Posts Tagged ‘ CADW ’

English Heritage re-opens

Mar 24th, 2021 | By
image of Stonehenge

In just one week’s time, March 29th, English Heritage properties will start to re-open again but, entry must be booked in advance.

Going for a walk

Mar 22nd, 2020 | By

One opportunity widely available to us is to venture into our parks, (although some are closed) open-air spaces and gardens whcih are beginning to burst with new growth.

Saturday snippets: 6th January 2018

Jan 6th, 2018 | By

Adrian sums up some of the smaller stories of the week.

Saturday snippets: 5th November 2016

Nov 5th, 2016 | By
dragon head

Never underestimate a dragon. It has been responsible for attracting visitors to heritage sites in Wales just as Taylor Swift has attracted people to New York. They are just two items that Adrian includes in his Saturday column this week.

St David’s Day

Feb 26th, 2016 | By

As has been the tradition in years past, if you are in Wales on St David’s Day, March 1st, then all Cadw sites will have free entry but some celebrations run throughout the weekend as well.

Magna Carta in Wales

Apr 1st, 2015 | By

Last Sunday at Cligerran attracted lots of visitors to see the unveiling of one of two willow sculptures that Cadw has commissioned to celebrate Magna Carta’s 800th birthday.

Open Days 2014

Sep 4th, 2014 | By
cardiff castle without the scurity

Every September, buildings of every age and style open their doors for you to visit them And this includes any number of buildings that don’t open at any other time of the year.

Replacing a Welsh Guidebook?

Mar 2nd, 2012 | By

For those with smart phones and i-pads, comes the “Show me Wales” ap. Instead of a guide book you can use the ap to provide information about what’s nearby to visit, what events are on and where to eat and stay.

Don’t mess with heritage

Oct 7th, 2011 | By

The announcement that the National trust had reached four million members was the cause for much comment on TV and the newspapers. Most of that was based on wondering whether the organisation was still full of crusty do-gooders or whether its modern approach to allowing people to touch things was a bit too “popular” and trendy.

CADW and St David’s Day

Feb 26th, 2011 | By

Next Tuesday is the day when Welsh across the world will celebrate their Welshness maybe not with the same marketing skills that has seen St Patrick’s Day take over the world on the 17th of the month but with the same fervour at least. David has been a saint, as recognized by the Roman Catholic Church, for 991 years and March 1st seems to be the date when he died 1,422 years ago