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Cadw Open Doors 2014

 On 20 September 2014 the National Assembly for Wales will open its doors to the public as part of Cadw’s annual Open Doors event. Hundreds of attractions across Wales will be offering free entry, activities or events throughout September, with some unique buildings even allowing public access for the first time. 367 more words

Out And About

Castel Coch

If you’ve ever travelled along the M4 in Wales, by junction 32, (Coryton interchange) the chances are you will have seen the Aurthrian-esque castle nestled in the trees on the side of the hill.   346 more words


Open Doors Cardiff 2014!

Oh by heck, it’s that time of year again when those hidden nooks and crannies around our city throw their doors open for you nosey lot to go and have a poke around! 3,916 more words

Local Culture / Music / Arts

Guides for Tretower

Tretower is a delightful site nestling into the Brecon Beacons close to Abergavenny. My earliest guide is a blue Ministry of Public Buildings and Works (MPBW) Official Guide-book for Tretower Court (3rd edition1959, 3rd impression 1963), cost one shilling . 297 more words


Weobley Castle

Across the bay from where I live in Llanelli, high above the coastal salt marsh stands Weobley Castle. The castle dates from the 14th century & today is in remarkable condition for its age. 59 more words


Inspiring landscapes: the magic of prehistoric megaliths.

For many thousands of years, enormous mounds of earth and rock have been found in parts of north-western Europe without explanation. People conjured stories to explain the origins of these structures, from tales of giants who run across countries, dropping stones as they go, to the monuments as homes of the fairies. 276 more words