Prehistoric sites in Wales

Browse this list of prehistoric sites to visit in Wales alphabetically (on this page) or by Region (see a regional map). Unless otherwise noted, most sites are freely accessible, but please be respectful of the rights of landowners.

Map of prehistoric sites to visit in Wales
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Name Town County Organisation Heritage Rating
Barclodiad y Gawres Rhosneigr Gwynedd 4 Heritage Rating
Bodowyr Burial Chamber Llangaffo Gwynedd Cadw 3 Heritage Rating
Bron y Foel Isaf Burial Chamber Barmouth Gwynedd 3 Heritage Rating
Bryn Cader Faner Cairn Circle Talsarnau Gwynedd 3 Heritage Rating
Bryn Celli Dhu Llanfair PG Gwynedd Cadw 4 Heritage Rating
Bryn Gwyn Standing Stones Dwyran Gwynedd 3 Heritage Rating
Caer Drewyn Hill Fort Corwen Clwyd 3 Heritage Rating
Caer Leb Brynsiencyn Gwynedd Cadw 3 Heritage Rating
Capel Garmon Burial Chamber Capel Garmon Gwynedd Cadw 3 Heritage Rating
Carn Bugail Deri Glamorgan 3 Heritage Rating
Carn Llechart Ring Cairn Rhyd-y-Fro Glamorgan 3 Heritage Rating
Carreg Coetan Burial Chamber Newport Dyfed Cadw 3 Heritage Rating
Castell Bryn Gwyn Brynsiencyn Gwynedd Cadw 3 Heritage Rating
Cerrig Duon Stone Circle & Maen Mawr Craig-y-nos Powys 3 Heritage Rating
Chepstow, Bulwark Camp Chepstow Gwent Cadw 3 Heritage Rating
Circle 275 Penmaenmawr Gwynedd 3 Heritage Rating
Coetan Arthur (Arthurs Quoit) Burial Chamber St Davids Dyfed 3 Heritage Rating
Devils Quoit, Stackpole Stackpole Quay Dyfed 3 Heritage Rating
Din Dryfol Chambered Tomb Aberffraw Gwynedd Cadw 3 Heritage Rating
Din Lligwy ancient settlement Moelfre Gwynedd Cadw 3 Heritage Rating
Druid's Circle Penmaenmawr Gwynedd 3 Heritage Rating
Dyffryn Ardudwy Burial Chambers Dyffryn Ardudwy Gwynedd Cadw 3 Heritage Rating
Dyffryn Syfynwy Stone Circle Henry's Moat Dyfed 3 Heritage Rating
Ffrid Newydd Tal y Bont Gwynedd 2 Heritage Rating
Four Stones Walton Powys 3 Heritage Rating
Gaer Llwyd Chambered Tomb Gaerllwyd Gwent 2 Heritage Rating
Garn Goch Hill Fort Bethlehem Dyfed Brecon Beacons National Park 3 Heritage Rating
Gop Hill Cairn Trelawnyd Clwyd 4 Heritage Rating
Gors Fawr Stone Circle Mynachlog-ddu Dyfed 3 Heritage Rating
Great Orme Copper Mines Llandudno Gwynedd 4 Heritage Rating
Grey Hill Stone Circle Caerwent Gwent 3 Heritage Rating
Name Town County Organisation Heritage Rating

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