Camping in Snowdonia

Historic Locations

There are more than 600 castles in Wales, more per square mile than anywhere in the world. There are 501 scheduled monuments in Gwynedd alone, 161 in Conwy, and 143 on the Isle of Angelsey. Whether you are a history buff or a pilgrim, the richness of our history will take your breath away.

Castles Upon Castles

Visit Wales has some great further information about visiting castles in Wales. Check out their website for further information

Living Amongst The Ancients

Barclodiad y Gawres, Bodowyr Burial Chamber, Bron y Foel Isaf, Bryn Cader Faner Cairn Circle, Bryn Celli Ddu, Bryn Gwyn Standing Stones, Caer Leb, Capel Garmon Burial Chamber, Castell Bryn Gwyn, Circle 275, Din Dryfol, Din Lligwy...and we haven't even made it through the D's yet. There are so many ancient sites, and all just a short drive from Gwern Gof Isaf.

Relics Of A Christian Past

From ancient routes of pilgrimage, to holy wells, remote mountain chapels and stunning stained glass windows, here are a few of North Wales' great sacred places.

Visit Some of Our Most Famous Trees

This site lists some individual ancient trees of interest, together with sites where there are concentrations of ancient and other veteran trees.

A trail through one of the UK's "most magical" ecosystems.

Coed Felinrhyd is a place where geography and legend meet, and was named in the 12th Century Mabinogion Welsh myths.

Curious to do as the Romans did?

When you think of Snowdonia you can be forgiven for thinking more of Celts and Druids as ancient peoples that once inhabited this rugged land. But, like much of England and Wales, the Romans made their mark here too.

Explore Snowdonia's hidden history and unique characters

Find out what makes Snowdonia the magical place that it is today; thanks to its history and its people.

Museums, Galleries, and Learning Centers

Watch history come alive at North Wales’ museums and galleries. Everything from Railroads to King Arthur.