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
Brecon Gaer Roman Fort Aberyscir, Powys, Wales Remains of an early Roman fort, also known as Y Gaer, begun about 75 AD near the River Usk. The perimeter wall with corner turrets is still preserved, and the gateways still show the holes where the gate-pivots hung. Finds from Brecon Gaer can be viewed at the Brecknock Museum in Brecon. ... more