The Welsh Government's historic environment service

Cadw works for an accessible and well-protected historic environment in Wales.

  • they conserve Wales's heritage
  • they help people understand and care about their history
  • they help sustain the distinctive character of Wales

Cadw is a Welsh word meaning 'to keep' or 'to protect'.  The Cadw Office is based in Cardiff.

Visit the Cadw website to find out more about places to visit and things to do.

Some of the properties in North Wales under Cadw's protection include Plas Mawr, Conwy Castle, Beaumaris Castle, Caernarfon Castle and Harlech Castle.

General enquiries call 0300 025 6000