Visitors can enjoy free access to Wales historic sites on Sunday 1st March 2020 (St David’s Day), as Cadw celebrates Wales’s patron saint. Choose from an array of sites to explore, from Wales’s largest fortress, Caerphilly Castle, with its iconic leaning tower, to St Davids Bishop’s Palace.
What is Cadw?
Cadw is the Welsh Government’s historic environment service working for an accessible and well-protected historic environment for Wales. Approximately 250 people work for Cadw across a range of disciplines. Around 100 of these people are custodians working at monuments in their care or are part of the in-house teams that undertake conservation and maintenance at the many sites. Cadw also has specialist staff, including field monument wardens and inspectors of historic buildings, ancient monuments and historic parks and gardens, who are based all over Wales.
Example Attractions offerring Free Entry
In addition to the CADW attractions, a selection of other Welsh attractions are also offerring Free entry to celebrate St Davids Day. Check with your local attractions directly for details. Portmeirion Village is a good example.
Celebrate St David’s Day with Free entry to Wales historic sites
Visitors can enjoy free access to Wales’s historic sites this St David’s Day (Sunday 1st March 2020), in celebration of Wales’s patron saint.
From castles to abbeys and industrial heritage sites, take advantage of free tickets to a number of attractions that normally charge for admission. Book your free tickets now on the Cadw website.
Plan Your Visit
We recommend that you do some research prior to visiting your chosen attraction. Some of the attractions require pre-booking. Check out the attractions opening dates and times as some are limited. Visit the CADW Official Website to see what’s on offer.