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
Sarn Helen Roman Road Ystradfellte, Powys, Wales Sarn Helen is one of the best preserved stretches of Roman road in Wales. The road runs north from Coed-y-Garreg toward Brecon. The method of construction can be best seen at Maen Madoc, where the cobbled surface and ditch is exposed. ... more