The Roman presence in Wales was not as comprehensive as that in England; the invaders found the mountainous terrain difficult, and the native tribes equally so. Nevertheless, there are several very well preserved Roman sites in Wales, most notably in the south east and north. Here
you will find a listing of the major Roman sites.
Where possible we've tried to provide map links to help you pinpoint
the locations, some of which can be awkward to find with a good OS map! These sites can also be browsed by
Prestatyn Roman Fort Prestatyn, Clwyd, Wales The fort, which housed the Twentieth Legion, and bath house, have been excavated at Prestatyn. The timbers which supported an aqueduct leading to the bathouse, were found preserved, and are on display. As well, a nearby metalsmith's shop was unearthed. ... more
A Tudor manor house on the edge of the New Forest, Breamore was built in 1583 for the Dodington family. It was later the home of Edward Hulse, doctor to Queen Anne, George I, and George II. The house boasts a collection of 17th and 18th century portraits, period furniture, porcelain, and fine art. In the grounds is the Mizmaze, a turf maze of medieval origin. ... more