History & Culture

history and culture

National Botanic Garden of Wales

Inspiring range of themed gardens, the world’s largest single-span glasshouse, play areas and a national nature reserve, all set in a Regency landscape which provides the stage for a packed programme of events and courses throughout the year.

Dylan Thomas Boathouse 

Even if the poet, writer and broadcaster Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) hadn’t lived at the Boathouse in Laugharne for the last four years of his tragically short life, it is a truly remarkable place to visit.

Castell Henllys

Become a Celtic warrior for a day at Castell Henllys Iron Age Fort. Help build a wattle and daub wall, make bread, throw a spear.

Cilgerran Castle

Uncover nearly 800 years of history at the magnificent Cilgerran Castle. This striking 13th-century fortress is perched overlooking the spectacular Teifi Gorge.

Teifi Valley Railway

Take a short journey behind our steam engine. Take a trip to Pixie Halt on our miniature train, or spend time relaxing in our indoor/outdoor seating areas and cafe.

Aberglasney gardens and house 

“A garden lost in time” one of Wales’ finest gardens. Also grade 2 listed mansion.

Cardigan Castle

Discover our medieval origins, admire our Georgian Architecture and learn about the first ever Eisteddfod – all while enjoying our stunning surroundings.

Events, dining and history in one place.

Picton Castle and gardens 

Enchanting 13th century Castle is surrounded by a spectacular 40 acre RHS Partner Garden full of surprises for all the family.

Rheidol Railways

A blast of the whistle and the hiss of steam and you’re away! Sit back, relax and let us take you on a nostalgic journey through some of Wales’ most spectacular scenery.

St Davids

Visit this beautiful and unique city surrounded by some of the finest coastline in Europe.

Museum of Childhood

Over a hundred years of the history of toys; dolls, teddy bears and dolls houses.

Pembroke Castle

Birthplace of Henry VII and idyllically set on the banks of the river estuary, this mighty fortress is steeped in British history… A true wonder of Wales.

Pentre Ivan

Neolithic Burial Chamber

St Dogmaels’

Mediaeval Tironensian Benedictine abbey

Discover Ceredigion

A mine of information about places to visit and things to do in our neighbouring county.

National Wool Museum

Discover the spellbinding story of the Welsh woollen industry

Welsh Wildlife Centre

Explore our nature trails on foot or two wheels, meet our resident water buffalo and friendly giant willow badger.

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