272
trips planned in the last hour
8.9
out of 10
Trustscore rating
©

The Most Interesting Historical Places in South Wales

Plan your next trip here

Historical Places in South Wales

  • © 1
    Tintern Abbey , Tintern
    4.6
    For more than 500 years, Tintern Abbey has stood as a testament to endurance and romance amid a wild land. Founded as a Cistercian monastery
    Tours from $380
  • © 2
    Castell Coch , Tongwynlais
    4.5
    William Burges' architectural magnum opus, Castell Coch, or Red Castle, is a dream world built by a patron and his favorite architect. Tour t
  • © 3
    Caerphilly Castle , Caerphilly
    4.6
    Historian Norman Pounds has deemed Caerphilly Castle "a turning point in the history of the castle in Britain." The large gatehouses, which b
    Tours from $73
  • © 4
    4.8
    Explore the underground world of a working coal mine at Big Pit National Coal Museum, dedicated to operational preservation of the Welsh coal
  • © 5
    Cardiff Castle , Cardiff
    4.4
    Explore 2,000 years of history at Cardiff Castle, built on a site first used by Roman invaders. The original fort constructed here was a rect
    Tours from $15
  • View more attractions

    Plan your trip to South Wales

    • Get a personalized plan

      A complete day-by-day itinerary
      based on your preferences
    • Customize it

      Refine your plan. We'll find the
      best routes and schedules
    • Book it

      Choose from the best hotels
      and activities. Up to 50% off
    • Manage it

      Everything in one place.
      Everyone on the same page.

    Where to stay in South Wales

    Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
    Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor
    2 adults
    Adults (12 +)
    - +
    Children (2-11)
    - +
    Infants (Under 2)
    - +
    Close
    Live like a local, find unique places to stay
    2 adults
    Adults (12 +)
    - +
    Children (2-11)
    - +
    Infants (Under 2)
    - +
    Close

    See plans by other users

    15 days in Wales BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Monmouth BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 2 days in Wales BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Wales BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Wales BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 39 days in Wales BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Asia, Europe & Middle East BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Wales BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Wales BY A USER FROM ISRAEL July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Cardiff BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Wales BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
    View more plans