Call them stately homes, country houses, or simply historic houses,
most of these historic places of residence recall a bygone age of wealth
and splendour. In some cases the houses have been created from the
ruins of medieval castles. In other cases the house has been built
to look like a medieval castle.
Featured Historic House
St Fagans Castle St Fagans, Glamorgan, Wales A late 16th century manor house located within the open air Museum of Welsh Life at St Fagans. St Fagan's Castle, as it is somewhat optimistically named, is one of the finest Elizabethan manor houses in Wales. The house was built in 1580 and heavily restored in the Victorian period. Lord Robert-Windsor (later Earl of Plymouth) , donated the Castle to the National Museum of Wales in 1946. The interiors are furnished as they might have been in the late 19th century. ... more
Our picks as the 5 most interesting Historic Houses to visit in Wales:
Historic Houses and Gardens - HUDSONS is the definitive
annual guide to heritage property in Britain. As the British
Tourist Authority called Hudson's the "bible" of the
stately house visitor to Britain. The website provides a gateway
to these properties and also indicates which are available not
just for visiting but also for special events, weddings,and
accommodation. It incorporates all categories of ownership be
it National Trust, private or public.