History & Heritage

Click on the images below to take a journey back in time and discover the rich history of South Wales.

Big PitBig Pit

Big Pit is an industrial heritage museum in Blaenavon that offers a unique insight into the workings of a coal mine. Take the underground tour and see first hand the conditions the miners faced on a daily basis.

Caerphilly CastleCaerphilly Castle

Built in the 13th century by Gilbert de Clare, this formidable sight is one of the greatest surviving medieval castles in western Europe. The castleā€˜s concentric defences changed the course of military architecture.

DinefwrDinefwr Park

Explore the beautiful 800 acre grounds of Dinefwr park, discover the history of one of the most haunted houses in Britain and admire the majestic hilltop ruins of Dinefwr castle.

St FagansSt Fagans

This open air museum chronicles the historical lifestyle, culture, and architecture of the Welsh people. Visit over 40 re-erected buildings as well as the numerous displays of traditional crafts.

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