sites in Wales
A guide to Wales, highlighting attractions, history, and visitor information.
Prehistoric sites in Wales
Browse this list of prehistoric sites to visit in Wales alphabetically (on this page) or by Region (see a regional map). Unless otherwise noted, most sites are freely accessible, but please be respectful of the rights of landowners.
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This battle outside York saw the triumph of Harold Hardrada of Norway over Edwin and Morcar, Earls of Mercia and Northumbria respectively
Hardrada's victory forced King Harold of England to march hurriedly north to give battle at Stamford Bridge
Harald was aided by King Harold's rebellious brother, Tostig
This Day in British History
04 March, 1890
Forth Railway Bridge opens
The Prince of Wales officially opens the bridge