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Caerphilly Castle

The home of Caerphilly cheese and surprise – another castle. Quite impressive with inner and outer moats. It is right in the centre of the village with beautiful parkland incorporated. 37 more words

Wales

Castle Coch

We may have missed the Dr Who experience, but we went onto Castle Coch – and I enjoyed it greatly.

Really it wasn’t a castle in the true sense. 48 more words

Wales

Raglan Castle

Yep – another one. Glad we got the CADW membership for Wales because admission costs quickly add up.

Wales

Bancbryn: The dangers of Twitter!

Having asked Cadw if they would keep us in touch with developments at Bancbryn there was no news. Instead the only snippets emanating from the organisation were a few tweets from a Cadw officer who had been copied into internal correspondence and who clearly despite having never visited the site felt confident enough to announce to the world: 200 more words

Wales

Bancbryn: If it does prove to be schedulable it might prove awkward

An internal Cadw e-mail written three days after they were asked to consider the Bancbryn stone alignment for scheduling provides an insight into much of what followed. 178 more words

Wales

Megalithic Tour of Anglesey 1: Ty Newydd

I recently explored some of Anglesey’s megalithic tombs with Frances Lynch’s wonderful 1995 Cadw guide to Gwynedd in hand (which I incidentally see now goes for £177 on Amazon.co.uk; surely time for a reprint Cadw!!!!).  520 more words

Heritage

A Car Park Megalith

This is one for the urban prehistorian, for while it does not concern urban environments and an ‘unlikely place’, it does relate a modern megalithic feature installed close to a megalithic monument hailing from prehistory: the Neolithic henge monument converted into a passage grave in south-east Anglesey known as… 468 more words

Heritage