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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British History Quiz
This battle took place on or about 8 January 871 between King Alfred and a Danish army
The battle took place on the Berkshire Downs
The Saxons under Alfred were victorious, but then suffered a string of defeats
This Day in British History
29 March, 1461
Battle of Towton
In the bloodiest battle on English soil, Edward of York defeats a Lancastrian army, forcing Henry VI to flee to Scotland