Roman Sites in Swansea and Gower, Wales

There are a few very good Roman remains in the Swansea/Gower region - here are highlights. For more detailed listings see our gazetter of Roman sites in all of Glamorgan >>

Map of all Roman Sites in Wales
Also see Roman Sites in England

Name   Heritage Rating
Cowbridge Roman Military Site Cowbridge Roman Military Site 2 Heritage Rating
Neath Roman Fort Neath Roman Fort 2 Heritage Rating
Penydarren Roman Fort Penydarren Roman Fort 2 Heritage Rating
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Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel

Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel
Kinmel, Clwyd

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Set in 200 acres of parkland, with breathtaking views of the Clwydian Hills and the mountains of Snowdonia less than an hour away, the Grade II listed Bodelwyddan Castle offers an experience thats truly unforgettable. … more >>

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