Official Websites

Cadw - the Welsh heritage organisation, maintaining many castles and religious buildings

English Heritage - government department managing English heritage sites, mostly ruins; prehistoric, Roman, Saxon, Norman, medieval and later

National Trust - UK charitable trust maintaining historic buildings, mostly intact, plus coastlines and other landscapes

National Parks

Brecon Beacons National Park - mountains, valleys and waterfalls in south Wales

Dartmoor National Park - extensive granite moorland in southern Devon

Exmoor National Park - moorland and coastlines in Somerset and Devon

New Forest National Park - woods and heaths near the south coast, in Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park - beaches, cliffs and inland areas along the north, west and south coasts of Pembrokeshire


Geology of the Wessex Coast of Southern England - very detailed guide to the Jurassic coastline

Wales Beach Guide - descriptions and photos of every beach in Wales, and north Somerset

Walking Englishman - illustrated hiking reports, mostly in the north but including some southwest locations

Waterfalls Walks in Wales - waterfalls and caves in Wales, concentrated in the Brecon Beacons


Biological Records Centre - distribution maps and other details, for all UK species

Wild Flower Finder - searchable guide, detailed descriptions and close-up photographs

Wildlife Trusts - guide to some of the most common species


Medley Meadow - glamping in Monmouthshire, near Brecon Beacons National Park

HotTubHideaways - lodges and cabins in Wales with hot tubs

Historic Sites

Britain Express - comprehensive guide to historical sites across all of England, Scotland and Wales; nearly 6,000 places described

Castles Forts Battles - many articles about the military heritage of the United Kingdon

Castles of Wales - photographs and detailed descriptions of over 400 Welsh castles, large and small

Facebook Groups

Brecon Beacons National Park

Castles and Ruins

Photographing the Brecon Beacons

Walking the Brecon Beacons