The Welsh Government's historic environment service, Cadw, has revealed its exciting lineup of events across west Wales for May half term, offering a range of activities for families at Wales’ mightiest castles and religious locations.

Whether you are craving adventure, eager to uncover history or simply seeking quality time with your loved ones, Cadw’s events are suitable for all.

A selection of two of the most unique events over half term in the local area can be found below. Cadw’s events are filled with fun, history and valuable experiences and a full list can be found online; for a full list of Cadw events over the half term holiday and admission information, visit Cadw’s website.

This half term, at Laugharne Castle on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday May 26, witness the majestic world of birds of prey. From graceful falcons to powerful eagles, their unique beauty is sure to captivate every visitor. With spectacular flying displays at 12pm and 3pm, watch as these birds soar through the sky with breathtaking agility and grace around this mighty medieval castle, Tudor mansion and poet’s hideout. The event opens at 11am and closes at 4pm.

Why not join Minstrel Tom and the Wise Woman at St Davids Bishop’s Palace on Wednesday, May 29 and Thursday, May 30? Be serenaded by enchanting medieval melodies of Minstrel Tom this half term as you explore the wonder of St Davids Bishop’s Palace. Journey through time with the Wise Woman as you learn about the fascinating uses of herbs throughout the ages, from ancient remedies to culinary delights. The event opens at 10am and closes at 4.30pm.

Cadw memberships offer free event entry and unlimited access to over 130 historic places across Wales all year round, offering a unique way to explore Wales’ rich heritage.

To help you discover new adventures for your children and their friends, all adult Cadw memberships now include free entry for children.

There are over 130 historic places to visit and 1,000 reasons for us all to become a Cadw member. Find out more at