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The Castles of Wales Website
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Heritage Bodies

Official Castle Websites

Cadw: The official guardian of the built heritage of Wales Carew Castle
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales Cardiff Castle
RCAHMW Coflein Database Chirk Castle (National Trust)
Dyfed Archaeological Trust Dinefwr Castle & Park (National Trust)
Gwynedd Archaeological Trust Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust
Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust Gwydir Castle
The Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust Ludlow Castle
Council for British Archaeology Wales Manorbier Castle
Current Archaeology Website Penrice Castle
English Heritage Powis Castle (National Trust)
Britain's National Trust Stokesay Castle
Roch Castle
Ruthin Castle Hotel & Spa
Upton Castle
Usk Castle
Whittington Castle
Miscellaneous Welsh Sites Other Castle Sites
Britannica: Wales in the Middle Ages: Brief but informative primer on the Welsh Middle Ages. Castles of Britain Website by Lise Hull: One of the web's earliest castle research sites. Also a listing of the owner's published works. One of out principal contributors
The Early British Kingdoms Web Site: Detailed information on kings and rulers from Britain's Middle ages, with sections for Kings, Kingdoms, Saints, and Archaeology. The Gatehouse medieval castle database by Philip Davis: Massive database for British castles. Lots of great information and reference materials. Extensive list of links.
Owain Glyn Dwr Society: Site dedicated to the history and legacy of Welsh Partiot Owain Glyn Dwr, and his dream of an independent Wales. Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales: Information on 875 English and Welsh castles, fortified manor houses. Includes aerial photography and interactive castle locator maps.
St Fagans National Museum of History: An open-air museum in Cardiff chronicling the historical lifestyle, culture, and architecture of the Welsh people. The museum is part of the wider network of Amgueddfa Cymru – Museum Wales. The Castle Guide - Castles From Around The UK: Simon Forder's comprehensive site provides good information on some of the more obscure castle sites.
The National Coracle Centre: Museum and workshop of coracles from around the world set in the grounds of a 17th century flour mill beside the beautiful Cenarth Falls. Castles on the Web: Extensive listing of European castles with photographs. Extensive castle links collection.  
Casgliad y Werin Cymru: Peoples Collection Wales: A unique and interesting site where people can upload their own photographs, stories and memories of Wales. CastleUK.net: Castle UK precisely locates Medieval castles of England, Scotland and Wales. Interactive Ordnance Survey maps.
Welsh Genealogy: A listing of genealogy resources for those tracing their Welsh ancestors. The Castle Studies Group: A group of professional and amateur historians dedicated to the study of European castles. Extensive list of related links.
Medieval Historical Novels by Sharon Kay Penman: Sharon is a well-respected author and passionate teller of Welsh and English medieval history with a keen eye towards historical accuracy. Highly recommended.  Historian & author Paul Martin Remfry: Website of an inportant contributor here. Includes a listing of publications and academic activities.
My Thomas Family Genealogy Site (Brynmawr, Wales): Genealogy website for my Thomas and aligned families exploring my Welsh ancestry. Castle Studies Trust Blog (Wales)

 


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