For further information relating to the history and archaeology of Wales or to explore other record collections choose a link below.
Visit the Archwilio main page to search records held by the other Welsh Archaeological Trusts. www.archwilio.org.uk
The Historic Wales portal allows simultaneous searching of hundreds of thousands of records relating to archaeological monuments, historic buildings and artefacts held by different organisations across Wales. This includes those held by the Welsh Archaeological Trusts and RCAHMW as well as providing access to Scheduled Ancient Monument and Listed Building data held by Cadw and the finds record of the National Museum of Wales. www.historicwales.gov.uk
Coflein is the online database for the National Monuments Record of Wales (NMRW) held by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales. Coflein allows access to details of many thousands of archaeological sites, monuments, buildings and maritime sites in Wales, together with an index to the drawings, manuscripts and photographs held in the NMRW archive collections. www.coflein.gov.uk
Cadw are responsible for the protection of the historic environment of Wales. This includes historic buildings, ancient monuments, historic parks, gardens and landscapes, and underwater archaeology. A division of the Welsh Assembly Government, they are guardians of and provide access to thousands of sites nationwide, promoting learning and community engagement. www.cadw.gov.uk
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
The Royal Commission is the investigating body and national archive for the historic environment of Wales. It has the lead role in ensuring that Wales' archaeological, built and maritime heritage is authoritatively recorded and properly understood, and seeks to promote appreciation of this heritage nationally and internationally. www.rcahmw.gov.uk
National Museum Wales
The object of the National Museum of Wales is the advancement of the education of the public; primarily, by the comprehensive representation of science, art, industry, history and culture of, or relevant to, Wales. www.museumwales.ac.uk/en/home
Local Record Offices
Local record offices hold a wealth of information including historic maps, estate plans, sales catalogues, deeds, and acompany records available for consultation. Visit their websites to find out more, some have online catalogues available to view or search.
Brecon Beacons National Park
Brecon Beacons National Park was designated in 1957. Work of the park involves protecting the natural beauty of the Park, helping visitors enjoy and understand the Park and fostering the wellbeing of local people. www.breconbeacons.org
Heritage Gateway provides access to England's local and national Historic Environment Records. www.heritagegateway.org.uk
PastScape is a quick and easy way to search nearly 400,000 records held in the National Historic Environment database for England. www.pastscape.org.uk