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
Gelligaer Military Station Gelligaer, Gwent, Wales When the Romans finally managed to subdue the Silures tribe of southern Wales in the late 1st century AD they built a military fort on a high plateau just north of modern Cardiff. The fort was in use until about 120AD.