than a military base, and although now mainly ruined you can still appreciate the fine views and the historic atmosphere. There's also the dragon's history trail to explore.

Cilgerran Castle, Cardigan. SA43 2SF

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Cilgerran Castle, Cardigan. SA43 2SF

Cared for by the National Trust, this stunning castle was built in the mid 13th century. Today you can enjoy stunning views across the Teifi Valley as well as lovely walks down to the river.

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One of the most stunningly situated castles in the country, Carreg Cennen is well worth a visit - just wait for a clear day so you can appreciate the gorgeous views over the Brecon Beacons.

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One of the most important estates in the history of Wales, Dinefwr is packed with heritage and culture. You can explore the medieval castle as well as the country mansion house and deer park.

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Step back in time to discover just why 1500 was an exciting year for Tenby, and what a typical merchant's house here looked like at the time. Fascinating for history buffs everywhere!

Carreg Cennen Castle, Llandeilo. SA19 6TS

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Castell Henllys Iron Age Fort, Crymych. SA41 3UT

This brilliant reconstruction of an Iron Age hillfort in the heart of the Pembrokeshire countryside provides a fascinating glimpse into a long lost age. Archaeologists have been excavating at this site for over 20 years so the reconstructions are based on what they've found.

Carreg Cennen Castle, Llandeilo. SA19 6TS

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This beautiful 18th century Welsh gentry house has survived largely unchanged for over 200 years, and provides a fascinating glimpse into 18th century life on a  small Welsh estate.