Insole Court – Cardiff’s Hidden Gem

Come closer… I’m going to tell you Cardiff’s best kept heritage secret. All the locals love visiting this historic house and its garden, but it hasn’t quite made the tourist radar yet. Nestled in the leafy Cardiff suburb of Llandaff, Insole Court is a Grade II* listed mansion house with a rich history, just waiting…

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A Night At The Museum – Lates At The National Museum Cardiff

AD Being a Welsh history lover, the seven sites of Amgueddfa Cymru National Museums Wales have always been very special places for me (St Fagans is one of my top museums of all time) so I was absolutely thrilled when they suggested I join them for their new late night openings at National Museum Cardiff….

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The Best Places To Learn The History Of The National Eisteddfod

Today marks the start of Wales’ most famous cultural event – THE NATIONAL EISTEDDFOD. The Eisteddfod is an annual unique festival here in Wales. A celebration of Welsh language and culture, it provides a national stage for music, dance and the visual arts. This year it is being held in the Ceredigion community of Tregaron….

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7 Regency Sites To Visit In West Wales

Have recent period drama smash hits such as Bridgerton, Sanditon and Mr Malcolm’s List got you yearning for a promenade down a classic Regency street? England may be home to famous Regency towns like Bath and Cheltenham, but we have more than our fair share of historic regency sites in Wales that you can visit…

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All The Period Dramas About Queens From History You Can Watch Soon

Past generations of historians have focused on kings – male rulers and their achievements – but over the past decade there has been a steady rise in the study of Women’s History, including the study of queens. This interest has definitely transferred to the silver screen. When I recently sat down to update my period…

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