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
Caersws Roman Forts Caersws, Powys, Wales There are two forts at Caersws. The first is small "conquest" fort, used as temporary lodging by the Legions during the initial invasion of Wales. Later, a larger fort was built to the north of Caersws village, and the remains of a tile kiln have been unearthed. Excavations have unveiled a large civilian settlement beneath the present village, supplied by roads and pipe-trenches. ... more